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Landenberg woman announces candidacy for 13th House District seat

By Fran Maye, Daily Local News, 2/12/18

COCHRANVILLE >> Sue Walker, a Democrat and a resident of Landenberg, has announced her candidacy for the state House of Representatives, 13th District. The seat has been held for the past eight years by Republican incumbent John Lawrence.

Walker held a kickoff campaign rally at North Star Orchards in Cochranville, which was sponsored by Friends for Sue Walker. Scores of people attended.

Walker, a community activist and public educator, said her top priorities are fiscal accountability, economic growth and new jobs and educational excellence. She is also concerned with infrastructure, conservation of natural resources, and quality health care.

“Throughout my life, I’ve worked in the community as an educator, volunteer, nonprofit leader and activist,” Walker said. “I’ve always been engaged politically, but never as a politician. For me, the 2016 election results changed everything. Now is the time to come together and recognize our shared interests. Now is the time to fight for the common good. Now is the time to find the path forward for all of us.”…

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Ann Schott (district 13) on education

excerpt from Chris Barber, “Schott challenges Lawrence for 13th House seat,” Daily Local News, 10/28/14

…I am most passionate about the future of public education, specifically the funding of education. We need to fairly fund our schools, we need to get the best teachers in our schools and in turn we need to keep those who are dedicated to the profession. We need to provide schools with the resources they need to fund the arts and extracurricular programs most of us grew up expecting. Too many schools across our state have cut librarians, nurses and aides that are critical at both the elementary and high school level….

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Schott, Lawrence trade barbs over outreach spending

By Mike McGann, The Unionville Times, October 27, 2014

Democrat cites excessive event spending, Republican says numbers ‘cherry picked’

13th District State House candidates Ann Schott and John Lawrence are sparring over how much Lawrence spent on community outreach events such as senior expos and paper shredding events.

The two candidates for State Representative in the 13th District are sparring over how much State Rep. John Lawrence (R-13) has spent on community outreach — a number his Democratic opponent, Ann Schott claims is excessive….

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