Posts tagged Ed Pawlowski

Pawlowski drops out of governor’s race

   February 3, 2014 1:37 pm    0

The crowded field for the Democratic nomination for governor just got a little less crowded. Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski  said today that he is leaving the race and supporting Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord. “It has been a good campaign and we have accomplished several of our key objectives, most importantly, drawing attention to the need for…


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State analysts list 5 key factors in Democratic governor’s race

   January 29, 2014 12:06 pm    0

Pennsylvania political analysts Terry Madonna and Michael Young have presented a case for a path to victory  in the 2014 state Democratic gubernatorial primary. As many as eight Democrats could be on the May 20 ballot, with the winner advancing to face Republican Gov. Tom Corbett. Their full column, called “Politically Uncorrected,” can be found at Madonna and Young…


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Pawlowski to campaign in Erie

   January 24, 2014 9:23 am    0

Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski will return to Erie on Saturday. Pawlowski, one of eight Democratic candidates for governor, has made several campaign stops here and has wondered why more of the candidates aren’t doing the same. Pawlowski will meet with Democratic committee members and the public at 11 a.m. at Erie County Democratic Party headquarters,…


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Piling up: Endorsements for governor

   December 16, 2013 10:44 am    0

In the race for Pennsylvania governor, the endorsements continue to roll in. State Treasurer Rob McCord, a Democrat, has been endorsed by International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Locals 143 and 126. Local 143 represents nearly 500 active and retired members in the Harrisburg area, while Local 126 represents 2,300 active  and retired members in 36 counties, including Allegheny,…


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Pawlowski: Erie a key to primary win

   December 6, 2013 10:09 am    0

Ed Pawlowski, who campaigned in Erie on Wednesday, said the Erie area is “critical” to winning the Democratic primary for governor. Pawlowski, the Allentown mayor, made at least his second visit to Erie since announcing his candidacy. Eight Democrats are now in the running, and Pawlowski said he figures that number will dwindle to six before…


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Schwartz leads Dem gubernatorial race in Harper Polling

   November 15, 2013 9:36 am    0

There’s a reason that Gov. Tom Corbett specifically targeted U.S.  Rep. Allyson Schwartz for criticism during his campaign visit to Erie this week. It’s early in the campaign, but Schwartz is one of the leading candidates for the Democratic nomination and the right to oppose Corbett on Nov. 4, 2014. Harper Polling, a firm founded by Brock…


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Erie’s Kwitowski endorses Pawlowski

   September 17, 2013 10:15 am    0

Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski, a Democratic candidate for governor, has released a list of endorsements near his hometown and across Pennsylvania. Erie City Controller Casimir Kwitowski is among those who are backing Pawlowski in the 2014 campaign. Kwitowski introduced Pawlowski before he spoke Friday afternoon at Erie County Democratic Party headquarters. Kwitowski is a three-term controller…


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Rendell stays neutral

   September 13, 2013 9:39 am    0

Former  Gov. Ed Rendell cleared up any ambiguity about who he might be endorsing in the 2014 Democratic gubernatorial primary: No one. Rendell held a news conference and issued a news release to say he’s staying neutral. Rendell said in a statement that speculation appeared to arise because he will be the co-chairman Monday of a…


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Pawlowski to bring campaign to Erie

   September 10, 2013 3:47 pm    0

Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski is touring Pennsylvania cities to announce his candidacy for governor in 2014. His tour will take him to Erie on Friday, with details to be announced. Pawlowski is one of at least seven Democrats who are seeking their party’s nomination and the right to oppose Republican Gov. Tom Corbett. Pawlowski announced his…


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Allentown mayor to visit Erie

   June 19, 2013 10:55 am    0

Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski is exploring the option of running for Pennsylvania governor in 2014. He will be in Erie on Thursday night to attend the Erie County Democratic Party’s summer picnic at Shade’s Beach in Harborcreek, starting at 5 p.m. Bill Cole, the party’s chairman, said it’s possible that some other Democrats running for governor…


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