The 2020 election season is in full swing, and here at FFL we’re excited to see that there has been a surge in Republican women running for public office. We love to celebrate conservative women in all capacities and give our readers a look at what they stand for.

Pennsylvania will hold its primaries on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 and will host the general election on November 3, 2020. The filing date for the congressional races for 2020 in Pennsylvania recently passed.

Of Pennsylvania’s 18 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and 2 seats in the U.S.Senate, none are currently filled by a GOP woman. There are 3 Republican women seeking to change this statistic by running for the House of Representatives.

Here’s what you need to know about these women.

Kathy Barnette (PA-04)

Kathy Barnette is a U.S. Army Reserve Veteran, an author, a political commentator, the founder and president of Truth Exchange, and a former adjunct professor of corporate finance. Barnette earned her B.S. in Finance from Troy State University and her MBA from Fontbonne University. She and her husband have raised two children, whom they have also proudly homeschooled. Barnette expresses that she was raised a Democrat, but is now a Republican. She is pro-life, promotes school choice, seeks term limits, and supports President Trump. Barnette is also a regularly featured on Fox News. Kathy Barnette is running in Pennsylvania’s fourth congressional district.

Dasha Pruett (PA-05)

Until she was ten years old and immigrated to the United States, Dasha Pruett grew up in Moscow, USSR. Now she adamantly speaks out against socialism and in support of limited government, term limits, lower taxes, the Second Amendment, and fair trade. She supports educational organizations, the arts, and the fight against domestic violence and has served on multiple nonprofit organizations’ boards. Pruett is a defender of life and seeks the reallocation of funding to family and adoption services. She also advocates for the need to focus on mental health to lower violence as well as the importance of immigration being done legally. Dasha Pruett is running in Pennsylvania’s fifth congressional district.

Lisa Scheller (PA-07)

Businesswoman and former Lehigh County Commissioner, Lisa Scheller seeks to make the government more accountable and limited. She is the CEO and president of Silberline Manufacturing Co., which was founded by her grandparents. Through this business, she employs hundreds of people on three continents, with their headquarters in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania. Scheller is a lifetime member of the NRA and has her record as a county commissioner to prove her facilitation of bipartisan productivity and governmental transparency. She is pro-life and also founded the nonprofit Hope & Coffee in order to actively seek and implement ways of helping those recovering from addiction on their transition back into society. Lisa Scheller is running in Pennsylvania’s seventh congressional district.

The last day to register to vote is April 13th and the last day to request an absentee ballot is April 21th.

Lucy H
CABINET MEMBER

Lucy Hutchinson is a proud Pennsylvanian and daughter of Christ. She is a junior at Washington & Jefferson College and she aspires to attend medical school through the military to eventually become a dermatologist. When she’s not advocating for Israel, sun protection, agriculture, or GMOs, she’s probably studying or waiting around for her 21st birthday so she can obtain her concealed carry permit. (Not sponsored by Chick-fil-A but should be.)