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General Election Endorsements

The Pennsylvania State Nurses Association – Political Action Committee (PSNA-PAC), representing more than 221,000 nurses in the Commonwealth, has announced their bi-partisan endorsements for the upcoming general election.

“These candidates have proven their commitment to the inclusion of nurses at leadership and decision making tables,” stated PSNA Chief Executive Officer Betsy M. Snook, MEd, BSN, RN. “Today’s healthcare environment needs transformational leaders. This bi-partisan group of PSNA-endorsed legislators and candidates will be invaluable in advancing health policy in Harrisburg.”

The PSNA Board of Directors appoints registered nurse PSNA members to sit on the PSNA-PAC. When reviewing incumbents, the Committee reviews voting records, co-sponsorships, and relationships with the association. The Committee reviews an official PSNA-PAC questionnaire for any challenger or candidate for State House and Senate. PSNA-PAC does not endorse in national, gubernatorial, or congressional races. PSNA-PAC only considers State Senate and State House of Representative races.

House Endorsements

Rep. Stephen Barrar (R-160), Chester, Delaware

Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-171), Centre, Mifflin

Rep. Karen Boback (R-117), Lackawanna, Luzerne, Wyoming

Meredith Buck, RN (D-144), Bucks

Rep. Martin Causer (R-67), Cameron, McKean, Potter

Rep. Jim Cox (R-129), Berks, Lancaster

Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-100), Lancaster

Rep. Dan Deasy (D-27), Allegheny

Rep. Pam DeLissio (D-194), Montgomery, Philadelphia

Rep. Russ Diamond (R-102), Lebanon

Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-18), Bucks

Rep. Mike Driscoll (D-173), Philadelphia

Rep. Frank Farry (R-142), Bucks

Rep. Robert Freeman (D-136), Northampton

Rep. Matt Gabler (R-75), Clearfield, Elk

Barbara Gleim (R-199), Cumberland

Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-122), Carbon

Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-26), Chester, Montgomery

Joe Hohenstein (D-177), Philadelphia

Rep. Sid Kavulich (D-114), Lackawanna

Rep. Mark Keller (R-86), Cumberland, Perry

Malcolm Kenyatta (D-181), Philadelphia

Michele Knoll (D-44), Allegheny

Rep. Bill Kortz (D-38), Allegheny

Rep. Jim Marshall (R-14), Beaver, Butler

Rep. Jeanne McNeill (D-133), Lehigh

Natalie Mihalek (R-40), Allegheny, Washington

Rep. David Millard (R-109), Columbia

Rep. Gerald Mullery (D-119), Luzerne

Rep. Thomas Murt (R-152), Montgomery, Philadelphia

Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-63), Armstrong, Clarion, Forest

Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-46), Allegheny, Washington

Rep. Joseph Petrarca (D-55), Armstrong, Indiana, Westmoreland

Rep. Jack Rader (R-176), Monroe

Rep. Harry Readshaw (D-36), Allegheny

Rep. Frank Ryan (R-101), Lebanon

Rep. Tommy Sankey (R-73), Cambria, Clearfield

Rep. Stan Saylor (R-94), York

Rep. Peter Schweyer (D-22), Lehigh

Rep. Brian Sims (D-182), Philadelphia

Rep. Jared Solomon (D-202), Philadelphia

Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-116), Luzerne

Rep. Jesse Topper (R-78), Bedford, Franklin, Fulton

Rep. Perry Warren (D-31), Bucks

Joe Webster (D-150), Montgomery

Rep. Jeff Wheeland (R-83), Lycoming

Rep. David Zimmerman (R-99), Lancaster


Senate Endorsements

Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20), Luzerne, Susquehanna, Pike, Wayne, Wyoming

Sen. Camera Bartolotta (R-46), Beaver, Washington, Greene

Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-18), Lehigh, Northampton

Maria Collett (D-12), Bucks, Montgomery

Sen. Mike Folmer (R-48), Dauphin, York, Lebanon

Sen. Wayne D Fontana (D-42), Allegheny

Sen. Art Haywood (D-4), Philadelphia, Montgomery

Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-28), York

Rep. Marguerite Quinn (R-10), Bucks

Sen. Christine Tartaglione (D-2), Philadelphia

Rep. Judy Ward, RN (R-30), Blair, Fulton, Cumberland, Franklin, Huntingdon

Sen. Anthony Williams (D-8), Delaware, Philadelphia

Lindsey Williams (D-38), Allegheny

Sen. John Yudichak (D-14), Carbon, Luzerne


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