2020 Endorsements!

PGH 14 WIDC 2020 ENDORSEMENTS:

U.S. House of Representatives District 18: Mike Doyle

PA Attorney General: Josh Shapiro

PA Auditor General: Michael Lamb

PA Treasurer: Joseph Torsella

PA Senate District 43: Jay Costa, Jr.

PA House District 23: Dan Frankel

PA House District 24: Ed Gainey

PA House District 34: Summer Lee

Who’s running? Here’s a list.

Out of concern for everyone’s health and safety during the COVID-19 outbreak …

OUR MARCH 28, 2020  CLUB FUNDRAISER IS CHANGED.

INSTEAD, WE’LL BE HOLDING A …

 “STAY – AT – HOME” FUNDRAISER

SPONSORSHIPS ARE STILL ENCOURAGED AND WELCOME TO SUPPORT OUR WORK.

CONTRIBUTIONS IN ANY AMOUNT MAY ALSO BE MADE.

Here is Pittsburgh’s own Howie Alexander Trio, who we booked for the event. Are they great? Think about booking them when social events are safe again!

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Your contributions support our work throughout the year, including our Annual Meeting, Barbara Danko Political Forum, Endorsement Candidate Forum and Election, and the primary election Voters Guide.

Club endorsements have been shown to increase endorsed candidates primary results over 5%.



Information on covid-19:

Now, some information on how we can all help our communities manage the covid-19 outbreak and keep the impact to a minimum by “flattening the curve”:

Be informed: There will be a lot of conflicting information during this outbreak. Follow any directives or recommendations from the following sources:

Federal: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

State: https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx

County: https://www.alleghenycounty.us/Health-Department/Resources/COVID-19/COVID-19.aspx

Things to note:
Stay home if you are sick! 
You can communicate through email if you need to be at work meetings or events.

Practice self-care and other mental health wellness! Check out this resource from the CDC 
And use this resource in times of distress: https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

WASH YOUR HANDS!  Even without an outbreak, you should always wash your hands. Check out this article on ways to greet people without shaking hands.

 

First Name

Last Name

Jurisdiction

District

Mike Doyle US House of Representatives PA District 18
Janis Brooks * US House of Representatives PA District 18
Gerald S. Dickinson US House of Representatives PA District 18
Josh Shapiro Attorney General
Michael Lamb PA Auditor General
Nina Ahmad PA Auditor General
Tracie Fountain PA Auditor General
Christina Hartman PA Auditor General
Scott Conklin PA Auditor General
Rose Marie Davis PA Auditor General
Joseph Torsella PA Treasurer
Jay Costa, Jr PA Senate 43rd District
Bill Brittain PA Senate 43rd District
Dan Frankel PA House 23rd District
Ed Gainey PA House 24th District
William Anderson * PA House 24th District
Summer Lee PA House 34th District
Chris Roland PA House 34th District
* Withdrew, disqualified, or did not make the ballot

NOTE: All of these offices have jurisdiction in the 14th Ward. They may not be entirely in the 14th Ward, as obviously statewide offices and legislative districts are not. PGH 14 WIDC members may vote to endorse candidates for all of these offices, regardless of where they live in the 14th Ward.