We Did It!

On behalf of Erin’s campaign team, thank you so much to everyone who has supported Erin, volunteered, donated, phone banked, door knocked, poll watched– the list goes on!  We could not have done it without all of you.

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Press Release:  24 April 2012

Contact:  Justin Wasser, Campaign Manager

              412.385.3156

justin@erinmolchany.com

 

Molchany Declares Victory
Expected to speak at Redbeards Bar & Grill, 201 Shiloh Street at 9:45 pm


After receiving results from 70 of 73 voting districts, the campaign of Erin Molchany has declared victory.    


Erin Molchany  57%

Marty Schmotzer 43%


Molchany will thank volunteers and voters for all of their hard work throughout the campaign tonight.


Excerpt from Molchany’s prepared remarks:


“What we fight for is what we care about and elections make a difference.  Tonight, thanks to all of you and voters across this district, we made a difference.  A huge difference.”


To schedule an interview with the Erin Molchany tonight, contact Justin Wasser at 412.385.3156.


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Happy Election Day!

Polls Open today at 7pm.  They close at 8pm.  All the excitement happens in between.

 

Erin needs your help!  This one is going to be close.

If you can make phone calls or work a poll, contact Lauren Stoner @ 717.418.4797.

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Please Report any problems you see at the polls to the

Molchany Campaign Office @ 

412.329.8574

REMEMBER: It is not required to have photo ID to vote in the Pennsylvania Primary on APril 24th.  No one should be turned away for not showing ID.

Candidate Forum, TONIGHT!

There is only one candidate forum for the April 24th Primary.  

 

Tonight @ the Mt Washington Senior Center.

 

We need people to come out and support Erin.  Get on your social medias and use these series of tubes to get the word out.  Talk to friends.  Scream at neighbors.

 

Ask the hard questions.  Ask the good questions.  Above all, wear your molchany swag.

 

Details:

 

22nd District Candidate Forum
Mt Washington Community Development Center Meeting

 

Mt Washington Senior Center
122 Virginia Ave


Thursday, April 19th @ 7pm

Democracy for America For Molchany

For Immediate Release:  19 April 2012

Contact:  Justin Wasser, Campaign Manager
Democracy for America For Molchany
National Grassroots Organization Endorses in 22nd Legislative District

 

Pittsburgh–  Democracy for America officially announced their endorsement of Erin Molchany for the April 24th Democratic Primary in the 22nd Legislative District.  This is Molchany’s first national endorsement.

 

“This election is about choices,” Molchany said, “and the choice is clear.  My campaign is about community and every organization that supports me believes it is time to bring honesty and integrity back to Harrisburg.  It is time to fight for our community again.”

 

Molchany has received endorsements from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, local unions and elected officials.  Her candidacy has also garnered support from all over Pennsylvania.  The endorsement from Democracy for America emphasizes the attention Molchany has gained at a national level and stresses the importance of this race for voters in the 22nd district.

 

“When a candidate believes in the importance of investing in human capital, you know you’ve got the real deal,” said Jim Dean, Chair of Democracy for America.  “Erin Molchany supports her community and has what it takes to keep Pennsylvania moving in the right direction.  Between her views on job creation her belief in strengthening public services instead of slashing them – she’s got what it takes and DFA is proud to endorse Erin for Pennsylvania’s 22nd district.”

 

Molchany has been talking to voters on the phone and at the doors every day.  “Get out and Vote this Tuesday.  It’s your vote that makes all the difference on April 24th.”


Erin Molchany is running for the full two-year term as a Democrat in the April 24th Primary in Pennsylvania’s 22nd State House District.  Molchany is also endorsed by Ironworkers Local 3, Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers Local 400, Equality PA, Progress Pittsburgh PAC, Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania PAC, Steel-City Stonewall Democrats, Gertrude Stein Political Club of Greater Pittsburgh, Democracy for Pittsburgh, Sierra Club Pennsylvania Chapter, Sierra Club Allegheny Group, Councilman Bruce Kraus and Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak.

 

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Endorses Molchany

Erin is honored to be endorsed by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.

In this high-contrast political pairing, Mr. Schmotzer reminded us of legislators of yesteryear while Ms. Molchany, who has endorsements from some of the city’s younger council members, struck us as the kind of Democrat the party should be encouraging for the future.

The Post-Gazette endorses Erin Molchany for the Democratic nomination to seek the District 22 seat in the General Assembly.

Read the entire endorsement here: 22nd House District: Molchany for Dems

5 Days left until Election Day.  WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Because the endorsement that counts the most is the vote on Election Day!

