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Chris Rabb

Party: Democrat
Position: State Representative, District 200
Committees:
Member: Agriculture and Rural Affairs; Commerce; Finance; Judiciary
In office since: 2017
Next election:
2020
Previous occupations: Author; Educator; Legislative Aide to US Senator; Researcher and Trainer at the White House Conference on Small Business in the Clinton Administration
Websites:
Official
Official 2
Ballotpedia
Contact information:
7216 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19119  
215-242-7300
Email

Economy

  • Supports increasing the minimum wage

  • Supports the Fair Share Tax Plan, which lessens tax burdens on lower-income households and increases tax burdens on higher-income households

  • Supports reinstating Glass-Steagall to split up certain banking functions and implement greater oversight of the financial sector

Civil rights

  • Supports the right to have access to an abortion and reproductive healthcare

  • Supports making Pennsylvania a sanctuary commonwealth, much like a sanctuary city

Criminal justice reform

  • Supports abolishing the death penalty

  • Supports lowering maximum sentences

Governance and ethics

  • Supports automatic voter registration, same-day voter registration, early voting, and pre-registration

  • Supports eliminating the electoral college and moving to a popular vote

Environment

  • Supports encouraging clean energy, and wants PA to move to 100% clean energy by 2050

Other

  • Current ward leader for the 9th ward (source)

  • Board member of Friends of the Wissahickon and Race Forward