Senate Democrats made historic gains in 2018, flipping 5 seats from red to blue. This was a critical step towards winning a Democratic Majority in the State Senate, after decades of Republican control.
Steve Santarsiero considers public service a calling. After witnessing the September 11th attacks, Steve left his law practice to seek a new career in teaching. Steve has worked hard for his community, from Bensalem High School to the state House of Representatives to the Attorney General’s office. Now Steve is ready to serve Bucks County in the Senate.
Maria Collett has spent her whole life advocating for the vulnerable; first, as an attorney fighting on behalf of children victimized by abuse, then as a nurse and educator. Maria has been a voice for people in their most vulnerable moments, while working to train the next generation of helpers. Maria will take that advocacy to the next level, and make sure that those most in need have a voice in Harrisburg.
Tim Kearney has long been a community leader in Delaware County, both as a public servant and a small business owner. In his two terms as Mayor Tim has made Swarthmore into a leader in environmental sustainability practices, fair and equitable policing practices, and LGBTQ equality. Tim is running to serve the working families of Pennsylvania, not the wealthy and the corporate special interests.
Lindsey Williams knows first hand that it takes courage to stand up for working families. She fought for the right to unionize in her workplace - and when she was fired, she refused to settle. She joined the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers to organize on behalf of educators and working families. Lindsey has the experience and perseverance to take that fight to Harrisburg - and win.
Katie Muth is a dynamic leader ready to take on Harrisburg and make effective change for the citizens of Pennsylvania. She is ready to bring logic, compassion, and reason to Harrisburg, ensuring that an evidence-based approach is used to tackle problems in healthcare, education, and the economy. A physical therapist by trade, Katie likes her work to be hands-on - which is why she will be the change for the 44th Senatorial District.