Fetterman criss-crosses eastern Pa. in weekend swing, stops in Luzerne County

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Oct. 26—LUZERNE — Lt. Gov. John Fetterman and Second Lady Gisele Fetterman stopped in Luzerne County on Saturday as part of a wide swing through eastern Pennsylvania.

Fetterman picked up pizza from Dugan's Pub in Luzerne and met with voters and local candidates at the Luzerne County Democratic Fall Lunch in Hazleton.

Fetterman is running for Pennsylvania's open U.S. Senate seat with a primary election date of May 2022.

Fetterman traveled across northeastern and southeastern Pennsylvania in a weekend swing to meet with voters and get out the vote for the upcoming November elections.

Kathy Bozinski, chair of the Luzerne County Democratic Party, was at the event in Hazleton, held at Vesuvio's Pizzeria & Sports Bar. Bozinski said the event was held by the Luzerne County Democrats First District.

She said U.S. Rep. Connor Lamb attended the vent, as did U.S. Senate candidates Val Arkoosh and Alexandra Kahlil, who are also seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate. Statewide judicial candidates also attended the event.

Fetterman was accompanied by his wife, Gisele.

Bozinski said the Luzerne County Democrats will hold a rally on Friday at 6:30 p.m. at Rodano's on Public Square. All Luzerne County Democratic candidates are expected to attend, as well as statewide judicial candidates and Luzerne County judicial candidates.,

On Saturday, Fetterman traveled through Wyoming County, Susquehanna County, Luzerne County and Schuylkill County for local Democratic Party events. Additionally, Fetterman spoke in Northampton County at the Lehigh Valley Labor Council Awards Celebration on Saturday night.

On Sunday, Fetterman stopped by to rally with canvassers from Lehigh Valley for All at the United Steelworkers Hall in Bethlehem before traveling to Tatamy for an animal rescue event and ending the weekend in Hatfield for an event with local Democratic candidates.

"Our motto has always been 'Every county, every vote,' and this weekend we truly campaigned for every vote in counties across the commonwealth," said Lt. Gov. John Fetterman. "From Wyoming to Montgomery, we always try to meet voters where they are, and this work is paying off with enthusiasm in all of Pennsylvania's 67 counties."

Reach Bill O'Boyle at 570-991-6118 or on Twitter @TLBillOBoyle.

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