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2018 Women Candidates of PA

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Maria Collett

District: PA-12

Party Affiliation: Democrat

Maria Collett

Maria Collett is a lifelong advocate for those in need. She worked as an attorney specializing in children victimized by abuse and neglect, before changing career paths to nursing. Collett worked in pediatric home health, trauma and long term care, she has provided support, comfort, and supporter for people in their most vulnerable moments. As State Senator, she will continue to dedicate herself to the needs of the community, and will bring fresh ideas to Harrisburg, where smart decisions and thoughtful discourse can launch Pennsylvania to the forefront of progressive change. She believes in expanding access to healthcare, ensuring water is safe to drink, protecting the environment, growing the economy, investing in public education and children, reforming government, and prohibiting discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or disability.

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