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North Hills State Senate Race Features Campaign Drama, Sharp Policy Differences

Oct 31, 2018
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For decades, the Republican Party has had a firm grip on the North Hills suburbs that make up much of Pennsylvania’s 38th state Senate district. But Democrat Lindsey Williams, a staffer for the Pittsburgh Public Schools teachers’ unions, hopes to change that.

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

Oct 25, 2018
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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…

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Lindsey Williams Looks To End Republican Hold On 38th District State Senate Seat

Oct 24, 2018
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“People are angry, frustrated, want to see a change, and they are willing to have a conversation.” It seemed like her opponents saved their most pointed attacks on Lindsey Williams until after her endorsement by Barack Obama.

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Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association Endorses Lindsey Williams for State Senate

Oct 9, 2018
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For Immediate Release Media Contact: Rajah Sandor, Campaign Manager 412.636.1476   Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association Endorses Lindsey Williams for State Senate   Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – October 9, 2018 – The Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association (PPFFA), a statewide organization of career emergency responders, endorsed Lindsey Williams for Pennsylvania’s 38th Senate District. Lindsey Williams said:…

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President Obama Endorses Lindsey Williams

Oct 4, 2018
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  We’re excited and humbled to receive an endorsement from President Barack Obama. We’re working as hard as we can to bring our message to residents of the district and for the President to have such faith in our team is truly amazing!  

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5 Questions with Pa. Senate candidate Lindsey Williams

Sep 28, 2018
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Lindsey recently sat down with Penn Live in their Friday Morning Coffee session to answer some questions about the campaign and the issues important to our district. She discusses why she’s running and what’s at stake in this election.

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Women making strides in Pennsylvania politics

Sep 28, 2018
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The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette recently published an article featuring women making a difference in PA politics. We are proud to be included in this list of amazing women and will continue working hard to earn the vote of the residents who have told us they want a new type of leader in Harrisburg.

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These are the eight Pennsylvania State Senate races you should be paying attention to right now

Sep 19, 2018
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PennLive calls our race one of eight state senate races to watch in Pennsylvania.

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Internal poll shows Democrat state Senate nominee Lindsey Williams with 9-point lead over Republican Jeremy Shaffer

Sep 10, 2018
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Fifty-two percent said they would vote for Williams in the North Hills state Senate race, 43 percent backed Shaffer.

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EMILY’s List Endorses Lindsey Williams for Pennsylvania State Senate

Aug 27, 2018
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For Immediate Release Media Contact: Rajah Sandor, Campaign Manager 412.636.1476   EMILY’s List Endorses Lindsey Williams for Pennsylvania State Senate   Washington, D.C. – August 20, 2018 – EMILY’s List, a globally-recognized group dedicated to supporting women Democratic candidates, has endorsed Lindsey Williams for Pennsylvania’s 38th Senate District. Lindsey Williams said, “I am grateful to…

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