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Pennsylvania US Representative District 5

Description of office: The US Constitution requires that the House of Representatives be composed of Representatives from each state, elected in proportion to population. There are 435 members of the House of Representatives, with 17 Representatives allotted to Pennsylvania after the 2020 census. A US Representative must be at least 25 years old, have been a citizen of the United States for the past seven years, and be a resident of the state they seek to represent at the time of the election (though not necessarily the same district). The House of Representatives is responsible for introducing and voting on bills, resolutions and amendments, and for approving the budget. Representatives also serve on various policy committees. The House may send Articles of Impeachment of elected officials to the Senate and elects the President if there is a tie in the Electoral College.Term: 2 yearsSalary: $174,000Vote for ONE.

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    Mary Gay Scanlon

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    Alfeia Goodwin

Biographical Information

What do you see as the most pressing issues facing the country, and how would you address them?

What changes, if any, would you support that would help Congress function more efficiently and effectively?

What legislation would you support to protect voting rights and safeguard access to free and fair elections?

How do you view the role of the US in responding to challenges facing the international community?

County Delaware
Occupation Member of Congress
Education Colgate University, University of Pennsylvania Law School
X Handle @marygayscanlon
Attacks on reproductive rights and voting rights must be stopped. We need to pass legislation codifying protections for reproductive care and update our voting rights legislation, including through bills like the John Lewis Voting Rights Act.
End gerrymandering and protect voting rights.
John Lewis Voting Rights Act, at a minimum
The United States must continue to be the moral center of the international community and live up to the promises we gave all our allies.
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