2022 Congressional & State Candidates
US Congress, PA-06
Elected to the US House in 2018 as the first woman and first Democrat to represent PA-06, Chrissy Houlahan is an Air Force veteran, engineer, entrepreneur, and educator. She serves on Armed Services, Foreign Affairs, and Small Business Committees. She’s on the leadership team of the New Democrat Coalition and is the co-founder of three Congressional Caucuses: Women in STEM, For County, and The Servicewomen, and Women Veterans Caucus.
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.
PA Lt. Governor
Elected to the PA House in 2018, Austin Davis became the first African American to serve as state representative for the 35th Legislative District in Allegheny County. Currently, Austin serves as chair of the Allegheny County House Democratic 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. Austin is also a member of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus, Climate Caucus, and PA SAFE Caucus.
PA Senate District 44
First elected to office in 2018, Katie Muth is a passionate advocate for change. Senator Muth has stood up to corporate polluters and defended the constitutional right of all Pennsylvanians to clean water, air, and land. She works to ensure that the retirement funds of hardworking teachers, school employees and taxpayers are invested and spent wisely in the Pennsylvania School Employees Retirement System, where she serves as a trustee.
PA House District 26
Paul Friel is a local business owner, a husband, a father of four, President of the Owen J Roberts School Board, and a lifelong Pennsylvania resident. Paul is running for State Representative for the 26th district because he believes we deserve a representative who will focus on the issues that matter to our community. Paul owns and operates PACE Environmental, a Mid Atlantic environmental testing and engineering firm.
PA House District 157
Melissa Shusterman is an entrepreneur; she was elected as State Representative for Pennsylvania’s 157th District in 2018. In the legislature, Melissa serves on the Judiciary, Aging and Older Adult Services, Children and Youth, and Tourism Committees. She has authored legislation related to small business loans, gun violence reform, environmental sustainability, and animal protections. She is the founder and Co-Chair of the Animal Protection Caucus and the Autism and Intellectual Disabilities Caucus.