Chatham University

2018 Women Candidates of PA

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Kara Scott

District: PA-122

Party Affiliation: Democrat

Kara Scott

Kara Scott is an active community volunteer passionate about strengthening her community. She is president of Bowmanstown Borough Council, she established the Bowmanstown Area Residents Connected Community group, is Vice President of the Carbon County Council of Governments, and boasts 20 years of experience in the mental health field. Her priorities include looking critically at the opioid crisis, school improvement, increase sensible economic development, take care of and support veterans and seniors, and most importantly, ensure constituents are heard. Her experience in local government, professional leadership, and community service gives her the necessary skills to meet her legislative goals. These goals include increase access to affordable healthcare, implementing a “no budget, no pay” law to for legislators, expand democratic participation, promote renewable energy and environmental conservation, among other important issues.

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