Saturday, May 06, 2006

Pennacchio Endorsed by League of Young Voters

Yeah! for Chuck. Adding their boots to his army of 6,000 spread out over the Commonwealth is no small factor as we approach May 16. WTG P4P!!

For Immediate Release:
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Pittsburgh, PA – May 5th, 2006

On Thursday May 4th, 2006, The League of Young Voters PAC held their primary 2006 election endorsement meeting for the Pennsylvania primary. Invited to speak were candidates running for U.S. Senate, U.S. Congress, PA Governor, PA Lt. Governor, PA State Senate and PA State House.

Numerous candidates were present including: The Honorable State Representative Don Walko (20th House District), Lisa Bennington (21st House District), Mark Purcell (20th House District), The Honorable Recorder of Deeds Valerie McDonald-Roberts (PA Lt. Governor), Susan Banahasky (20th House District), Edward Gainey (24th House District), Chelsa Wagner (22nd House District), Mike Isaac (14th Congressional District) and The Honorable State Representative Joe Preston (24th House District). Representatives spoke on the behalf of Georgia Berner (4th Congressional District), Rick Santorum (U.S. Senator), Chuck Pennacchio (U.S. Senator) and The Honorable Congressman Mike Doyle (14th Congressional District).

After an extensive discussion on the merits of all candidates appearing on the May 16th primary ballot, our membership voted on which candidates they would endorse.

The League of Young Voters PAC endorses the following candidates:

US. Senator: Chuck Pennacchio

PA Governor: Ed Rendell
PA Lt. Governor: Valerie McDonald-Roberts
U.S. Congress (District 4): Georgia Berner
U.S. Congress (District 14): Mike Isaac
PA Senate (District 38): Jim Ferlo
PA House (District 19): Jake Wheatley
PA House (District 20): Susan Banahasky
PA House (District 21): Lisa Bennington
PA House (District 22) Chelsa Wagner
PA House (District 23): Dan Frankel
PA House (District 24): Ed Gainey
PA House (District 27): Shawn Flaherty

The League of Young Voters supports young people to build power to create solutions in our own communities. We develop leaders and build political power to create public policies which reflect our core values: family, community, inclusion, freedom, equality, sustainable jobs, the environment and peace.

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