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Pa. GOP Governor Hopeful Barletta Racks Up Endorsements

Pennsylvania GOP gubernatorial primary candidate Lou Barletta
Pennsylvania GOP gubernatorial primary candidate Lou Barletta (Evan Vucci/AP)

By    |   Saturday, 14 May 2022 02:42 PM

Despite missing out on the official endorsement of former President Donald Trump, Pennsylvania GOP gubernatorial primary candidate Lou Barletta is not without support.

Dozens of endorsements have already flown in for him before Tuesday's primary conclusion.

"Throughout this campaign I have proved that I'm the best Republican to unite the Republican Party and defeat Josh Shapiro, and I will continue unifying our grassroots conservatives toward our shared goal," Barletta wrote in a statement Saturday, after Trump endorsed candidate Doug Mastriano. "I will continue making the case to the people that I am the only candidate who can unite the party and bring victory in November.

"I look forward to having President Trump's endorsement Wednesday morning."

Trump has boasted a 58-1 record on primary endorsements this midterm to date, but his lone loss was a gubernatorial candidate in Nebraska, Charles Herbster, this past Tuesday.

The latest Trafalgar Group polling had Mastriano (27.6%) with a 10-point lead on Barletta (17.6%) before the Trump endorsement Saturday morning. 

Among Barletta's endorsements are, according to his campaign website:

  • Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum
  • Congressman Dan Meuser (PA-09)
  • Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12)
  • Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13)
  • Former Congresswoman Melissa Hart
  • Former Congressman Keith Rothfus
  • Former Pennsylvania Governor Mark Schweiker
  • Former Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley
  • State Sen. Pro Tempore Jake Corman
  • State Sen. Majority Whip John Gordner (R- Columbia/Luzerne/Northumberland/Montour/Snyder)
  • State Sen. Tommy Tomlinson (R-Bucks County)
  • State Sen. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming)
  • State Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon)
  • State Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming)
  • State Rep. David Millard (R-Columbia)
  • State Rep. Barb Gleim (R-Cumberland)
  • State Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon)
  • State Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne)
  • State Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe)
  • State Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Wayne/Susquehanna)
  • County Commissioner Kimberly Geyer (Butler Co.)
  • County Commissioner Leslie Osche (Butler Co.)
  • County Commissioner Wayne Nothstein (Carbon Co.)
  • County Commissioner Rich Ridgway (Columbia Co.)
  • County Commissioner Chris Young (Columbia Co.)
  • County Commissioner Dave Lohr (Fayette Co.)
  • County Commissioner Chris Chermak (Lackawanna Co.)
  • County Commissioner Margaret “Peg” Ferraro (Northampton Co.)
  • County Commissioner Sam Schiccatano (Northumberland Co.)
  • County Commissioner Rick Wilbur (Wyoming Co.)
  • Sheriff Eric Weaknecht (Berks Co.)
  • Sheriff James Ott (Blair Co.)
  • Sheriff Mike Slupe (Butler Co.)
  • Sheriff Bryan Sampsel (Centre Co.)
  • Sheriff Rex Munsee (Clarion Co.)
  • Sheriff Nick Chimienti Jr. (Dauphin Co.)
  • Sheriff James Custer (Fayette Co.)
  • Sheriff James Drayer (Mifflin Co.)
  • Sheriff Kerry Welsh (Pike Co.)
  • Sheriff Eric Foy (Venango Co.)
  • Sheriff Robert Fyock (Indiana Co.)
  • Sheriff Brian Zeybel (Warren Co.)
  • Sheriff Chris Rosler (Wayne Co.)
  • Sheriff James Albert (Westmoreland Co.)
  • Sheriff Bob Roberts (Wyoming Co.)
  • District Attorney Skip Ebert (Cumberland Co.)
  • District Attorney Sam Sanguedolce (Luzerne Co.)
  • County Coroner Graham Hetrick (Dauphin Co.)
  • Mayor Joseph DiGirolamo (Bensalem Township - Bucks Co.)
  • Mayor Thomas Hamilton (Beaver Borough - Beaver Co.)
  • Mayor Paul Hadzick (Weatherly Borough - Carbon Co.)
  • Mayor Michael Sofranko (Jim Thorpe Borough - Carbon Co.)
  • Mayor Gordon Barrows (New Bethlehem Borough - Clarion Co.)
  • Mayor Tim Burke (Berwick Borough - Columbia Co.)
  • Mayor Justin Taylor (City of Carbondale - Lackawanna Co.)
  • Mayor Jeff Cusat (City of Hazleton - Luzerne Co.)
  • Mayor Andy Tuzinski (Forty Fort Borough - Luzerne Co.)
  • Mayor Deborah A. Bargo (Lewistown Borough - Mifflin Co.)
  • Mayor Fiorella Reginelli-Mirabito (Bath Borough - Northampton Co.)
  • Mayor Derek Powell (East Bangor Borough – Northampton Co.)
  • Mayor Deb Troutman (Marysville Borough - Perry Co.)
  • Mayor Dane Watro (McAdoo Borough - Schuylkill Co.)
  • Mayor Dennis Hernley (Dover Borough - York Co.)
  • Mayor Matt Mann (East Prospect Borough - York Co.)
  • Commissioner Steve D'Emilio (Haverford Township - Delaware Co.)
  • Councilman Shawn Fitzgerald Jr. (Springdale Borough - Allegheny Co.)
  • Councilman Chris DelSignore (Westmont Borough - Cambria Co.)
  • Councilman Ed Simpson (City of Coatesville - Chester Co.)
  • Councilman Doug Byerly (City of Lock Haven - Clinton Co.)
  • Councilman David Jenkins (Clarks Summit Borough - Lackawanna Co.)
  • Councilman Alec Ryncavage (Plymouth Borough - Luzerne Co.)
  • Councilwoman Lauren Sacco (City of Hazleton - Luzerne Co.)
  • Councilman Adam Yoder (City of Williamsport - Lycoming Co.)
  • Councilwoman Bonnie Katz (City of Williamsport - Lycoming Co.)
  • Councilman Charles Verano (City of Shamokin- Northumberland Co.)
  • Councilwoman Doris “Dee” Pozarowski (Deer Lake Borough - Schuylkill Co.)
  • Councilman Edward Herd (Montrose Borough - Susquehanna Co.)
  • Township Supervisor Hugh Purnell, Jr. (West Goshen Township - Chester Co.)
  • Township Supervisor Steve Feinour (Lynn Township - Lehigh Co.)
  • Township Supervisor Eric Williams (Franklin Township - Luzerne Co.)
  • School Board Director Gage Bartholomew (Lakeview School District - Mercer Co.)
  • Hon. Amato Libero Berardi (Former Member of Italian Parliament - Philadelphia Co.)
  • Former State Rep. & Dauphin Co. Commissioner Jeff Haste (Dauphin Co.)
  • Former Pike Co. Commissioner Harry Forbes (Pike Co.)
  • Former Carbon Co. GOP Chair Joe Steber (Carbon Co.)
  • Former Mayor Tom Riel (City of Bradford - McKean Co.)
  • Former City Council President Pat Rogan (City of Scranton - Lackawanna Co.)
  • Rose Tennent - Conservative Radio Host (Washington Co.)
  • Bob Foulkrod - "The Hunting Legend” & Sportsmen for Trump Advisory Board Member (Bradford Co.)
  • Rabbi Aryeh Spero - Author & Conservative Commentator (Lehigh Co.)
  • Oil & Gas Workers Association
  • Luzerne County Republican Committee
  • Northumberland County Republican Committee
  • 100% Pro-Life Rating - Pennsylvania Right to Life
  • Northmoreland Township Fire Chief Chuck Story
  • Recommended by FOP Lodge #54

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Despite missing out on the official endorsement of former President Donald Trump, Pennsylvania GOP gubernatorial primary candidate Lou Barletta is not without support, as dozens of endorsements have already flown in for him before Tuesday's primary conclusion.
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Saturday, 14 May 2022 02:42 PM
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