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2018 Women Candidates of PA

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Elisabeth “Lisa” Baker

District: PA-20

Party Affiliation: Republican

Elisabeth “Lisa” Baker

State Senator Lisa Baker is currently serving her third term representing the 20th District. She is noted for her accessibility in the district; her practical, reasonable approach to problem-solving, and her bipartisan work on constructive legislation. Her advocacy efforts have benefitted everyone in her district as she assisted community organizations and projects in job creation efforts, library expansions, senior housing initiatives, and recreation programs. State Senator Baker worked with county and municipal officials to upgrade sewer and water systems, among other collaborative issues. She is committed to bettering the lives of her constituents by pushing for changes governing the juvenile justice system, assisting veterans in their families, holding natural gas drilling companies to high standards and ensuring public health. In addition to her legislative accomplishments, State Senator Baker is active in a variety of organizations throughout her community, and has received a plethora of awards for her service.

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