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State of Pennsylvania May 18, 2010 Election
 Smart Voter Joseph M. Hoeffel

Candidate for
Governor; State of Pennsylvania; Democratic Party

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: County Commissioner
  • PA House of Representatives, 1977-1984
  • Montgomery County Commissioner, 1992-1998
  • US House of Representatives, 1999-2004
  • Montgomery County Commissioner, 2008-present
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Create jobs economic development through investing in schools, transportation infrastructure, health care, and renewable energy
  • Strengthen schools, from early childhood education through community colleges four-year colleges, while reducing property taxes
  • Establish a single-payer system modeled on Medicare to provide health care for all Pennsylvanians
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Key Endorsements
  • Pennsylvania's three largest Democracy for America (DFA) chapters
  • Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania
  • Liberty City Democratic Club
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Position Papers
A Plan for Pennsylvania: New Jobs and a New Economy
We need a comprehensive strategy to create jobs, build a strong workforce, help small businesses, and bring together our farms, suburbs, and cities as we move Pennsylvania's economy forward.
Responsible Natural Resource Management: The Marcellus Shale
Joe will keep Pennsylvania's drinking water, environment, and communities safe by fighting for policies which will maximize the benefits to Pennsylvania from our Marcellus Shale resources without compromising the safety and beauty of the commonwealth.
Protecting Our Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
I believe one of the most important roles of government is fighting discrimination of all forms and leveling the playing field so that all members of our society are afforded equal opportunity.
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