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Top Democratic Candidate for Governor Visits Erie

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A Democratic candidate hoping to challenge governor Tom Corbett in the Fall election was in Erie Friday night, campaigning for the primaries.

Tom Wolf stopped by our station Friday evening, to explain what he would bring to the office of Governor.

The businessman and former State Secretary of Revenue is currently the Democratic front-runner in several polls.

He tells us his top priorities if elected will be jobs, education, and transportation.

When it comes to tax reform, Wolf said, "We need to level the playing field. I was Secretary of Revenue, I know the tax code is riddled with loop holes we need to make it fair, broader, and I think we can actually lower them in a lot of cases... to make sure that tax burden is shared."

 Wolf will square off against Rob McCord, Katie McGinty, and Allyson Schwartz in the May primary.

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