REPRESENTATIVE JAKE WHEATLEY WINS OVERWHELMING ALLEGHENY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE ENDORSEMENT
Pittsburgh, Pa – In the race for Pennsylvania’s 19th state legislative district, Representative Jake Wheatley won the endorsement of the Allegheny County Democratic Committee in overwhelming fashion.
Four candidates, including Wheatley, contested for the endorsement. In the end, Wheatley walked away with 64% of of the vote count. Translated another way, all three challengers to Wheatley combined did not have enough votes to win.
“Our district expects hard work and results,” said Wheatley. “And that is exactly how we represent our office and how we set out to win this campaign.
“I thank all the Democratic committee women and men of the 19th district who stood up today and endorsed our campaign. We all recognize the problems going on in Harrisburg. Today’s endorsement is a resounding statement that in order for us to make a positive change in our community, leadership matters,” Wheatley concluded.
Release Date: February 14, 2016
Distribution Date: IMMEDIATE
Contact: Daren Berringer / www.WheatleyforPA.com