Candidates for the General Election on November 8, 2022
Vote for these Democratic Candidates
Throughout his career as a public servant, Josh Shapiro has taken on the status quo, brought people together to solve tough problems, and delivered results for the people of Pennsylvania. Since 2017, he has served as the People’s Attorney General, working every day to stand up to powerful institutions and protect Pennsylvanians’ rights. Now, Josh is running to be Pennsylvania’s next Governor — to move our Commonwealth forward and tackle our biggest challenges.
Rep. Austin Davis took the oath of office to serve the people of the Mon Valley on February 5, 2018. When he was sworn in, Davis became the first African American to serve as state representative for the 35th Legislative District in Allegheny County.
Currently, Davis is serving as chair of the Allegheny County Delegation and vice chair of the House Democratic Policy Committee, as well as serving on the House Appropriations Committee, House Consumer Affairs Committee, House Insurance Committee and House Transportation Committee. Davis is also a member of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus, Climate Caucus and PA SAFE Caucus.
Davis is a fighter for economic equality, lifting people out of poverty and fair funding for education, and is committed to bettering the lives of people in the Mon Valley.
20 years ago, John came to Braddock to start a GED program. He became mayor, and for 13 years worked to build the once-booming steel town back from collapse. As Lieutenant Governor, John has transformed the position into a bully pulpit for criminal justice reform. He has led the fight to free the wrongfully convicted and give second chances to deserving longtime inmates, and championed the cause of legalizing marijuana on a historic tour of all 67 counties.
U.S. Congress - PA 1st District
Ashley Ehasz is a veteran and patriot, having attended the US Military Academy at West Point and served as a Second Lieutenant within the U.S. Army Aviation branch and trained as an AH-64D Apache Longbow Helicopter Pilot, graduating as the only woman in her Apache class. Her priorities in Congress will be to address affordable education, substance abuse treatment, mental health services, affordable housing, and climate change.
U.S. Congress - PA 4th District
Madeleine is a mother, grandmother, Professor, lawyer, and advocate representing Pennsylvania’s 4th Congressional District of Berks and Montgomery Counties. Congresswoman Dean is an outspoken leader who champions priorities such as strong education systems, equal access to healthcare, gun violence prevention, clean water and combating climate change, and ethical governance.
Madeleine was sworn-in to Congress in 2018 as part of the most diverse freshmen class in history. In Congress, she has used her voice to advocate for her constituents and sponsor several critical pieces of legislation.
We need Madeleine to continue being our voice in Congress. She will work tirelessly to serve her constituents and help our District and nation build back better.
State Senate - 12th District
Maria is a lifelong advocate for people in need. She began her career as an attorney representing the interests of children victimized by abuse and neglect as a Deputy Attorney General in Camden County, New Jersey. She then transitioned to a career in nursing, where she worked at the bedside as a Level I trauma nurse, in pediatric home health and in long term care working with aging adults. Most recently, Maria worked as a nurse educator, helping other nurses understand how to administer Medicaid programs.
State Representative- 151st District
Missy grew up in the Philadelphia suburbs and has raised her own family in Horsham for the last decade. Her husband, John, is a member of the UA Local 420, and their daughters go to our public schools. She is invested and involved in our community, including assisting and organizing for charities like Catholic Charities Outreach, The Mitzvah Circle, and multiple holiday toy drives. Since 2018, she has served under State Representative Liz Hanbidge, working directly to better the lives of our neighbors, seniors, and veterans.
As District Director, her job is to get results for the community when no one else can. From helping to put millions of dollars in unclaimed funds back in our pockets to fighting to end a months-long backlog and get Pennsylvanians long-awaited unemployment assistance, Missy’s proactive, solution-oriented approach means people get the help they need.