Candidates Seek Gay Vote


About 75 people attended a Meet the Candidates Night at the popular Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center and sponsored by the Capitol Region Stonewall Democrats.

Also, in May-June Central Voice Print Edition now available, several candidates for local, regional, and statewide office provided their positions on the OP-ED Page.

Central Voice is Central Pennsylvania’s only LGBT newspaper. Pick one up at locations throughout the area. Information, (717) 944-4628 or email

Speaking were:
Gubernatorial candidates or their representative – Jeff Silver for Congressman Joe Hoeffel; Gregory Walker for PA Sen. Anthony Williams; Alex Reber for Allegheny County administrator Don Onorato.

Lt. Governor candidates or their representative –candidate PA Rep. Scott Conklin; Phyllis Bennett for Doris Smith Ribner

US Senate candidates or their representative – Micah Mahjoubian for US Senator Arlen Specter; Frank Iannuzzi for Congressman Joe Sestak

US Congressional candidates or their representative – candidate Sheila Dow Ford; Eric Nagy for Congressman Tim Holden

PA General Assembly candidates or their representative – candidate Brooks Mountcastle; candidate Karl Singleton; Rep. Ron Buxton; candidate Phyllis Bennett, candidate Gene Stilp
Liz Wagenseller for Rep. Gene DePasquale; candidate Angela West; candidate Patrick O’Keefe

Democratic State Committee Seats – candidate Steve Dorko; candidate Peggy Grove; candidate Dan Miller; candidate Loretta Barbee Dare; candidate Diane Bowman; candidate Marilyn Levin


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