There’s reason for optimism in electing more diverse candidates to Pennsylvania’s legislature

House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton said, “We have about 20 percent people of color in the Commonwealth. This map should have, finally, for the first time in the House, 20 percent people of color in the House.”
The results of May’s primaries have confirmed this belief, and the next iteration of the General Assembly will be far more reflective of Pennsylvania’s demographics than it has been over the past 30 years.

Read more in Penn Live about Represent PA-endorsed candidates Johanny Cepeda-Freytiz (HD-129) and Yesenia Rodriguez (HD-116), each of whom are running in a district with a significant Latinx population, in order to bring about a more reflective democracy in Pennsylvania.