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Pitt grad student kicks off Pa. House campaign

Jessica Benham, director of development at the Pittsburgh Center for Autistic Advocacy, will challenge Democratic incumbent Harry Readshaw for the District 36 seat in the state House of Representatives.

By Brian Gentry, Senior Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Jessica Benham, a Pitt graduate student, aims to unseat District 36 rep Harry Readshaw III.

Grad student announces campaign for state House of Representatives

Jessica Benham, who recently got a master’s degree in bioethics and is working on her Ph.D. in communication at Pitt, is running for the District 36 seat in the state House of Representatives.

By Ashton Crawley, For The Pitt News

October 8, 2019

Grad student and autism activist Jessica Benham is taking on the task of running for state house.

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