Candidates

Meet the Democratic candidates who will be on the ballot in Bucks County this year

U.S. Senator

The Bucks County Democratic Committee has not endorsed a candidate for U.S. Senate. The results of the May 17 Primary election will determine the Democratic nominee in November's General Election.
Learn more about the Democratic candidates by clicking on their image and visiting their campaign websites.

John Fetterman

Braddock, PA

Malcolm Kenyatta

Philadelphia, PA

Alex Khalil

Montgomery County, PA

Conor Lamb

Mt. Lebanon, PA

PA Democratic State Committee

There are 13 State Committee seats on the ballot in Bucks County. The Bucks County Democratic Committee has endorsed 9 of the 18 candidates for State Committee (listed below). The State Committee Members serve for four years and represent Bucks County Democrats to the PA Democratic Party. These offices will be decided in the May 17 Democratic Primary.

Ijaz Chaudhry

John (Bud) Johnson

Bradley Kirsch

Roberta Laney

Kathy Macaulay

Anna Payne

Judi Reiss

Paul Roden

Kimberly Yeager-Rose

PA State Representative

Kris Walski

PA House District 18: Bensalem

Born on the 4th of July in PA to immigrants from Poland, Kris attended Settlement Music School, St. Joseph’s Prep and the University of Pennsylvania on scholarship.  He grew up in southeastern PA, helping his parents in the small family business, later working in local government and a successful statewide campaign for Governor.  Through a real estate startup Houwzer, Kris bought a fixer upper in Bensalem several years ago and got involved in local civic life, where he lives with his wife and daughter Hannah.  He continues to volunteer in his community through Houwzer, educating first time homebuyers and other organizations.

Tim Brennan

PA House District 29: Buckingham, Chalfont, Doylestown Boro and Twp, New Britain, New Hope, Solebury

Tim Brennan grew up waiting tables in his parent’s mom-and-pop restaurant, is a first-generation college graduate, is a dad to a wonderful thirteen-year-old, and has been committed to his wife, Tricia, a social worker, for twenty-five years. Tim is a councilperson, an attorney for injured workers and a municipal solicitor.  As a solicitor, he fought Donald Trump in court, protecting our democratic principles. Tim served as a community college professor, instructed lawyers on animal law and government transparency, provided pro bono legal assistance for struggling homeowners, victims of discrimination and first responders, and has been an advocate for redistricting reform.

Perry Warren

PA House District 31: Lower Makefield, Newtown Boro and Twp, Upper Makefield, Yardley

Perry Warren is the state Representative for the 31st Legislative District, which includes Lower Makefield Township, Newtown Borough, Newtown Township, Yardley Borough and Morrisville Borough Wards 1, 2 and 3. Perry was first elected to Newtown Borough Council in 2009 and was re-elected in 2013. During his seven years on Newtown Borough Council, he was recognized as a “bridge builder,” committed to bringing members of both political parties together to forge workable solutions to serve the community. Perry was first elected to the General Assembly in 2016.

John Galloway

PA House District 140: Falls Twp, Middletown (Lower 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12), Morrisville, Tullytown

John Galloway was born in 1960 and grew up in Levittown as one of 10 children. He graduated from Pennsbury High School in 1977 and attended the Project Management Institute where he graduated in 2001. He was first elected to serve in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2006, and is the first Levittown native to serve in the Pennsylvania General Assembly in the history of the Commonwealth.

Tina Davis

PA House District 141: Bristol Boro, Bristol Township
State Rep. Tina Davis is a compassionate, hardworking leader fighting for the people of Lower Bucks County. Tina authored legislation to regulate drug rehabilitation houses, institute a gift ban for state legislators, and stop internet revenge porn. She recently helped obtain $1 million in funding for local victims of flooding. A graduate of La Salle University, Tina lives in Croydon with her husband, Jim.  They are the proud parents of James, Taylor, and Cameron.

Mark Moffa

PA House District 142: Langhorne, Langhorne Manor, Lower Southampton, Middletown Township (Lower 1, 2, 3) (Upper), Northampton (9, 10, 14), Penndel

Mark was an award-winning newspaper reporter/editor, and has been a successful manager/publisher for the same small business for the past 17 years. A tireless worker, he’s also a real estate agent in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He’s served under Republican and Democratic administrations, working on a wide variety of issues, ranging from farmland preservation to hearing zoning appeals, to commercial revitalization. He was a founding member of a new chapter of the Lions Club, helping those in need here in Bucks County. Mark was elected to Penndel’s Borough Council, where he served as vice president and led efforts to cut property taxes two years in a row. Now he’s ready to put his 15 years of experience as a local leader to work for the residents of Middletown, Lower Southampton, Northampton, Langhorne, Langhorne Manor and Penndel.

Gwen Stoltz

PA House District 143: Bedminster, Dublin, Hilltown, New Britain E, W, Perkasie, Plumstead, Sellersville, Silverdale, Tinicum

Gwen Stoltz is an active, long-time member of her community who will bring her energy, experience, and knowledge to deliver results for the residents of the 143rd district. Gwen grew up in Bucks County, went through the public schools here, and is now proudly raising her three children here with her husband Frank. Professionally, Gwen is a research biochemist and scientific writer, and she also served as a credentialed Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-know Act (EPCRA) Inspector for the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help keep first responders, workers, and the community-at-large safe.

