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Cynthia M. Philo

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Cynthia M. Philo
Candidate for
Pennsylvania State Senate, District 10

Political party Democrat
Profession Economic development organization president/CEO
Website Campaign website
Cynthia M. Philo was a Democratic candidate for District 10 of the Pennsylvania State Senate. The primary election was on May 18, 2010 and the general election was on November 2, 2010.



See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2010

Philo was unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary but lost to incumbent Republican Charles McIlhinney in the November 2 general election.[1]

Campaign themes

Philo's campaign website identified four main issues:[2]

  • Create jobs She will work to "support opportunities for small businesses" and "modernize our aging infrastructure."
  • Clean up Harrisburg She will work to "enact term limits" and "eliminate legislative pay raises."
  • Eliminate pension abuse Philo will work to "roll back the legislative pension increase" and "ensure appropriate pension funding for educators."
  • Protect natural resources Philo will work to "demand responsible extraction of Marcellus shale" and "protect residents and businesses from flooding."

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