The Eagle (American Univ.): Alumna Susan Wild runs for Pennsylvania congressional seat

04/10/2018

Wild is the only female candidate seeking the Democratic nomination

Susan Wild’s passion for social justice didn’t develop overnight. She found her home at American University, where she graduated in 1978. Now, Wild is the sole woman vying for the Democratic nomination in Pennsylvania’s 7th district. 

Wild is competing against five men seeking to replace Republican Charlie Dent, who is retiring from Congress. The Pennsylvania Congressional map was recently redrawn after the state’s Supreme Court found that the old map was gerrymandered to favor Republicans. As a result, Wild is running in the former 15th district that is now the 7th district seat. The equivalent of the future 7th district seat went for Hillary Clinton in 2016 by one point.

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