How 3 new Allegheny County Democrats are shaking up the party’s old guard

By: Jamie Martines July 28, 2019
About two months after Bethany Hallam pulled off a stunning upset in the Democratic primary for an at-large seat on Allegheny County Council, she celebrated with the supporters who helped her defeat 20-year incumbent John DeFazio.

“Nothing compares to when you really know you put everything you had on the line for the idea of something better for everyone — and that was our message all along: How can we make life better for the people in our districts?” Hallam told the crowd of about 30 people gathered in Swissvale on July 16. Most of them were of the newly formed political action committee UNITE. Read more at TribLIVE.

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