2020 Election

Candidates for Pa. Attorney General


Heather Heidelbaugh

Heather Heidelbaugh is an Equity Partner in the Litigation Practice Group of Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl LLC, and is an experienced trial lawyer who has handled a wide variety of litigation matters for business and individuals.

Running Platform

  • Fight against opioids
  • Stand up for victims of crime
  • Protect consumers and taxpayers


Daniel Wassmer

Wassmer is from Pike County. He has a BA from Adelphi University and an MBA from Adelphi University 1986  and a JD from the New York Law School 1989.

Running Platform

  • Criminal Justice Police Reform
  • Decriminalize Marijuana (and other drugs)
  • Shifting to a medical treatment options


Josh Shapiro

Joshua David Shapiro is an American politician and lawyer currently serving as the Attorney General of Pennsylvania. He previously served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and as chairman of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners.

Running Platform: 

  • Civil Rights
  • Reproductive Rights
  • Criminal Justice Reform

Green Party

Richard L. Weiss

Richard was born in Pittsburgh, and has worked as an attorney for the Federal Government in Washington, D.C. at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and in Indonesia on financing for development projects.

Running Platform

  • Criminal justice reform
  • Citizen’s police review boards