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2018 Women Candidates of PA

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Karen Anderson

District: PA-86

Party Affiliation: Democrat

Karen Anderson

Karen Anderson has worn many hats in her life. She was raised by a 31-year Army Veteran. Then, after graduating from Pennsylvania State University, she served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ecuador. Next, she worked for the Department of Housing and Urban Development in Manhattan, before returning to her hometown in Perry County in 1988, Since then, she started and manages Meadow Mist Farm raising grass fed beef, and she survived breast cancer. Her platform has four major components: education, prosperous farms, healthcare for all, and addressing the opioid crisis. Specifically, she supports increased funding for public schools and the Pennsylvania Promise program, funding for Farmland Preservation, increased access to healthcare, and new, creative solutions to the opioid crisis.

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