"We’re in a battle for the soul of America. It’s time to remember who we are. We’re Americans: tough, resilient, but always full of hope. It’s time to treat each other with dignity. Build a middle class that works for everybody. Fight back against the incredible abuses of power we’re seeing. It’s time to dig deep and remember that our best days still lie ahead. ” —Joe Biden (April 2019)
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VICE-PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN IS THE SOLE DEMOCRATIC CONTENDER FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION . MANY DEMOCRATS ARE DISAPPOINTED THAT THEIR FAVORED CANDIDATE HAS LEFT THE RACE HOWEVER THIS ELECTION PERIOD HAS SHOWN THAT WE HAVE MANY EXCELLENT DEMOCRATS READY AND WILLING TO TAKE OVER THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AND LEAD IT BACK TO A SANE, JUST COUNTRY. THE COLUMBIA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY WISHES TO THANK ALL OF THOSE WHO PUT IN THE INCREDIBLE EFFORT THAT RUNNING FOR THE PRESIDENCY INVOLVES AND FOR MAKING THE DIGNIFIED SACRIFICE THAT HAS GONE A LONG WAY TOWARD REUNIFYING OUR PARTY.
THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF COLUMBIA COUNTY WISHES TO REMIND DEMOCRATS AND OTHER RIGHT THINKING VOTERS HOW IMPORTANT IT IS FOR ALL OF US TO JOIN FORCES TO DEFEAT TRUMP AND REMOVE HIS ENTIRE INFLUENCE FROM THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT. WE AS A PARTY ARE KNOWN FOR OUR DIFFERENCES OF OPINIONS AND PRIORITIES BUT LIFTING THE SCOURGE OF THIS HATE FILLED REGIME IS CLEARLY THE NUMBER ONE PRIORITY AND WE MUST BOND TOGETHER AND WORK TOGETHER TO AVOID ANOTHER DEBACLE SUCH AS AMERICA SUFFERED IN 2016.
What Does the Auditor General Do?
The Pennsylvania Department of the Auditor General is the chief fiscal watchdog of the commonwealth. It is responsible for using audits to ensure that all state money is spent legally and properly. The auditor general was created by an act of the General Assembly in 1809.
H. Scott Conklin is a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives representing District 77. He assumed office in 2007. His current term ends on November 30, 2020.
Ahmad has worked as a molecular biologist and entrepreneur. Aside from her professional experience, she has served as president of the Philadelphia NOW and on the board of the Philadelphia Foundation.
Ahmad earned her Ph.D. in from the University of Pennsylvania. She immigrated to the United States from southern Asia when she was 21 years old
Michael Lamb is the Pittsburgh City Controller in Pennsylvania. He assumed office in 2007. His current term ends in 2023.
Shapiro previously served as a Montgomery County commissioner from 2011 to 2017. He also served as a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 153 from 2005 to 2011
After completing his education, Torsella served as deputy mayor for policy and planning in Philadelphia from 1992 to 1993. In 1997, he became the founding president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, a nonprofit museum in Philadelphia. In 2011, he was appointed US Ambassador to the UN for Management and Reform. In this role, he worked to reform the United Nations and monitor spending.
What makes a single mom from Palmyra, Lebanon County who is a UPS package car driver decide to run for Congress? Since my son’s birth in 1999 I have been largely on the sidelines – watching and listening as public officials become beholden to big-money donors and corporations.
Within the past couple of years, I have been returning to my social-activist roots through volunteer work within the Central PA area. Now that my son is 18, it is time to put back on my political activist shoes and roll up my
Gary is running for Congress because the people of Pennsylvania need someone to serve their needs. Gary is willing to take the tough stances necessary to move our country forward and elevate our region and our communities. Gary will bring real solutions to the halls of Congress on behalf of all of the constituents in Pennsylvania’s 9th Congressional District.
My name is Michelle Siegel, and I’m running for the District 27 Pennsylvania State Senate seat. This district encompasses: Snyder, Northumberland, Montour, Columbia, and part of Luzerne County. As I have traveled the district speaking to voters, I’m often asked about what motivated me to run for public office. My answer—my son, Alex, and kids like him. The Susquehanna Valley region is my home— it is where I was raised and where my husband and I have chosen to raise our child. It is an area that afforded me a happy and secure upbringing that is the hallmark of a vibrant close-knit community.
Bill Monahan was born and raised in Pennsylvania and is a 2000 graduate of Blue Mountain High School. He completed an accredited apprenticeship program with the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers and has worked as a boilermaker for 20 years and a general foreman and superintendent for 5 years.
Bill served as the Mayor of Orangeville from 2015-2017 and believes in a “boots to the ground” approach in creating positive change within communities. In an effort to understand and address community issues, Bill personally consults and collaborates with healthcare professionals, educators, police and laborers. His philosophy is, “if you’re not looking ahead, you’re falling behind”, and as such, Bill is dedicated to being proactive in developing plans of action to improve the lives of Pennsylvanians.