March 23, 2017

Lindsey M. Williams, Esq.
Director of Communications
Office: 412-431-5900
Cell: 412-443-0226

PITTSBURGH – Today, the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers (PFT400) announced its first set of endorsements for the 2017 primary election. Each candidate was given the opportunity to complete a survey regarding their position on a variety of issues important to PFT400 members and was interviewed by the PFT400’s Political Action Committee.


Seat Endorsed Candidate
School Board – District 1 Sylvia Wilson
School Board – District 3 Sala Udin
School Board – District 5 Terry Kennedy
School Board – District 7 Cynthia Falls
School Board – District 9 Carolyn Klug
City Council – District 2 Theresa Kail-Smith
City Council – District 4 Ashleigh Deemer
City Council – District 6 R. Daniel Lavelle
City Council – District 8 Daniel Gilman
Mayor Bill Peduto


PFT400 will be interviewing candidates for the Court of Common Pleas over the next few weeks. The list of endorsed candidates will be released after the interview process is completed.

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