February 22, 2013

Dear Friend & Supporter:   As one of the people who’ve believed so deeply in the mission of our campaigns, I want you to be among the first to share some exciting news.  After my family and I recovered and rested from the disappointing election loss, I’ve been on a search for ways to keep […]

Thank You

November 21, 2012

Dear Friend, I wanted to take this opportunity to reach out and thank you for your tireless support of my campaign over the last months. Although Election Day did not produce the results we all had hoped for, my family and I have been honored and humbled to have been the recipients of your unwavering […]

Four days to Election Day… We need you!

November 2, 2012

There are only 4 days left until Election Day.  Our team still has many phone calls to make, doors to knock, and polling locations to cover. We need you in spreading Raja’s message. Call our campaign office at 412-212-3160 if you are interested in volunteering.

New Raja Ad featuring Raja’s Wife, Dr. Neeta Raja

October 30, 2012

Mt. Lebanon, PA – Raja, candidate for State Senate in Pennsylvania’s 37th Senatorial District recently announced the release of a new television ad.   The ad, titled “Raja’s Story” features Raja’s wife of 13 years providing a first-hand account of Raja’s American story.   Raja’s Campaign Manager Jennifer Hass said, “Like so many before him, Raja […]

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 1 Endorses Raja for State Senate

October 13, 2012

Pittsburgh, PA – Yesterday Raja, candidate for State Senate in Pennsylvania’s 37th Senatorial District announced the endorsement of FOP Fort Pitt Lodge No. 1 President Michael LaPorte, held a conference today with Raja, to announce that the nearly 2000 members of FOP Lodge No. 1 endorse Raja’s candidacy for State Senate. “We look forward working with […]

Check out our new Endorsement Section!

October 11, 2012

We recently added an “Endorsement” section to our website to keep everyone informed of all the endorsements Raja has received and of all the current coalitions that are supporters of Raja.  Be sure to keep checking back as the section will be continually updated as Raja receives new endorsements and supporters.

Raja’s Employees Dispute Negative Lies

October 3, 2012

Debbie Barna: “I work with Raja and have for the past 15 years. I’d vote for Raja. I’ve volunteered for Raja’s campaign. I think that says it all.” Kim Spath: “Having worked with Raja for the past 10 years, I know he is a tremendous leader. Working with him is great and I know he […]

New Raja Ad

September 28, 2012

Mt. Lebanon, PA- Today, D. Raja candidate for State Senate in Pennsylvania’s 37th Senatorial District announced the release of a new television ad. The spot highlights the depth and enormity of Raja’s connection to, and impact on, Southwestern PA. The commercial will air on major broadcast networks and district wide cable systems in the 37th Senate […]

Raja Rally BBQ

September 24, 2012

Join Raja & The Honorable Jim Roddey along with Family, Friends, and Fellow Supporters for a Rally BBQ! Come enjoy an afternoon of fun and conversation with fellow Raja supporters as we prepare for the final weeks before the election.  Bring your friends and family.  Complimentary food and refreshments will be provided. When:  Saturday, October […]

Social Media Links

August 29, 2012

As we get closer to election day, be sure to follow me on twitter at @JoinRaja and “like” me on Facebook at Join Raja in order to receive all the latest updates and news on my campaign.

Raja Calls for Fiscal Responsibility Regarding a Special Election

July 10, 2012

State Senate Candidate Raja Calls for Fiscal Responsibility Regarding a Special Election PITTSBURGH, PA — Raja, Republican nominee for the 37th state senate district, today issued a statement asking the Lt. Governor to not call a special election in order to save taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars. Click here to read more.

