Lindsey Williams Campaign Response to the Dismissal of Lawsuit to Remove Candidacy from Ballot

October 25, 2018

Pittsburgh – October 24, 2018 – Today, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania dismissed a last-minute lawsuit to remove Lindsey Williams from the ballot in the 38th State Senate District. The Williams campaign was always confident that the Court would dismiss case, which was an obvious political stunt by the Republican Party to favor their candidate, Jeremy Shaffer.

Lindsey Williams said, “I am pleased that the Court dismissed this meritless case, as I expected it would all along. This untimely lawsuit was yet another of Jeremy Shaffer’s tactics to sensationalize this campaign and avoid addressing the issues that affect Pennsylvanians every day. I am happy to move past this distraction and to return to focusing on how we can improve public education and healthcare and create quality jobs for Pennsylvanians. That is what this campaign is about.”

In the final stretch of this race, the Williams campaign will continue to run as it has from the primary to now, connecting with voters and discussing the issues that matter.


Lindsey Williams is the Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania’s 38th Senate District. Williams is a first-time candidate, seeking to represent a district that encompasses Shaler Township, Blawnox, Aspinwall, Tarentum, Fox Chapel and surrounding areas. Williams holds a J.D. degree from the Duquesne University School of Law an undergraduate degree from Dickinson College. She has gained recognition from her attempt to organize a union for staff at the National Whistleblower Center in New York City, as well as for her work with the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers.


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