Damon Roberts

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Damon Roberts
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Candidate for
Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 186
PartyDemocratic
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Damon Roberts was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 186 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign themes

Roberts' website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Promote Job Creation

  • Excerpt:"Damon will make it a top priority help small business, to grow our tax base, and to put the unemployed in Philadelphia to work."

Reduce Crime and Promote Clean Neighborhoods

  • Excerpt:"Damon has grassroots experience as a block captain and committee-person. He will work with Harrisburg, city officials plus other community and civic groups to clean up streets and abandoned lots in the 186th District. Damon will also work with the Police Department and community groups to create an active Town Watch program in each neighborhood in the 186th District."

Create Affordable Housing

  • Excerpt:"Damon has represented homeowners, renters and builders and understands the challenges of new development and its impact on the community. He will make it a priority to work together with contractors and neighbors to build responsible, sustainable projects that improve our neighborhoods and bring new families and small businesses to our community."

Senior Citizens are important to the future of the 186th District

  • Excerpt:"As a State Representative, Damon will support agencies and groups like the Mayor's Commission on Aging, Philadelphia Corporation of Aging, neighborhood associations, faith-based organizations, block captains, and community development corporations to get the necessary resources to improve the quality of life for our older adults."

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Roberts ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 186. Roberts was defeated by Jordan Harris in the Democratic primary on April 24.[2]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 186 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJordan Harris 75.7% 6,003
Timothy Hannah 19.7% 1,565
Damon Roberts 4.6% 364
Total Votes 7,932

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