JIM WERTZ OFFICIALLY FILES FOR STATE SENATE RACE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 13, 2024

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Chelcie Alcorn, 814-450-6648, chelcie@jimwertz.org

JIM WERTZ OFFICIALLY FILES FOR STATE SENATE RACE
Wertz collected nearly 1,200 signatures from every corner of Erie County and enters the primary with strong momentum

Erie, PA — Today, State Senate candidate Jim Wertz announced that he has officially filed as a candidate for Senate District 49 in Erie County. Wertz filed with nearly 1,200 signatures collected from every corner of Erie County.

“I am grateful for our many volunteers and supporters who helped us get on the ballot with such a strong showing,” said Wertz. “We’re building a powerful movement to raise wages for working families, protect reproductive rights, and defend our democracy. We couldn’t have done this without the help of people across Erie County, and together, we’ll keep the energy going through Election Day in November.”

Wertz submits his signatures in Harrisburg, PA

Wertz has received a slew of endorsements in Erie County, most recently from County Councilmen Terry ScutellaChris Drexel and Rock Copeland. This follows other notable local endorsements including former Erie Mayor Joyce Savocchio and a group of current and former Erie County Sheriffs.

Wertz has raised over $100k in the race for Senate District 49.

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