2016 Pennsylvania Primary Endorsements & Recommendations

April 6, 2016 11:45 am Published by


The National Board of Americans for Democratic Action, the nation’s most experienced liberal advocacy group, has announced that ADA has voted overwhelmingly to endorse for
Democratic nomination for President of the United States: Senator Bernie Sanders
Monday, April 4th, the Board of Americans for Democratic Action, Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter, made its endorsements in the April 26th Pennsylvania Democratic Primary. ADA did not endorse in races in which the Democratic candidate has no primary opposition. ADA is a nonpartisan organization and sometimes endorses in Republican primary elections, however, there are no Republican primary elections in which ADA has an interest.
Pennsylvania Attorney General: Josh Shapiro

U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania: Joe Sestak

U.S. Congress, 2nd Pennsylvania District: Dwight Evans

U.S. Congress, 7th Pennsylvania District: Mary Ellen Balchunis

Pennsylvania State Senate, 1st District: Lawrence Farnese

Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 182nd District: Brian Sims

Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 183rd District: Phillips Armstrong, Sr.

Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 190th District: Movita Johnson-Harrell

Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 200th District: Christopher Rabb

Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 202th District: Jared Solomon

Ballot Question Recommendations

Statewide Ballot

On the Proposed Constitutional Amendment, Amending the Mandatory Judicial Retirement Age
ADA recommends a “NO” vote

On the Proposed Pennsylvania Constitutional Amendment, Abolition of the Philadelphia Traffic Court

ADA recommends a “YES” vote

Philadelphia Ballot

Philadelphia Question#3: On the Proposed Charter Change Question, “Shall the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to provide for the creation, appointment, powers and duties of an independent Commission on African American Males, which would study and recommend responses to challenges facing African-American males in Philadelphia?
ADA recommends a “NO” vote

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