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Mary Gay Scanlon

PA-5 (D)
Current office holder: Glenn Thompson (R)
From the beginning, Mary Gay Scanlon has been dedicated to serving others and fighting for children, women, the disenfranchised and underserved. As an attorney and advocate, she has been fighting for progressive values for over 35 years.
How does Mary align with Project 100's values?
  • Economic Opportunity: Mary Gay supports student loan relief, tuition free community college and tuition free public university education for students living in low income households. She supports expanding funding for public schools. She pledges to continue her work on behalf of women fighting for equal pay.
  • Equal Treatment Under the Law: Mary Gay believes all forms of discrimination are unacceptable, and she pledges to fight for equality in Congress. She will work to protect same-sex families and transgender rights and will work to pass the Equality Act. She will work to provide a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, and she supports criminal justice reform.
  • Healthy People & Communities: Mary Gay supports universal healthcare; she supports repairing the Affordable Care Act while working to transition to Medicare for All. In Congress, she will make protecting the environment and investing in renewable energy a priority.
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