Matt Cartwright represents Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District, where he serves in House Democratic Leadership and as a member of the House Appropriations and Natural Resources committees. In Congress, he has focused on health care policy, strengthening the middle class, protecting seniors, and supporting veterans and military families.
In office, Cartwright helped pass H.R. 1, the For the People Act, which is the most comprehensive anti-corruption and democracy reform bill to pass the House since Watergate. The bill is being denied a fair vote by Mitch McConnell and the special interests who control the U.S. Senate. H.R. 1 would take on dark money and foreign interference in our elections, fix our broken campaign finance system, tighten ethics laws, crack down on lobbyists, limit partisan gerrymandering used to manipulate elections, and expand and protect the right to vote. Cartwright represents a swing district and faces a tough re-election fight in 2020.
Candidate for U.S. House