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Harrisburg, Pa.) --- Planned Parenthood PA PAC endorsed candidates for municipal offices across the state today.

“Abortion is on the ballot every year and for every office,” said Planned Parenthood PA PAC Political Director Adam Hosey.“ Your locally elected officials have a lot of power in determining whether and how you can access the full spectrum of sexual and reproductive health care. They can be advocates for your rights, or they can be roadblocks to your care. Today, we endorsed the advocates.” 

Planned Parenthood PA PAC endorsed the following candidates:

  • Josh Maxwell, Chester County Commissioner

  • Marian Moskowitz, Chester County Commissioner

  • Deb Ryan, Chester County Court of Common Pleas

  • Fredda Maddoz, Chester County Court of Common Pleas

  • Nicole Fofrzato, Chester County Court of Common Pleas

  • Sara Black, Chester County Court of Common Pleas

  • Thomas McCabe, Chester County Court of Common Pleas

  • Chis de Barrena-Sarobe, Chester County District Attorney

  • Diane O’Dwyer, Chester County Recorder of Deeds

  • Lori Schreiber, Montgomery County Clerk of Courts

  • Jamila Winder, Montgomery County Commissioner

  • Neil Makhija, Montgomery County Commissioner

  • Karen Sanchez, Montgomery County Controller

  • Jason Salus, Montgomery County Treasurer

  • Gary Masino, Philadelphia City Council, 10th District

  • Jamie Gautheir, Philadelphia City Council, 3rd District

  • Colleen Osborne, Philadelphia Municipal Court

  • Brittany Stephenson, Luzerne County Council

  • Jimmy Sabatino, Luzerne County Council

  • Joanna Bryn Smith, Luzerne County Council

  • Michelle Rothenbecker, Luzerne County Council

  • Patricia Krushnowski, Luzerne County Council

  • Carol Gifford, Manheim Township Commissioner

  • JoAnn Hentz, Manheim Township School Director 

  • Mark Boldizar, Manheim Township School Director 

  • Patrick Grenter, Manheim Township School Director 

  • Sarah Woodbury, Manheim Township School Director 

  • Terrance Henderson, Manheim Township School Director 

  • Matt Dugan, Allegheny County District Attorney

Planned Parenthood PA PAC had previously endorsed Dan McCaffery for PA Supreme Court, Jill Beck and Timika Lane for Superior Court, Matt Wolf for Commonwealth Court, Sara Innamorato for Allegheny County Executive, and Diane Marseglia and Bob Harvie for Bucks County Commissioner. 

The General Election will be held Tuesday, November 7.

The deadline to register to vote before the General is October 23, and mail or absentee ballots must be requested by October 31. Those ballots must be returned by 8pm on Election Day.

For more information on PPPA and access to abortion care in Pennsylvania, please visit our website.

MEDIA CONTACT: Brittany Crampsie, 717 712 3480



Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania PAC (PP PA PAC) is the electoral arm of Planned Parenthood in Pennsylvania and exists to advocate for sexual and reproductive healthcare, including abortion, that is accessible, affordable, and affirming for all Pennsylvanians.

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