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Montgomery, Philadelphia County, PA May 20, 2014 Election
US Representative; Pennsylvania Congressional District; District 13; Democratic Party Voter Information

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Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Brendan F. Boyle Click here for more information about this candidate 24,775 votes 40.61%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: State Legislator
  • B.A. Government, University of Notre Dame
  • M.P.P., Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government
  • Tax reform and closing the growing wage gap.
  • Educational attainment and greater funding for K-12 and higher education.
  • Advancing social equality for all Americans.
Marjorie Margolies Click here for more information about this candidate 16,723 votes 27.41%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: President, Women's Campaign International
  • First woman ever elected to Congress from Pennsylvania in her own right (PA-13)
  • Won 5 Emmys as a Journalist, CBS, NBC, Today Show, 6ABC, Inside Story, CNBC
  • Director of the United States delegation to the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China
  • Professor, Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Marjorie is a best-selling author writing They Came to Stay chronicling the adoption of her two daughters from Korea and Vietnam
  • Mother of a combined family of 11 children and with the refugee families she has been sponsoring, her household has taken care of 25 children in total
  • Jobs and the Economy
  • Protecting Social Security and Healthcare
  • Women's Rights
Daylin Leach Click here for more information about this candidate 10,130 votes 16.60%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: State Senator
  • Temple University, Political Science
  • University of Houston, JD
  • Standing up to the big banks and Wall Street to get our economy back on track
  • Increasing the minimum wage, eliminating the tipped minimum wage, and tying it to the rate of inflation
  • Expanding Social Security by making the wealthiest pay their fair share.
Val Arkoosh, MD, MPH Click here for more information about this candidate 9,386 votes 15.38%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Physician
  • Senior Policy Advisor and Past President, National Physicians Alliance
  • Past President, Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology
  • Master of Public Health, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health [Concentration: Health Policy]
  • Past Member, Montgomery County Pennsylvania Board of Health
  • Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Strengthen public education, invest in Pre-K and early childhood learning, and make college more affordable for working families.
  • Promote economic growth and security through infrastructure investments, raising the minimum wage, and strengthening Social Security and Medicare.
  • Expand access to quality, affordable healthcare for all, particularly access to women's health and reproductive services.

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