2014 Women Candidates of PA

State Legislature Candidates

» Press Release: Pennsylvania 2014 Primaries Feature More Than 400    Women Candidates for Office [PDF]

Representative in the General Assembly

Leslie Acosta 197th Legislative District Democrat
Leslie M. Altieri 138th Legislative District Democrat
Sarah Armstrong 166th Legislative District Republican
Louise Bishop 192nd Legislative District Democrat
Karen Boback 117th Legislative District Republican
Rosemary Brown 189th Legislative District Republican
Vanessa L. Brown 190th Legislative District Democrat
Michelle F. Brownlee 195th Legislative District Democrat
Karen D. Chellew 145th Legislative District Democrat
Eileen Cipriani 120th Legislative District Democrat
Becky Corbin 155th Legislative District Republican
Anne R. Crowley 167th Legislative District Democrat
Mary Jo Daley 148th Legislative District Democrat
Margo Davidson 164th Legislative District Democrat
Tina Davis 141st Legislative District Democrat
Madeleine Dean 153rd Legislative District Democrat
Pamela Delissio 194th Legislative District Democrat
Sheryl Delozier 88th Legislative District Republican
Laura Dickson 117th Legislative District Democrat
Maria P. Donatucci 185th Legislative District Democrat
Mindy Fee 37th Legislative District Republican
Elizabeth Liz Forrest 189th Legislative District Democrat
Mauree Gingrich 101st Legislative District Republican
Marcia Hahn 138th Legislative District Republican
Julie Harhart 183rd Legislative District Republican
Kate Harper 61st Legislative District Republican
Kristen Hayes 84th Legislative District Democrat
Susan C. Helm 104th Legislative District Republican
Gina Kiley 142nd Legislative District Democrat
Patty Kim 103rd Legislative District Democrat
Kate Klunk 169th Legislative District Republican
Leanne Krueger-Braneky 161th Legislative District Democrat
Suzan G. Leonard 61st Legislative District Democrat
Maureen Madden 115th Legislative District Democrat
Melanie Madeira 114th Legislative District Republican
Sandra J. Major 111th Legislative District Republican
Donna J. McClelland 57th Legislative District Democrat
Kelly Jean McEntee 105th Legislative District Democrat
Marian Moskowitz 157th Legislative District Democrat
Donna Oberlander 63rd Legislative District Republican
Cherelle L. Parker 200th Legislative District Democrat
Kristin Phillips-Hill 93rd Legislative District Republican
Tina Pickett 110th Legislative District Republican
Terri L. Powell 183rd Legislative District Democrat
Marguerite Quinn 143rd Legislative District Republican
Kathy L. Rapp 65th Legislative District Republican
Susan F. Rzucidlo 158th Legislative District Democrat
Whitney Hoffman Rzucidlo 160th Legislative District Democrat
Lynda J. Schlegel Culver 108th Legislative District Republican
Ann Schott 13th Legislative District Democrat
Juanita Shutsa 6th Legislative District Democrat
Hope Smith 176th Legislative District Democrat
Sandra Snyder 156th Legislative District Democrat
Pam Snyder 50th Legislative District Democrat
Sonia Stopperich 48th Legislative District Republican
Lisa Stout-Bashioum 39th Legislative District Democrat
Jill Sunday Bartoli 199th Legislative District Democrat
Marcy Toepel 147th Legislative District Republican
Tarah Toohil 116th Legislative District Republican
Judy Ward 80th Legislative District Republican
Katharine M. Watson 144th Legislative District Republican
Alice Yoder 41st Legislative District Democrat
Rosita C. Youngblood 198th Legislative District Democrat
Lisa Zucco 12th Legislative District Democrat

Senator in the General Assembly

Lisa Baker 20th Senatorial District Republican
Lisa Boscola 18th Senatorial District Democrat
Michele Brooks 50th Senatorial District Republican
Kathi Cozzone 44th Senatorial District Democrat
Ruth S. Damsker 12th Senatorial District Democrat
Deberah Kula 32nd Senatorial District Democrat
Kimberly Rose 6th Senatorial District Democrat
Linda Small 28th Senatorial District Democrat
Christine M. Tartaglione 2nd Senatorial District Democrat

Representatives in the General Assembly

79 percent or 64/81 of the women won their primary for the House of Representatives

Senators in the General Assembly

69.2 percent or 9/13 won their primary seat for the Senate

Of the 73 women candidates for the General Assembly (both Representatives and Senators) who will appear on the general election ballot, 75.3 percent of them got there without facing a challenge.

  • 55 of the women candidates were unopposed in their primary (19R, 36D) (61.8 percent)
  • Of the opposed women candidates, 18 of 34 won their primary (7R, 11D) (52.9 percent)
  • Of those that lost their primary, 5 were Republicans and 11 were Democratic (41.7 percent of Republican women and 50 percent of Democratic women with primaries lost)