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Saturday, May 3, 2014

Candidates for the Pennsylvania House from Bucks

The below candidates were identified by Ballotpedia for the Pa Assembly districts which include parts of Bucks County....

District 18: No Democratic candidate to challenge Republican incumbent Gene DiGirolamo.    

  • DiGirolamo voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 818.
  • DiGirolamo voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 587.
  • DiGirolamo voted against the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 162.
  • How would DiGirolamo vote on SB 75?
  • How would DiGirolamo vote on HB 300?
  • How would DiGirolamo vote on HB 1349HB1686, and HB1647?

District 29: No Democratic candidate to challenge Republican incumbent Bernard O'Neill.

  • O'Neill voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 818.
  • O'Neill voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 587.
  • O'Neill voted against the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 162.
  • How would O'Neill vote on SB 75?
  • How would O'Neill vote on HB 300?
  • How would O'Neill vote on HB 1349, HB1686, and HB1647?

Distict 31: Republican candidate David William Gibbon (gibbon2014@gmail.com) is looking to challenge Democratic incumbent Steve Santarsiero.  Gibbon did NOT respond to a request for information.

  • Santarsiero voted against the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 818. 
  • Santarsiero voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 587. 
  • Santarsiero voted against the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 162.
  • How would Santarsiero vote on SB 75? 
  • Santarsiero is a co-sponsor of HB 300, which the Pa Catholic Conf calls "intolerant and prejudiced against people of faith." 
  • As a co-sponsor of HB1686, it is assumed Santarsiero would oppose HB 1349 and support HB1647.

District 140: No Republican candidate to challenge Democratic incumbent John Galloway.

  • Galloway voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 818.
  • Galloway voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 587.
  • Galloway voted against the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 162.
  • How would Galloway vote on SB 75? 
  • Galloway is a co-sponsor of HB 300, which the Pa Catholic Conf calls "intolerant and prejudiced against people of faith." 
  • How would Galloway vote on HB 1349, HB1686, and HB1647?

District 141: Republican candidate Joseph Lippolis (soondg@hotmail.com) is looking to challenge Democratic incumbent Tina Davis.  Lippolis did NOT respond to a request for information.

  • Davis voted against the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 818. 
  • Davis voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 587. 
  • Davis voted against the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 162.
  • How would Davis vote on SB 75? 
  • Davis is a co-sponsor of HB 300, which the Pa Catholic Conf calls "intolerant and prejudiced against people of faith." 
  • As a member of the Pa House's "LGBT Equality Caucus," it is assumed that Davis would oppose HB 1349, and support HB1686 and HB1647.
     

District 142: Democratic candidates Ritchie Webb (WebbForPA@gmail.com) and Gina Kiley (email?) are vying for the chance to challenge Republican incumbent Frank Farry.  Webb did NOT respond to a request for information, and an email address for Kiley was not found.  

  • As per http://www.ginakiley.com/content/issues, "I support a woman’s right to choose and make her own medical decisions, without government interference. I also support the ability of women to receive necessary preventative care services, including birth control and health screenings....I strongly support marriage equality in Pennsylvania so all citizens are free to marry the person they love.  I support House and Senate Bill 300"

  • Farry voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 818.
  • Farry voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 587.
  • Farry voted against the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 162.
  • How would Farry vote on SB 75?
  • How would Farry vote on HB 300?
  • How would Farry vote on HB 1349, HB1686, and HB1647?

District 143: As Charles B. Young is reported to have withdrawn, there is no Democratic candidate to challenge Republican incumbent Marguerite Quinn.

  • Quinn voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 818.
  • Quinn voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 587.
  • Quinn voted against the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 162.
  • How would Quinn vote on SB 75? 
  • Quinn is a co-sponsor of HB 300, which the Pa Catholic Conf calls "intolerant and prejudiced against people of faith." 
  • How would Quinn vote on HB 1349, HB1686, and HB1647?

District 144: No Democratic candidate to challenge Republican incumbent Katherine Watson.

  • Watson voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 818.
  • Watson voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 587.
  • Watson voted against the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 162.
  • How would Watson vote on SB 75?
  • How would Watson vote on HB 300?
  • How would Watson vote on HB 1349, HB1686, and HB1647?

District 145: Paul Clymer is not running for re-election.  Democratic candidates Karen Chellew (email?), Jonathan McCartney (email?), and Brian Kline (bkline145@gmail.com) are vying for the chance to challenge Republican candidate Craig Staats (email?).  Kline did NOT respond to a request for information, and email addresses for Chellew, McCartney, and Staats were not found.


District 178: No Democratic candidate to challenge Republican incumbent Scott Petri.

  • Petri voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 818.
  • Petri voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 587.
  • Petri voted against the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 162.
  • How would Petri vote on SB 75?
  • Petri is a co-sponsor of HB 300, which the Pa Catholic Conf calls "intolerant and prejudiced against people of faith." 
  • How would Petri vote on HB 1349, HB1686, and HB1647?


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