Our 2018 Nonpartisan Voter Guide for Allegheny County

This Voter Guide presents information about the upcoming election, including key policies relating to hunger and poverty that will likely be addressed in the next federal and state legislative sessions, and, when possible, the stances on these issues by all Allegheny County candidates on the ballot.

Just Harvest has created this guide to help you make informed choices on Election Day so you can influence these critical policies.

This information is strictly to inform and educate our community. Just Harvest does not endorse or oppose any particular candidate or political party.

About Voting in Allegheny County

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About the 2018 General Election in Allegheny County

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  • Elected positions and responsibilities for federal and state office
  • About the U.S. and Pennsylvania legislatures

About Our 2018 Voter Guide

  • The questions we asked the federal and state candidates running in contested races in Allegheny County

On Allegheny County ballots in the 2018 General Election:

2018 Allegheny County Home Rule Charter Amendment ballot question about the Children's Fund Should Allegheny County residents vote to create a Children’s Fund?- On Nov. 6, voters in Allegheny County can vote on whether to amend the county’s Home Rule Charter to create a Children’s Fund.
The four candidates running for U.S. Senator of Pennsylvania- Where the candidates for U.S. Senator of Pennsylvania stand on three key policies that cause hunger.
U.S. Rep. for 17th Congressional District candidates Connor Lamb and Keith Rothfus Connor Lamb and Keith Rothfus: Candidates for U.S. Rep.- Where the candidates for Pa.’s 17th Congressional District stand on three key policies causing hunger.
The eight candidates for Governor and Lt. Governor of Pennsylvania- Where the different party tickets for Pennsylvania’s highest executive office stand on five key policies to combat hunger.
PA 23rd Senate District candidates Lindsey Williams and Jeremy Shaffer Lindsey Williams and Jeremy Shaffer: Candidates for State Senator- Where the candidates for Pa.’s 33rd Senate District stand on five key policies to combat hunger.
PA 23rd House District candidates Dan Frankel and Jay Wallker Jay Walker is challenging Dan Frankel for State Rep.- Where the candidates for Pa.’s 23rd House District stand on five key issues to combat hunger.
PA 28th House District candidates Emily Skopov and Mike Turzai Emily Skopov is challenging Mike Turzai for State Rep.- Where the candidates for Pa.’s 28th House District stand on five key policies to combat hunger.
PA 33rd House District candidates Frank Dermody and Joshua Nulph Joshua Nulph is challenging Frank Dermody for State Rep.- Where the candidates for Pa.’s 33rd House District stand on five key policies to combat hunger.
PA 39th House District candidates Robert Rhoderick and Michael Puskaric Robert Rhoderick and Michael Puskaric: Candidates for State Rep.- Where the candidates for Pa.’s 39th House District stand on five key policies to combat hunger.
PA 40th House District candidates Sharon Guidi and Natalie Mihalek Sharon Guidi and Natalie Mihalek: Candidates for State Rep.- Where the candidates for Pa.’s 40th House District stand on five key policies to combat hunger.
PA 44th House District candidates Michelle Knoll and Valerie Gaydos Michelle Knoll and Valerie Gaydos: Candidates for State Rep.- Where the candidates for Pa.’s 44th House District stand on five key policies to combat hunger.
PA 46th House District candidates Byron Timmins and Jason Ortitay Byron Timmins is challenging Jason Ortitay for State Rep.- Where candidates for Pa.’s 46th House District stand on five key policies to combat hunger.
PA 54th House District candidates Jonathan McCabe and Robert Brooks Jonathan McCabe and Robert Brooks: Candidates for State Rep.- Where the candidates for Pa.’s 54th House District stands on five key policies to combat hunger.