 

Sierra Club Endorses Molchany

For Immediate Release:  18 April 2012
Contact: Justin Wasser, Campaign Manager
Sierra Club Endorses Molchany
Sierra Club Chapter and Local Allegheny Group Name Molchany Environmental Advocate

 

Pittsburgh–  The Pennsylvania Chapter and the local Allegheny Group of the Sierra Club officially announced their endorsement of Erin Molchany in the April 24th Democratic Primary in the 22nd Legislative District.

 

“We believe that Erin Molchany will be a strong advocate for the environment, committed to protecting the public’s health by reducing the pollution of our air and water, and ensuring that the public is served by a financially sustainable transit system,” said Angel Gober, Chair of the Allegheny Groups Political Committee.

 

Molchany is the only candidate endorsed by the Sierra Club Allegheny Group, and is proud to have the Sierra Club stand with her on April 24th.

 

Erin Molchany is running for the full two-year term as a Democrat in the April 24th Primary in Pennsylvania’s 22nd State House District.  Molchany is also endorsed by Ironworkers Local 3, Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers Local 400, Equality PA, Progress Pittsburgh PAC, Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania PAC, Steel-City Stonewall Democrats, Gertrude Stein Political Club of Greater Pittsburgh, Democracy for Pittsburgh, Councilman Bruce Kraus and Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak.

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Molchany Monday – 8 Days left until E-Day

Dear Friends,

 

Happy Molchany Monday!  Just 8 days to go until the election on April 24th and we still need your help!  Please fill out the Google Form below to volunteer with Team Molchany – just choose the days you are available, click “Submit”, and we will contact you to come join the party in this last week!  Or give Lauren a call at 412-326-9839.

 

Call ’til you fall or walk ’til you drop with us!

 

All of this week and weekend we are phone banking and doorknocking to Get Out The Vote!

 

We still need your help on Election Day!

 

Thank you for all of your support! Please consider sharing this information with your networks so that we can make sure Erin Molchany will be our next Representative in the 22nd District!

 

Erin Go Braugh in the 22nd!

Fill out our Volunteer Form online:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dFlZdGtBdDBTRl96dlVOamUxaXpTRkE6MQ

Volunteer for Erin Molchany

1 hour of your time = 25 more voters being reached!

Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers Backs Molchany

For Immediate Release:  16 April 2012
Contact: Justin Wasser, Campaign Manager
PFT Backs Molchany
Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers Endorses Molchany in 22nd Legislative District

 

Pittsburgh– Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers publicly released today their endorsement of Erin Molchany in the April 24th Democratic Primary for the 22nd Legislative District.

 

“We are proud to endorse Erin Molchany,” said Nina Esposito-Visigitis, President of Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers.  “The choice is clear in this race.  Erin will stand up to invest in our children and teachers again.  Her opponent said he could not promise to fight against vouchers, a massive part of Governor Corbett assault on public education.”

 

Molchany is proud to have the support of teachers throughout her district and another endorsement from labor.

 

“We must stop Governor Corbett’s unnecessary cuts to education and invest in our children again,” Molchany said.  “Education is about the economy, about jobs.  We must give teachers and schools the resources they need.  We must stand up for good teachers.  Because good teachers bring our children great education.  And that makes us competitive in the 21st Century.”

 

Erin Molchany is running for the full two-year term as a Democrat in the April 24th Primary in Pennsylvania’s 22nd State House District.  Molchany is also endorsed by Ironworkers Local 3, Equality PA, Progress Pittsburgh PAC, Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania PAC, Steel-City Stonewall Democrats, Gertrude Stein Political Club of Greater Pittsburgh, Democracy for Pittsburgh, Councilman Bruce Kraus and Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak.

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Molchany Meet & Greet Tonight

Welcome, one & all, to Redbeards this evening!

Come join Erin, Planned Parenthood, and Molchany Supports for a drink on the patio in Mt Washington.

Erin Molchany Fundraiser

Thursday, April 12th

 

Suggested Donation: $25*
*We accept volunteer pledge hours as currency as well.

 

Hope to see you there.
Cheers,
Justin

Molchany Endorsed by Democracy for Pittsburgh

For Immediate Release: 12 April 2012

Contact: Justin Wasser, Campaign Manager
Molchany Endorsed by Democracy for Pittsburgh



Pittsburgh– Democracy for Pittsburgh has endorsed Erin Molchany in the April 24th Democratic Primary for the 22nd Legislative Distrct.  Molchany was one of only two candidates to garner an endorsed from the organization.  Molchany won with over 70% of membership support.

 

In a release announcing the endorsement, Molchany was described as having “a deep-seated commitment towards doing right by all citizens of PA, in a way that transcends ideology.”

 

“I am so proud of all of my endorsements,” said Molchany.  “This endorsement recognizes my dedication to bringing integrity and transparency to Harrisburg.”

 

Democracy for Pittsburgh is a local chapter of Democracy for America that promotes strong, sustain grassroots involvement in politics.

 

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