Washington DC â€“ December 11, 2013 â€“ News Release â€“ Council for a Livable World has announced its early endorsement of former congressman and admiral Joe Sestak for Pennsylvaniaâ€™s Senate seat held by Senator Pat Toomey.
The two candidates are expected to square off in the election held in November 2016.
â€œDuring his military career and tenure in the House of Representatives, Adm. Sestak has been a champion for a pragmatic foreign and national security policy that addresses Americaâ€™s 21st century security threats,â€� said Jules Zacher of Philadelphia, a member of Council for a Livable Worldâ€™s Board of Directors. â€œWeâ€™ve proudly supported Adm. Sestak in his previous House and Senate races and are excited to offer our support again.â€�
Council for a Livable World supported Sestak in his successful 2006 and 2008 races for the U.S. House of Representatives and for his 2010 run for the U.S. Senate.
â€œAdm. Sestak is following a brilliant strategy of organizing and fundraising for the 2016 campaign remarkably early in what is sure to be a challenging contest,â€� said John Isaacs, Council executive director.
â€œIâ€™m honored to again have the support of those who advocate a practical approach to U.S. global security interests at the Council for a Livable World,â€� said Sestak.
Council for a Livable World has previously been involved in many Pennsylvania Senate and Congressional campaigns; for a full listing visit our website.
Council for a Livable World has supported bipartisan, forward thinking policymakers on national security and foreign policy issues since 1962. In the 2012 election cycle, the Council raised $2.1 million for its endorsed Senate and House candidates.
Council for a Livable World is a non-partisan advocacy organization dedicated to increasing national security, particularly through reducing of the danger of nuclear weapons proliferation. The Council advocates for a strong and sensible national security policy and helps elect congressional candidates supporting those ideals.