For Immediate Release
April 22, 2019
HARRISBURG - ChamberPAC, the political arm of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, today announced three legislative endorsements for upcoming Special Elections. The endorsements include: Doug Mastriano for the 33rd state Senatorial District; Joe Pittman for the 41st state Senatorial District; and Marci Mustello for the 11th state House District. All three of the Special Elections will coincide with the May 21 Primary Election. Additional information on each candidate can be found below.
“These ChamberPAC-endorsed candidates will bring pro-business voices to the halls of the state Capitol,” said PA Chamber President and CEO Gene Barr. “Each brings their own unique experience to the table and has demonstrated a strong understanding of the types of policies that are needed to foster a growing economy and job creation. On behalf of the Pennsylvania Chamber’s broad-based membership, ChamberPAC urges voters to support Doug Mastriano, Joe Pittman and Marci Mustello in their respective upcoming elections,” Barr added.
Senate District 33 – Doug Mastriano
Mastriano is a retired U.S. Army Colonel and is the U.S. Army’s leading expert on Russia and NATO security in Europe. As part of his platform, he strongly supports tax reform and fiscal responsibility, as well as eliminating burdensome regulations on the private sector. The 33rd state Senatorial District consists of Adams County and parts of Cumberland, Franklin and York Counties.
Senate District 41 – Joe Pittman
Most recently Pittman served as the chief of staff to former state Sen. Don White. His prior experience has given him a strong understanding of how government and the private sector can work together to grow the economy. He supports reducing tax and regulatory burdens on job creators. The 41st state Senatorial District consists of Armstrong, Indiana and parts of Butler and Westmoreland Counties.
House District 11 – Marci Mustello
As a staffer for Cong. Mike Kelly, R-Butler, Mustello knows firsthand the issues impacting the residents of Butler County and the southwestern Pennsylvania region. Her top policy priorities include reducing taxes and creating a business environment that fosters job growth and supports the Commonwealth’s budding energy industry. The 11th state House District consists of parts of Butler County.
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