Personal Thanks from Raja

April 25, 2012

Dear Friend, I am honored and humbled by the tremendous outpouring of support.  I want to thank all of you for the strong win yesterday.  In the past few weeks, we have knocked on thousands of doors, made thousands of calls, and staffed all the major polling places. Your support is what made all of this possible.  It’s just the first […]

Post-Gazette Withdraws Mustio Endorsement; Endorses Raja

April 21, 2012

Pittsburgh, PA– Today, in an extraordinary move, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette withdrew its endorsement of Mark Mustio in the race to replace Sen. John Pippy in the 37th Senate district and chose to endorse Raja.  The story is below.  You can also read more here. Raja for the GOP: Mustio loses our endorsement after a racist appeal […]

Raja Campaign Picks Up Momentum on Mustio’s Negative and Misleading Campaign Ads

April 19, 2012

PITTSBURGH, PA — With under a week to go, the Mustio campaign has slipped to new lows, but the voters of the 37th district are responding by rallying to Raja’s campaign. Today, the Raja campaign released statements from Republicans across the district outraged by Rep. Mustio’s campaign ads that even the Post-Gazette called “racially tinged.” “I am […]

Washington County’s Observer-Reporter Newspaper Endorses Raja

April 18, 2012

Editorial: Raja our choice for state Senate John Pippy has ably served the state’s 37th Senate District, which includes Peters Township, but decided not to seek re-election. He is not seeking higher office but rather leaving politics altogether, and amid the partisan rancor, who can blame him? Though no Democrat has stepped forward to seek […]

Raja Announces New Endorsements

April 16, 2012

Misleading and disappointing negative campaign of Mark Mustio drives further support for Raja Pittsburgh, PA – The Raja campaign today announced the endorsement of new community leaders from across the district including elected officials in Ben Avon, Upper St. Clair, and Mt. Lebanon. New Endorsements -Jim Bolas, Chair of the Upper St. Clair Republican Committee […]

Ugly Negative Mustio Attacks Grow Support for Raja’s Campaign

April 10, 2012

Campaign releases new round of endorsements Mt. Lebanon, PA- Today, Raja for State Senate announced several new endorsements, including a unanimous vote by the South Park Republican Committee, in his race for the Senate seat in Pennsylvania’s 37th District. “I am honored to have the support of the South Park GOP. Republicans are uniting behind […]

Raja Endorsed by Republican Leaders in Washington County

April 10, 2012

PITTSBURGH, PA — The Raja for State Senate campaign today announced the endorsement of Tom Uram, Washington County Republican Committee Member, Bill Northrup, 2011 Republican County Commissioner nominee, and Edward “Buzz” Reich, 1st Vice Chairman of the Washington County Republican Party. Raja’s campaign is picking up steam in Peters Township, one of the key swing […]

Desperate Mustio Campaign Hits New Low

March 28, 2012

Liberal Mark Mustio’s Desperate Campaign Hits New Low Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association PAC Supports Raja on Domestic Jobs PITTSBURGH, PA — Today, union endorsed liberal Mark Mustio’s campaign has released a misleading and over the top negative ad in the race for the 37th State Senate district. As recently released polling indicates, Raja enjoys a twenty-point lead […]

Polls Show Raja with Commanding Lead

March 28, 2012

For Immediate Release Raja for State Senate Campaign Announces Commanding Lead PITTSBURGH, PA — The results of a recent survey conducted by Basswood Research shows Raja with a commanding lead over opponents Rep. Mark Mustio and Sue Means. A memo highlighting the results of the survey is below: Memorandum To:                   Raja Campaign From:       […]

Mustio’s Past Support of Democrats

March 23, 2012

For More Information Contact Jill Smith 412-212-3160   Harrisburg Politician Mark Mustio Has History of Supporting Democrats As reported by the Tribune-Review, November 5th, 2006: Some local Republicans are privately livid over the recent revelation that GOP state Rep. Mark Mustio of Moon held a fundraiser in May for Democrat Allegheny County Chief Executive Dan Onorato. […]

Raja Receives Mt. Lebanon Endorsement

March 21, 2012

For More Information, Contact: Jill Smith 412-212-3160 Republican D. Raja Overwhelmingly Endorsed by the Republican Committee of Mt. Lebanon MT. LEBANON — Republican State Senate candidate D. Raja was overwhelmingly endorsed by the Republican Committee of Mt. Lebanon. RCML is one of the largest Republican Committees in the 37th Senate District. “I am honored […]

State Senate Campaign

February 23, 2012

Friends, Thank you for all your help in my campaign for County Executive. Last November, I could not have imagined I would be writing this letter to you today. With the unexpected retirement of Senator John Pippy, I have decided to seek the Republican nomination for his State Senate District. Harrisburg is broken. During my […]