Tomas Sanchez

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Tomas Sanchez
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Former candidate for
Pennsylvania State Senate, District 2
Campaign website
Tomas Sanchez was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 2 of the Pennsylvania State Senate.


Campaign themes


Sanchez's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Better Schools

  • "Restructured school days"
  • "Restructured school year"
  • "Magnet school, 4-12 grades"

More Jobs

  • "Encourage new entrepreneurial initiatives by providing that business start-ups not have to pay state and city related taxes for their first three years of operation, the most difficult period for new businesses."
  • "Creating and expanding enterprise zones in distressed communities where specialized industries, such as light manufacturing and alternative energy companies, can obtain incentives and tax subsidies/deductions/credits that are responsible and innovative."
  • "In cooperation with local schools, such as Community College of Philadelphia, establishing and supporting programs that train displaced workers and unskilled people in order for them to be able to obtain living wage jobs."

Safer Streets

  • "Increased funding to support Community Policing efforts that have shown results in bringing community involvement that encourages cooperation and information sharing."
  • "Increased funding for neighborhood-based town watch monitoring efforts."
  • "Increased funding for Drug Courts which seek to treat offenders rather than imprison them. Research indicates that drug treatment is much less expensive and much more effective in decreasing recidivism than incarceration."



See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Pennsylvania State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in that election was March 11, 2014. Incumbent Christine Tartaglione defeated Danny Savage and Tomas Sanchez in the Democratic primary, while John Jenkins was unopposed in the Republican primary. Tartaglione defeated Jenkins in the general election.[2][3][4]

Pennsylvania State Senate, District 2 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChristine Tartaglione Incumbent 78.9% 35,405
     Republican John Jenkins 21.1% 9,464
Total Votes 44,869
Pennsylvania State Senate, District 2 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngChristine Tartaglione Incumbent 51% 9,862
Danny Savage 29% 5,611
Tomas Sanchez 19.9% 3,856
Total Votes 19,329

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