From Your Local Election HQ: Voters Focus on Issues in 12th Congressional District Race


(WBRE/WYOU-TV)  Meet the candidates for the 12th Congressional District of PA. Democrat Marc Friedenberg and Republican Fred Keller. They talked about the issues during a gathering this morning in Lewisburg, Union County. The I-Team’s Andy Mehalshick talked with voters about what they believe the candidates should focus on.

The folks who came to the candidates “meet and greet” did not come empty-handed when it came to issues that concern them.

Tom Clark and Larry Neidig say they believe this is the most important election in the history of the 12th District.

  “I’d like to get out of the partisan politics and get down and do something for the country as a group. All they do is fight each other for partisan politics,” Said Larry Neidig of Sunbury.

  “Well, I’m interested in healthcare, the environment. I think global warming is a threat to our country and our economy especially the damage that’s been done by storms and floods,” Said Tom Clark of Selinsgrove. Others say they fear for the financial solvency of the United States and fear another great recession.

  “It’s abbot fiscal issue. Ok. Our future depends on fiscal health and it has to be able to find our future, “Said Jeff Reber of Lewisburg.

  “We’ve got serious financial issues in the federal government. This whole border issue is getting crazy,” Noted Preston Boop, Republican Union County Commissioner

 Both candidates know that the folks who came here today have the final say on Election Day.  

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