Jason Runk is running for PA House of Representatives in HD-79, which is located in Blair County and includes the city of Altoona. After high school, he became a welder and now co-owns a painting business.
Jason, a self-described “political nerd,” is committed to correcting the injustice for working people who can’t get by. Specific initiatives he is passionate about include making it easier for people to join unions, stopping corporations from funneling money into campaigns, creating a statewide holiday for voting and legalizing marijuana. Jason currently lives in Blair County with his partner, two young daughters, and their English Bulldog, Snuggles.