FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 26, 2018                   
 
***Press Release***
 

Democrat Margo Davidson Receives Support of American Postal Workers Union

UPPER DARBY, PA - Representative Margo Davidson (D-164), a Democratic candidate for Congress in Pennsylvania's 5th District, has received the endorsement of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU).

"The American Postal Workers Union is excited to endorse Margo Davidson as she runs for Congress. With her experience, character, and dedication to the people of Pennsylvania, we have complete faith in her ability to represent our members in Congress. We need more leaders like Margo who fight for middle-class and working families and protect our values. We know Margo will stand up for us in Congress, and we are proud to stand with her now," said Philly APWU Local 89 President Nick Casselli.

"I am proud to have the support of the American Postal Workers Union. Our workers make up the backbone of our community, and they deserve representatives in Congress who will fight for them. Throughout my career, I have advocated for good-paying jobs and fair wages, and I will continue to do so in Congress. Postal workers provide vital and reliable services to our community, and I pledge to be a leader they can count on in Congress," said Rep. Davidson.

The Philly APWU Local 89 has 1,575 active members and will be organizing volunteer phone banks and canvassing for Rep. Davidson at their union hall.

APWU joins a growing coalition of support for Rep. Davidson. She has also received the Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America Candidate Distinction and endorsements from Montgomery County Sheriff Sean Kilkenny, State Rep. Maureen Madden, State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, State Rep. Patty Kim, Lansdowne Mayor Tony Campuzano, East Lansdowne Mayor John Dukes, Darby Council President Darlene Hill, and Upper Darby Councilwoman Barbarann Keffer.

Rep. Davidson currently represents the 164th PA Legislative District and she is the first African American, the first woman and the first Democrat hold the seat. She was born and raised in Philadelphia by a single mother and is a graduate of local public schools. Rep. Davidson graduated from Temple University and earned her MBA from Saint Joseph's University. Prior to serving in the legislature, she worked as a journalist and non-profit founder. Rep. Davidson has lived in Delaware County for 25 years, where she and her husband raised their family.

The new 5th Congressional District includes all of Delaware County, parts of South and Southwest Philadelphia, and part of Montgomery County. The Democratic Primary Election will be on Tuesday, May 15th.

 

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