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(Allegheny County, Pa.) --- Planned Parenthood PA PAC endorsed candidates in each of the three special elections to be held in Allegheny County on February 7.

“We’re thrilled these special elections are happening in February, and that there will be a candidate in each race that’s a advocate for sexual and reproductive health care,” said Signe Espinoza, executive director of Planned Parenthood PA Advocates and manager of PPPA’s PAC. “Allegheny County voters need a voice in Harrisburg, and that voice needs to shout for reproductive rights. We believe the candidates have have endorsed today will be that voice, and we are committed to working with each of them toward successful elections.”

HD 32:  Joe McAndrew of Penn Hills, is a former staffer for Democratic state lawmakers.

HD 34: Abigail Salisbury is a Swissvale borough councilwoman and runs a law firm in Downtown Pittsburgh.

HD 35: Matthew Gergely is the chief revenue officer for the Mon Valley city and is from McKeesport.

All three have affirmed their position on legal and accessible sexual and reproductive health care – including abortion in questionnaires and interviews with PPPA.


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.