Represent PA was created to form a more reflective democracy that supports the citizens of the Commonwealth, and since 2013 has been working to get more women elected to the Pennsylvania General Assembly. Represent evaluates candidates based on their progressive values, as well as the strength and viability of their campaign
UFCW Local 1776 Keystone State represents over 33,000 members across the state of Pennsylvania, and is the United Food and Commercial Workers statewide Local. They represent dozens of industries across the Commonwealth, with hundreds of employers including Acme, the PA Wine & Spirits Stores, Giant Eagle, Kroger, Cargill, The Hershey Company, and more.
“The Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers serves as the leading voice of the profession in the Commonwealth to enhance the value and respect of social workers, to influence public policy, and to promote social justice.”
“Our vision is a government that reflects the people it serves, and decision makers who genuinely and enthusiastically fight for greater opportunity and better lives for the Americans they represent. We will work for larger leadership roles for pro-choice Democratic women in our legislative bodies and executive seats so that our families can benefit from the open-minded, productive contributions that women have consistently made in office.”
“Engaging politically to protect our access to safe food and clean drinking water.”
“AFSCME is a union comprised of a diverse group of people who share a common commitment to public service. For us, serving the public is not just a job, it’s a calling. An important part of our mission is to advocate for the vital services that keep our families safe and make our communities strong. We also advocate for prosperity and opportunity for all of America’s working families. We not only stand for fairness at the bargaining table — we fight for fairness in our communities and in the halls of government.”
The Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA) represents more than 187,000 teachers, educational support professionals, counselors, curriculum specialists, librarians, health care workers, school nurses, school dental hygienists, school nurses, school psychologists, school social workers, vocational-technical instructors, community college and junior college educators, students and retirees in the state of Pennsylvania
Equality Pennsylvania is dedicated to achieving equal rights for the LGBTQA community in Pennsylvania.
Erin McCracken was named a 2018 Champion by the national group Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC). McCracken is one of over ninety candidates nationwide in 2018 selected by the organization for “looking out for the needs of everyday families.” “The candidates on our Champions List are running great campaigns powered by the grassroots, not corporate interests,” said Stephanie Taylor, co-founder of PCCC. “We’re proud to support them as they take power back for their communities and turn big ideas into action for working families. Our 2018 Champions across the country are committed to solving big problems affecting their communities,” said PCCC spokesperson Marissa Barrow. “Selected for their bold vision, these candidates are highly capable leaders ready to make change.”