Republican John Chrin Launches Opening Ad in GOP Targeted District

Republican John Chrin launched his opening argument in his campaign against Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Matt Cartwright on Monday. Republicans are largely on defense this cycle, but the 8th District is one of the areas they view as a pickup opportunity.  Republicans hoping to stave off potential losses in the House are looking to win districts like Pennsylvania’s 8th, which is one of a dozen held by a Democratic lawmaker that President Donald Trump won in 2016.   Continue reading

Matt Cartwright’s History of Supporting Sanctuary Cities

(Scranton, PA) – Today, Team John Chrin released the following statement on Matt Cartwright’s long history and voting record of supporting sanctuary cities: Continue reading

PA8: Elections Analyst Says Race now Leans Democratic

Some welcome news for the GOP in Pennsylvania. Despite appearing to be on the verge of losing some seats in Pennsylvania for the U.S. House, in part to the new Congressional map, election analyst, Inside Elections, believes a race is tightening in Northeast Pennsylvania. Continue reading

Rating change in Cartwright-Chrin race may indicate race is tightening

WILKES-BARRE — Inside Elections, which provides non-partisan analysis of campaigns, announced a rating change Tuesday in the 8th Congressional District race from “Likely Democratic” to “Lean Democratic.” Continue reading

Rating Change in PA-8 Race for Congress

(Scranton, PA) – Today, John Chrin’s campaign for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district received some welcome news as Inside Elections announced a rating change in the race from Likely Democratic to Lean Democratic. Continue reading

NFIB Endorses John Chrin’s Campaign for Congress

(Scranton, PA) – The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Fed PAC has announced its endorsement of John Chrin (R-Skytop) to represent Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district in the November election. Continue reading

Chrin Campaign Announces Communications and Policy Director

(Scranton, PA) – John Chrin (R-Skytop) announces the addition of Michael Stwarka to his campaign team as Communications and Policy Director. Continue reading

NRCC Announces John Chrin as one of it's Young Guns for 2018

(Scranton, PA) – Today, the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) announced John Chrin (R-Skytop) as one of its Young Guns for the 2018 election cycle. This announcement follows John’s May 15th primary win in Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District and indicates the NRCC sees John as a strong candidate to pick up the seat currently held by incumbent Matt Cartwright.  Continue reading

John Chrin Wins Republican Primary for 8th District

SCRANTON, Pa. -- John Chrin declared victory Tuesday in a tight race for the Republican nomination for the U.S. House in Pennsylvania's newly drawn 8th District. The Republican candidate received an enthusiastic welcome from supporters at the Hilton in downtown Scranton. Continue reading

John Chrin for Congress releases 2nd TV Ad in Series

The Chrin campaign released their second TV ad in the series, "Strong Families". Continue reading