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Rafferty is endorsed for Attorney General by district attorneys across the commonwealth

(UPDATED) HARRISBURG – John Rafferty today announced that 16 district attorneys throughout the state have endorsed him to be Pennsylvania’s next attorney general.

Lebanon County District Attorney Dave Arnold said, “Those of us on the front lines protecting our communities in the streets and in the courtroom know how important it is have an attorney general with experience and integrity. John Rafferty is that man.

“John Rafferty has not only been a prosecutor but he has been a leader in the legislature passing laws that protect our citizens. We’re proud to stand with John Rafferty for attorney general.”

“I’m honored to receive the endorsement of so many district attorneys,” Rafferty said.  “I will restore the relationships with the district attorneys that have deteriorated over the past four years. When I’m attorney general, the district attorneys will be my partners in protecting our citizens.”

The district attorneys endorsing Rafferty are: Adams County District Attorney Brian Sinnett, Bedford County District Attorney Bill Higgins; Blair County District Attorney Richard Consiglio, Bradford County District Attorney  Daniel Barrett; Chester County District Attorney Thomas Hogan; Clarion County District Attorney Mark Aaron; Columbia County District Attorney Thomas Leipold; Crawford County District Attorney Francis Schultz; Dauphin County District Attorney Ed Marsico; Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan; Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman; Lebanon County District Attorney David J. Arnold; Mercer County District Attorney Miles Karson; Schuylkill County District Attorney Christine Holman; Snyder County District Attorney Michael Piecuch and Wayne County District Attorney Janine Edwards.

Rafferty is a former deputy attorney general.  He is a state senator from Montgomery County and has also been endorsed for attorney general by the Republican Party of Pennsylvania as well as the Pennsylvania State Troopers Association, Pennsylvania State Fraternal Order of Police and the Pennsylvania State Professional Firefighters Association.

The Republican Primary Election is April 26.

* This is not a complete list as we are still compiling District Attorney endorsements.

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