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“I am proud to be in the top 12% of most bipartisan members according to the Lugar Center rankings. I’ll work with anyone, regardless of party, to get things done. And I don’t take a cent of corporate PAC money - I’m fighting for a cleaner and more effective government.” (Website)


As a child of an Air Force officer, Wild lived overseas and in several states, but Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley has been home since she graduated from law school. Wild served on the Board of Directors of the Civic Theatre of Allentown, the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley, the Program for Women & Families, and Second Harvest Food Bank.

After building a law practice and being the first female Solicitor of Allentown PA, she was elected to the US House in 2018 in a district redrawn because of gerrymandering. Wild was re-elected in 2020 defeating Lisa Scheller.

In 2022, Wild again defeated Scheller with 51% of the vote in a Biden +1 District.



Priority issues for Susan Wild include:

  • Seniors - protecting Social Security and Medicare

  • Health Care – access to affordable health care

  • LGBTQ+ - everyone deserves same rights under the law.

  • Criminal Justice/Public Safety reform - invest resources and mitigate racial biases

  • Bipartisanship, accountability, and transparency

  • Education - by investing in our children’s educations, we invest in the future

  • Veterans - access to health care, generous pensions, tools to transition to civilian life

  • Housing – safe, affordable, high-quality housing for all

  • Women and families - right to control her own body and health care decisions

  • Jobs, prosperity, and labor rights



Pennsylvania has been a presidential battleground state and will continue to be one in 2024. It was one of the five key states ( with Michigan, Wisconsin, Arizona and Georgia) that swung from narrow margins for Trump in 2016 to narrow margins for Biden in 2020. The Democrats now hold the Governorship, both Senate seats, the Attorney General (acting) and Secretary State (acting)  and the lower legislative chamber. However, the Republicans hold the upper legislative chamber.  PA-07 is a Biden +1 District  which became more competitive after 2021 redistricting when conservative Carbon County was added to the district In 2020, Wild’s margin of victory was 3.8% compared to a 2% margin in 2022, largely due to turnout.  Her success is thought to be because of the Dobbs decision on Abortion, an increase in Democratic voter registration, and the increase in the youth vote. The Republicans are targeting this district once again in 2024 although no candidates have declared.



  • Ranking member  of Ethics Committee

  • Education and Labor Committee

  • Foreign Affairs Committee

  • Numerous interest groups and caucuses


As she prepares for the 2024 election cycle against a yet-to-be named opponent, Rep. Wild has $36,999 cash on hand as of 12/31/22.

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