Posted by on May 6, 2021 3:22 pm

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fetterman sims schuylkill county democrat fundraiser

Some of the top names in the Pennsylvania Democrat Party will be at the St. Clair Fish & Game this weekend stumping for the local slate of candidates in the upcoming Municipal Primary election.

Current Pennsylvania Lieutenant Gov. John Fetterman and State Rep. Brian Sims are the headliners at the Schuylkill Democrat Candidate Jamboree. The event is Saturday, May 8, and the slate of state-level candidates will start arriving at around 2:45 p.m. It runs until 7 p.m.

Fetterman will be joined in St. Clair by two other candidates hoping to secure a blue seat for Pennsylvania in the US Senate in 2022, current State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta, and Alexandra Khalil. Sims is running for Lieutenant Gov. of Pennsylvania in 2022.

Sims made news locally when he accused State Rep. Jerry Knowles, without evidence, of saying he was acting like a “little girl” on the floor of the State House. Knowles denies saying this. Instead, he said he chastised Sims for doxing and harassing teenage girls protesting outside a Philadelphia abortion clinic, which did happen.

Also at Saturday’s fundraiser will be Judge Maria McLaughlin, a candidate for Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Timika Lane and Jill Beck for PA Superior Court, as well as State Sen. Sharif Street and Alex Reber.

In addition to stumping for themselves, they’ll also be trying to drum up support for the Democrat slate of candidates in the 2021 Municipal Election. The party Primary Election is May 18. Locals at this Saturday’s event include Joe Groody, the Sheriff candidate; Mike O’Pake, who’s currently unopposed in his re-election campaign for District Attorney, and county court judge candidates Jim Conville and Julie Werdt.


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9 responses to Pennsylvania Democrat Heavyweights Campaigning in St. Clair This Weekend

  1. PTFloridians May 6th, 2021 at 9:58 pm

    Boy Howdy…this shindig oughta be a doozie…a self-avowed Communist, a stone cold deceitful liar, and a bunch of local Dem wannabees that hafta cowtow to these incompetent identity-politics losers…what a sad state of affairs for Dems everywhere.


    • Justin Turner May 8th, 2021 at 11:51 am

      I agree. The state candidates are pathetic socialist left wing Fuhrer Wolf followers.


  2. Dave May 7th, 2021 at 3:23 pm

    The best protest against socialism or communism this is not to go Saturday.


  3. PTFloridians May 7th, 2021 at 3:28 pm

    All the low-mid level bootlickers will be there to show their blind and mindless support of these fools


  4. Ryles May 7th, 2021 at 5:37 pm

    I’m goin’


    • MaroonsFiveNfl May 8th, 2021 at 11:50 am

      I don’t know why? Going to see Fetterman and Sims is like going to a Stalin/Lyin Biden rally.


  5. MaroonsFiveNfl May 8th, 2021 at 11:47 am

    Some of the local Dems are good people but as far as the state and nationally, the DEMS are socialist communist leftists. Fetterman and Sims would fit in better at the Kremlin than at a Schuylkill County rally. With the exception of the local candidates, none of the rest of this field is worth a penny.


  6. PTFloridians May 8th, 2021 at 5:04 pm

    Fatterman and Slims look like a crime duo from an episode of The Blacklist


  7. JmjUSA May 23rd, 2021 at 6:11 pm

    Heavy, yes…
    Demon-rats, yes…

    Heavyweights… Tbd


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