Democrats Will Choose Nominee for US Congress from New 12th District
by Randy Shannon
February 20, 2012
The April 24th primary election in Pennsylvania will see two incumbent Democrats, Rep. Jason Altmire and Rep. Mark Critz, competing for the Democratic nomination to represent the new 12th District in the 113th United States Congress.
Critz has been endorsed by a number of labor unions. The following unions have endorsed Critz:
United Mine Workers
Utility Workers Union
Service Employees International Union
United Food and Commercial Workers
Laborers’ District Council of Western PA
Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1279
International Association of Firefighters
United Transportation Union
Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 354
The Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees (SOAR) and the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare have also endorsed Critz.