Category: Race for PGH 2013

53 Days Until Primary Election Day – Key Dates for Nov. General Election

Here are the key dates you need to know leading up to 2013 General Election Day on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. The entire election calendar is available here on the Allegheny County Department of Elections website. No later than this date candidate nominated at the Primary may withdraw his name as a candidate for any…


p2PAC Post-Election Happy Hour on Tue. July 9

p2PAC is hosting a Post-Election Victory Lap happy hour at the Church Brew Works on Tuesday, July 9.  Details are available here.


TODAY 5pm – Deadline to return your absentee ballot

Today – FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2013 – 5pm is the deadline to return your absentee ballot. Details available from votePGH HERE.


Jeanne Clark goes negative… against Peduto?

The race for the open seat on Pittsburgh City Council that’s being vacated by Bill Peduto has stayed largely positive, before a couple of mailings from the Jeanne Clark campaign in the past couple of weeks. In the most recent one, she delivers Jack Wagner’s talking points against Peduto into his own district.  Wagner has…

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Race4PGH Must Read from Hillombo

The blog Hillombo put up a post last week that has lots of interersting points and a very interesting discussion in the comments about the upcoming mayors race - The Mayoral Election + Race + Hill District = Jack Wagner? Here is the final paragraph but the entire post is worth the read about some of the…


Digging into Wagners Finance Report

Nothing to surprising, Wagner’s got some of Luke’s campaign staff and a whole lot of spending on consultants. According to the finance reports that were filled at least 2 of the staffers from Ravenstahl’s campaign staff are now working on Jack Wagner’s campaign.  Both Danielle McGrath-Hermann and Lydia Humenycky were on the payroll for Ravenstahl’s…

Check out what Wagner’s campaign spokesman had to say about Peduto

A link to this video popped up on Twitter earlier today. This looks like it was taken at Bill Peduto’s 2011 holiday party.


Anonymous Lit Drop of Trib Editoral in East End

We’ve heard from a few follower and received this photo of the copies of a Tribune Review editorial about Bill Peduto titled “Peduto’s Problem” that are being distributed in the East End.  Did anyone else get a copy?


Latest Wagner Newsletter – Three Weeks to End the Dysfunction in City Hall

In case you aren’t subscribed to the Wagner list – here is the latest, actually first email from the Wagner campaign.  You can see the Wagner campaign archives here.  Full text of the email is below the screenshot. Dear , In three weeks, Pittsburgh will make a serious decision about the direction of City Government. That…


Ravenstahl Responds With a Lengthy Comment on the PG

We’re not sure what to make of this – so we’ll just post the info and let you respond.. At 4:14pm today – the Post-Gazette published an article about the recent attack ads in the mayoral campaign - Chairman of secretive group behind ad attacking Bill Peduto: Luke Ravenstahl Less than 2 hours later – Luke…

Twitter Reactions to Ravenstahl's Ad Buy

Storify by progresspgh Twitter Reactions to Ravenstahl’s Ad Buy some crafty and humourous tweets in response to the news that Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is behind the latest negative ad. On Monday a new ad by the “Citizens for a Better Pittsburgh” began airing.  Politics PA posted this video of the ad. PFBP Anti-Peduto Ad…


14th Ward Independent Democratic Club Endorsement Results – UPDATED w/Full Endorsement List

@ydofalleghenyco @progresspgh @peopleforpeduto @jackforpgh Peduto for Mayor, Hens-Greco in District 8, E Bush, M Tranquilli & B Ernsberger. — BDD (@Allegheny11) April 21, 2013 According to a tweet from Barbara Daly Danko, a board member of the club,  the 14th Ward Independent Democratic Club has endorsed the following candidates: Mayor – Bill Peduto City Council…


The Candidates Are Coming… To the p2PAC Happy Hour on Thursday

The first p2PAC event of the 2013 election cycle is this week. p2PAC Happy Hour and Petition Party Thursday, February 21, 2013 5:30-7:30 pm Buffalo Blues, 216 S. Highland Ave, Pittsburgh 15206 RSVP online here  It is a very busy week in the local election scene – many candidates are having office openings this week.…


p2PAC Endorses Natalia Rudiak for City Council District 4

p2PAC, the Progress Pittsburgh Political Action Committee, has released their first endorsement for the 2013 Primary election – Natalia Rudiak for City Council District 4. Read the full Press Release here. Contribute to the p2PAC here. Sign up for the p2PAC mailing lists here.

ACDC Endorsement Info

Important information if you are running for office and seeking the democratic committee endorsement. From the Allegheny County Dems Weekly Newsletter: The Endorsement is scheduled to take place on Sunday, March 10, 2013 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the IBEW Local #5, 5 Hot Metal Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. Candidates wishing to seek…

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