Pittsburgh City Paper

Southwestern Pennsylvania Republicans targeted in ad campaign over GOP push to impeach state justices

“In January, Pennsylvania state Supreme Court justices voted to toss out the Republican-drawn map of the state’s U.S. Congressional Districts after ruling the map a partisan gerrymander. The five justices who voted in favor were Democrats and the two who voted against were Republicans. After the Pennsylvania legislature failed to agree on a drawing to replace the map, the state Supreme Court justices drew the new map.”

Read more at: https://www.pghcitypaper.com/PolitiCrap/archives/2018/03/23/southwestern-pennsylvania-republicans-targeted-in-ad-campaign-over-their-push-to-impeach-state-justices

 

Pittsburgh City Paper

Democratic state House candidate Emily Skopov gears up for race against House Speaker Mike Turzai

“After failing to secure the endorsement of the Pennsylvania Republican Party this past weekend, Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike

Turzai (R-Marshall) announced his withdrawal from the 2018 gubernatorial election. Turzai’s campaign strategist, Jeff Coleman of Churchill Strategies, told TribLive on Feb. 10 that Turzai will now focus his energy on preserving the state House’s Republican-held majority.”

Read more at: https://www.pghcitypaper.com/PolitiCrap/archives/2018/02/12/democratic-state-house-candidate-emily-skopov-gears-up-for-race-against-house-speaker-mike-turzai

 

Pittsburgh City Paper

State rep. candidate Emily Skopov wants Daryl Metcalfe out of committee chair seat

“On Dec. 5, a video of Pennsylvania state Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R-Cranberry) exclaiming he is a ‘heterosexual’ when a Democratic colleague touched his arm went viral. It spread so far and wide, that on Dec. 7 it was featured on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Read more at: https://www.pghcitypaper.com/PolitiCrap/archives/2017/12/08/state-rep-candidate-emily-skopov-wants-daryl-metcalfe-out-of-committee-chair-seat

 

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Turzai challenger making waves for 2018 campaign

“State House Speaker Mike Turzai has long given Democrats heartburn, and this summer was no different when the Republican from Marshall blew up negotiations over the state budget. But first-time candidate Emily Skopov, who plans to challenge Mr. Turzai in his North Hills 28th Legislative District, might give her party a chance to return the favor.”

Read more at: http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-state/2017/08/07/Emily-Skopov-PA-House-Mike-Turzai-opponent-28th-district-north-hills-pittsburgh-screenwriter-no-crayon-left-behind/stories/201708070020

 

She Runs Podcast

Emily Skopov discusses being a first-time candidate and new to politics!

If you haven’t met Emily or had the opportunity to hear her speak at an event, and you’re interested in learning about her both as a person and a candidate—especially regarding what inspired and motivated her decision to run and what it’s been like—this is a great introduction. An abundance of thanks to Sara Innamorato and Olivia Benson, the dynamic women behind the She Runs podcast for such a welcoming and thoughtful forum in which to discuss Emily’s early days as a first-time candidate.

 

Learn more about She Runs here: https://www.facebook.com/SheRunsSWPA/?fref=mentions