Skip to comments.Wagner transitions from write-in opposition to GOP frontman
Posted on 03/09/2018 2:04:43 PM PST by cotton1706
ITTSBURGH About four years after having to overcome negative ads from his own party to win a state Senate seat, Scott Wagner was first to speak at a major GOP committee dinner as the party's endorsed candidate for the state's highest office.
Aboard a chartered plane from Harrisburg on his way to the Republican Committee for Allegheny County's annual Lincoln Day Dinner, Wagner said he started building relationships with Republicans statewide after his historic 2014 write-in campaign.
The Spring Garden Township resident and owner of Penn Waste was forced to run as a write-in after the state party endorsed then-Rep. Ron Miller, and Wagner won despite the party funding numerous negative ads urging York County residents not to vote for the "millionaire trashman."
In February, that same state party that tried to keep him out of the state Senate endorsed Wagner's bid for governor.
Meanwhile, Wagner was able to quickly gain influence among Republicans statewide by heading the Senate Republican Campaign Committee and helping the GOP earn a supermajority in that chamber, Madonna said.
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Hope this guy takes out Wolf!! Make Pennsylvania RED again!
Ive been impressed by Wagner since his 2014 write-in campaign & victory. He fought against the GOPes designated candidate and, despite the establishments corrupt rule changes designed to defeat Wagner, he persevered and won. He NEVER surrenders. If he becomes Pennsylvanias Governor, God will be smiling on the Pennsylvania people.
She reminds me of the late 19th-early 20th Century eugenicists in the Republican Party. Think Margaret Sanger (also a Republican).
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