Equality Pennsylvania Announces Endorsements for May 17 Primary

3 Local Candidates Make List

Today Equality Pennsylvania announced its statewide candidate endorsements for the May 17, 2011 Primary election.

Three local candidates made the list: John C. Campbell, Harrisburg City Treasurer, Democrat; Michael Fedor, Cumberland County Commissioner, Democrat; and Brad Koplinski, Harrisburg City Council, Democrat.

“This was a terrific process with a strong pool of interested candidates from which to select,” noted Board president, Brian Sims. “We used questionnaires and interviews to come to our decisions, and I think our endorsements provide a unique mix of candidates from across the political spectrum and state. The goal of Equality Pennsylvania is to help elect lgbt people and allies to office everywhere. This is just the beginning.”

The complete list of endorsed candidates includes:

Det Ansinn – Bucks County Commissioner, Democrat
Geoffrey Brace – Lehigh County Commissioner, Democrat
Kathryn Boockvar – Judge, Commonwealth Court, Democrat
John C. Campbell – Harrisburg City Treasurer, Democrat
Dan Clifford – Judge – 38th Judicial District, Republican
Sherrie Cohen – Philadelphia City Council, At Large, Democrat
Geraldine Delevich – New Hope Borough Council, Democrat
Diane M. Ellis-Marseglia – Bucks County Commissioner, Democrat
Jeanette Eichenwald – Allentown City Council, Democrat
Casey Evans – Luzerne County Council, Democrat
Michael Fedor – Cumberland County Commissioner, Democrat
Joe Grace – Philadelphia City Council – First District, Democrat
Gloria L. Hamm – Lehigh County Commissioner, At Large, Democrat
Brad Koplinski – Harrisburg City Council, Democrat
Malcolm Lazin – Philadelphia City Council, At Large, Republican
Hugh F. McGough – Magisterial District Judge for Magisterial District 05-2-35 (Pittsburgh), Democrat
Lucille Prater-Holliday – Pittsburgh City Council -District 9, Democrat
Marlene Pray – Doylestown Borough Council -Ward 1, Democrat
Blondell Reynolds Brown – Philadelphia City Council, At Large, Democrat
Peter G. Schweyer – Allentown City Council, Democrat
Elinor Warner – Easton City Council, At Large

Info: www.equalitypa.org

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