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Of the 15 candidates who were each given one minute to speak to the conference, seven of them are launching primary bids against incumbent Democrats. The primary challengers for the state House included Emily Kinkead, who is attempting to unseat state Rep. Adam Ravenstahl (D-Allegheny) in the 20th District, Ginny Kerslake, who is seeking the seat held by state Rep. Kristine Howard (D-Chester) in the 167th District, Rick Krajewski, who is running to unseat state Rep. James Roebuck (D-Philadelphia) in the 188th District, Enid Santiago, who is challenging state Rep. Peter Schweyer (D-Lehigh) in the 22nd District, and Andre Del Valle, who is one of several Democrats running against state Rep. Mary Isaacson (D-Philadelphia) in the 175th District. The two challengers on the state Senate side present were Amanda Cappelletti, who was endorsed by Gov. Tom Wolf against state Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery) in the 17th District, and Nikil Saval, who is running against state Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) for the 1st District.

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