Abington’s Josh Shapiro maintains lead over Mastriano in PA governor race

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, who grew up in Abington Township, is leading by nine points over Doug Mastriano in the race for Pennsylvania governor. 

On issues, Shapiro is a favorite among constituents who say abortion is very important in their vote, CBS News reported. According to a CBS News/YouGov Battleground Tracker survey:

Shapiro’s political background: In 2004, Shapiro ran for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in the 153rd district. He won re-election in 2006, 2008, and 2010. In April 2015, Governor Tom Wolf named Shapiro the Chair of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. In November 2016, Shapiro was elected Pennsylvania’s Attorney General, and was re-elected in 2020.

For more on Shapiro’s gubernatorial race, you can read CBS News’ coverage here. For more on Shapiro, you can visit his Attorney General website.