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Saturday, May 3, 2014

Candidates for the Pennsylvania Senate from Bucks

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

District 6: Democratic Kimberly Yeager-Rose is looking to challenge the incumbent, Robert Tomlinson. 

  • Tomlinson voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 818.
  • Tomlinson voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on the Schwank Amendment to HB 818.
  • Tomlinson voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on the Vance Amendment to HB 818.
  • How would Tomlinson vote on HB 587?
  • How would Tomlinson vote on HB 162?
  • Tomlinson voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on SB 75.
  • How would Tomlinson vote on SB 300?
  • How would Tomlinson vote on HB 1349  and SB 719?

District 10: Democrat Stephen George Cickay Jr. is looking challenge the incumbent, Charles McIlhinney.

  • McIlhinney voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 818.
  • McIlhinney against the Pa Catholic Conf position on the Schwank Amendment to HB 818.
  • McIlhinney voted against the Pa Catholic Conf position on the Vance Amendment to HB 818.
  • How would McIlhinney vote on HB 587?
  • How would McIlhinney vote on HB 162?
  • McIlhinney voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on SB 75.
  • McIlhinney is a co-sponsor of SB 300, which the Pa Catholic Conf calls "intolerant and prejudiced against people of faith." 
  • How would McIlhinney vote on HB 1349 and SB 719?



District 12: Democrat Ruth S. Damsker is looking to challenge the incumbent, Stewart Greenleaf.  

  • "In 1973, The Supreme Court guaranteed a woman the right to choose an abortion in the landmark case Roe v. Wade. It is important that this right be preserved and protected....'Abstinence only' programs are not effective in reducing pregnancies....Prescription contraceptives should be covered under health insurance programs....Damsker believes that the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act should be amended to protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Damsker supports amending the Pennsylvania Ethnic Intimidations Act to criminalize hate crimes based on sexual orientation or gender....Damsker believes that any discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender is unacceptable."(http://www.voteruth.com/positions/women-s-issues).

  • Greenleaf voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 818.
  • Greenleaf voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on the Schwank Amendment to HB 818.
  • Greenleaf voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on the Vance Amendment to HB 818.
  • How would Greenleaf vote on HB 587?
  • How would Greenleaf vote on HB 162?
  • Greenleaf voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on SB 75 - PRIME SPONSOR.
  • How would Greenleaf vote on SB 300?
  • How would Greenleaf vote on HB 1349  and SB 719?

District 24: There is no Democrat challenging the incumbent, Bob Mensch.

  • Mensch voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on HB 818.
  • Mensch voted against the Pa Catholic Conf position on the Schwank Amendment to HB 818.
  • Tomlinson voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on the Vance Amendment to HB 818.
  • How would Mensch vote on HB 587?
  • How would Mensch vote on HB 162?
  • Mensch voted with the Pa Catholic Conf position on SB 75.
  • How would Mensch vote on SB 300?
  • How would Mensch vote on HB 1349  and SB 719?

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