Council for a Livable World Announces Early Endorsement of Joe Sestak

Washington DC – December 11, 2013 – News Release – Council for a Livable World has announced its early endorsement of former congressman and admiral Joe Sestak for Pennsylvania’s Senate seat held by Senator Pat Toomey.

The two candidates are expected to square off in the election held in November 2016.

“During 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 America’s 21st century security threats,� said Jules Zacher of Philadelphia, a member of Council for a Livable World’s Board of Directors. “We’ve proudly supported Adm. Sestak in his previous House and Senate races and are excited to offer our support again.�

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.

“Adm. 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,� said John Isaacs, Council executive director.

“I’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,� 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.