Ex-Rep. Melissa Hart Lone Woman Pennsylvania Gov Race

Sixteen years after she last held office, former Rep. Melissa Hart, R-Pa., signaled to Newsmax this weekend she would seek the Republican nomination for governor of Pennsylvania in 2022.

Hart’s decision brings to 14 the number of Republicans actively seeking nomination to succeed termed-out Democrat Gov. Tom Wolf.

Many pundits and political operatives in the Keystone State pointed out the former congresswoman, who served from 2000-’06 and previously spent a decade in the Pennsylvania Senate, is the lone woman in either party vying for nomination as governor.

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