Brian Munroe

PA House District 144: New Britain Township S, Warminster, Warrington, Ivyland
Brian Munroe has spent his adult life serving our community, and continued this commitment when he was sworn in as Clerk of Courts on January 6, 2020. Brian, his wife, their two daughters and puppy Penny, live in Warminster.

Brian has served as a volunteer firefighter, in the U.S. Navy, and as a police officer in Radnor Township. Later, Brian decided to further serve his community by running for a seat on the Warminster Township Board of Supervisors. In that role, he focused on open space, green development, and aligning the structure, staffing, and training of the police department with the safety needs of the community. Brian is running for State Representative in House District 144. He has a history of putting people and community ahead of politics and will continue to do so in Harrisburg.

Ilya Breyman

PA House District 178: Northampton (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18), Upper Southampton, Warwick, Wrightstown

Ilya Breyman is an education technology entrepreneur, who is passionate about investing in people. Prior to starting his own business, he worked globally as an HR consultant. His focus was on international best practices in good governance, as well as accountability and transparency in the public and private sectors. As a first-generation immigrant he believes in protecting democratic institutions and creating opportunities for everyone in America to pursue their American dream.

Jim Miller

PA House District 145

Write-In Alert! If you live in the following municipalities, you will need to write “Jim Miller” (no quotation marks) in the box labeled “Representative in the General Assembly”.

Bridgeton, Durham, East Rockhill, Haycock, Milford, Nockamixon, Quakertown, Richland, Richlandtown, Riegelsville, Springfield, Telford, Trumbauersville, West Rockhill

Jim Miller is a longtime resident of the community, is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and a businessman. As West Rockhill Township Supervisor, Jim reduced expenses to protect tax dollars, increased funding for roads & infrastructure, improved municipal building energy efficiency & handicap accessibility, in addition to converting West Rockhill to 100% solar renewable energy. Jim is active in his community, serving as Chairman of the Pennridge Regional Police Commission, Vice President of the Bucks County Association of Township Officials, current board member of the Bucks County Planning Commission and the Bucks County Commissioner’s Subcommittee for Environment, Energy, and Sustainability. 

PA State Senators

Ann Marie Mitchell

PA State Senate District 6

Ann Marie is running for State Senate in the 6th. Ann Marie was raised in a working-class community by a father, a public school teacher, who survived post-WWII Ukraine, and a mother from a strong union household. A senior Girl Scout and candy striper, Ann Marie held steady employment from the age of 14. A graduate of Wharton and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Ann Marie’s 25+ years of business and legal experience have made her a consensus-driven negotiator able to get people to work together and get things done. Ann Marie will bring these skills to Harrisburg to help get legislators on both sides of the aisle focused on progress, not partisanship.

Steve Santarsiero

PA State Senate District 10

Senator Steve Santarsiero has been a public servant and champion of Democratic values in Bucks County for almost twenty years. A township supervisor in Lower Makefield from 2003-2008, Steve was then elected state Representative in HD-31 where he served from 2008-2017. In 2017, Attorney General Josh Shapiro appointed Steve the first Chief Deputy Attorney General for Environmental Protection in Pennsylvania. In that role, Steve oversaw the prosecution of environmental crimes and led Pennsylvania’s efforts to fight the Trump Administration over proposed rollbacks of important environmental protections. Steve was sworn into office as state Senator in January, 2019.

Mark Pinsley

PA State Senate District 16

Mark Pinsley, MBA, has always worked to serve his community. He’s a veteran of the Army Reserves, a former board member of the charity Jewish Family Service, a businessman of over 20 years, and a family man. Now, he continues his service as Lehigh County Controller, where he works to save millions for taxpayers and uncover inquiries in the system.

U.S. Representative to Congress

Ashley Ehasz

1st Congressional District (All of Bucks County plus a portion of Montgomery County)

Ashley Ehasz is a combat veteran and former Apache helicopter pilot, running for Congress against Brian Fitzpatrick. Growing up here in Southeastern Pennsylvania with a single mother, Ashley joined the U.S. Army at 17 upon graduation from Pen Argyl High School, and was accepted to the United States Military Academy. After graduating from West Point, Ashley entered flight school, graduating as the only woman in her AH-64D Apache Longbow class. During her service, Ashley was a commander, in charge of several hundred soldiers, both overseas and here at home. After nearly 13 years of military service, Ashley left the Army to pursue her graduate degree (the first in her family to earn a master’s degree) at the University of Oxford. She then came home to work at the county level, implementing CARES Act projects during the COVID-19 pandemic and improving access to constituent services here in Pennsylvania and other states.

PA Governor and Lt. Governor

Josh Shapiro

Governor

Austin Davis

Lieutenant Governor

To learn more about your Democratic candidates and to hear from them directly, be sure to attend the meetings of your local Democratic organization