Attorney Ron DiNicola Considers Run for Congress - Erie News Now | WICU & WSEE in Erie, PA

Attorney Ron DiNicola Considers Run for Congress

Posted: Updated:
Ron DiNicola Ron DiNicola

Attorney Ron DiNicola is exploring a run for Congress in Pennsylvania's newly created 16th District.

The Democrat has already started circulating nominated petitions. DiNicola is also meeting with local leaders and talking with voters about the issues.

DiNicola said the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's recent decision to declare the 2011 congressional map for the state as unconstitutional gerrymandering gives voters in the 16th District a "real choice" in the upcoming election.

Rep. Mike Kelly currently represents much of the area covered in the new 16th District, which includes all of Erie, Crawford, Mercer and Lawrence counties, plus the western portion of Butler County.

He is taking a leave of absence as chair of several non-profit boards as he considers a congressional run.

DiNicola is a former U.S. Marine and Harvard graduate.

Copyright 2018 Erie News Now. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Current Conditions

Upload your own image or video

Powered by Frankly
3514 State St. Erie, PA 16508
Newsroom: (814) 454-8812
Business offices: (814) 454-5201
Share Stories
Submit your stories to our site!
Share Photos
Share your photos in our community galleries
RSS Feeds
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WICU. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
                   WICU/WSEE - 3514 State Street Erie, PA 16508 - (814) 454-5201 -