Linda Sosniak - Election Result: 21.06%

Party: Democrat

Office: PA House ( District: 84 )

Linda Sosniak, a Democratic member of the Picture Rocks Borough Council, is running for the Pennsylvania 84th Legislative District. After retiring from years of service with the United States Postal Service, Linda is currently living in Picture Rocks with her husband Johnny. Linda is running to stand up to the “party first” politics in state legislature and aims to keep progressive economic legislation held up in committees, to find cooperative solutions to common problems, and to fight for the everyday needs of families. Linda earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management at the University of Phoenix.
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Quiz Results

How the candidate answered on the issues

State and National

Do you support net neutrality?

Additional Comments: Net neutrality is the principle that mandates Internet service providers should treat all data on the Internet the same, and not discriminate or charge differently by user, content, website, platform, application, type of attached equipment, or method of communication.
State and National

Should the minimum wage be raised?

Candidate did not answer this question.

State and National

What is your view on Climate Change?

Additional Comments: Climate change is caused by greenhouse gases and humans emit them in a variety of ways; combustion of fossil fuels in cars, factories, and electricity production. Other contributors include methane released from landfills and agriculture. Another big cause is the loss of our forests.
State and National

Regarding gun laws, what generally do you support from the choices below?

Additional Comments: I believe there should be more restrictions. A three day waiting period, limitations on semi-automatic rifles such as limiting the clip size to 10 rounds, the background check should include a mental health check, and the age should be 21 to have firearms.
State and National

How should marijuana be regulated?

Additional Comments: There are many proven medical uses for marijuana. Using marijuana for pain could also lessen the dependency on opioids.
State and National

Should the drawing of district lines be done by an independent system instead of state legislators?

Additional Comments: The redistricting should be done by an independent panel of citizens with the appropriate educational background. This would remove any bias by any of the parties.
State

Were you (or would you have been) in support of the 2016 legislation regulating opioids in Pennsylvania (Act 122, Act 124, Act 125, Act 126)?

State and National

From the choices below, what best represents your view on the wages men and women are paid?

State

Regarding Pennsylvania pensions, were you (or would you have been) in favor of the 2017 Senate Bill 1 that introduces a 401K-style component into pension benefits for new hires after 2019?

State

From the choices below, what best represents your view on property taxes?

Additional Comments: I believe we should provide more state funding for public schools which should reduce property taxes. Revenue can be raised for public schools by removing, the corporate tax loopholes, and charging a severance tax.
State and National

From the choices below, what best represents your view on abortion?

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