Anton Andrew—a son of Caribbean parents (Jamaican mother) and (Trinidadian and Tobagonian father)—is running for Pennsylvania State House Representative in the 160th district As a Democrat. He is seeking to unseat the Republican who has held the position for the past 22 years. The 160th Pennsylvania House of Representatives district is in South Eastern Pennsylvania and has been represented by Stephen Barrar since 1997.
Anton Andrew recently received some key endorsements from former President Barack Obama, Bette Midler, CASA, and others.
Volunteerism and service have always been a huge part of Anton Andrew’s life. He has connected with the causes, people, and places and passionately uses his skills to positively impact people. During his 15 years in this district, he was an Executive for Nonprofit organizations and has helped the growth of Open Connections and The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County for which he is also the co-founder and a Trustee. Anton has also helped The Nature Conservancy constructively engage with diverse communities around urban conservation, health, and revitalization.
Most recently, Anton took on the task of getting every municipality in our area to adopt a powerful gun safety resolution that calls for a ban on assault weapons.
As your State Representative, he pledges to champion these issues among others:
- FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY
- INVESTING IN EDUCATION AND STOPPING SKYROCKETING PROPERTY TAXES
- INVESTING IN OUR INFRASTRUCTURE TO CREATE JOBS AND GROW THE ECONOMY
- ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
- THE OPIOID CRISIS
- FAIRNESS AND EQUALITY: JUSTICE FOR ALL
- LGBTQ Community| Communities of Color | Women In Pennsylvania
- COMMON SENSE GUN CONTROL
With over two decades of experience successfully fighting for poor and working families as a lawyer, executive, educator, and community activist, Anton will make sure all of the residents of his district have a voice in Harrisburg. He is an experienced and proven leader who has always put people, not politics, first. Make your vote count–choose an experienced and proven leader who will always put people first.
Learn more about Andrew Anton here: http://www.antonandrew.com/
FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE, DISTRICT 160