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GSPIA student Lita Brillman campaigns for City Council

As a queer Jewish woman and Graduate School of Public and International Affairs student, Lita Brillman considers herself a “starfish candidate” while she runs for Pittsburgh City Council District 5.

The Pitt News

Three Dems seek nomination for District 5 City Council seat in May 17 primary

The District 5 City Council seat is up for grabs after a special election filled the seat in November.

The Homepage

Anti-discrimination is Everything to Lita Brillman, Candidate for City Council

With Pittsburgh City Councilman Bruce Kraus (District 3 – South Side) retiring at the end of the year, Pittsburgh will be losing LGBTQ representation on City Council. Lita Brillman hopes to change that.

Q Burgh

Q&A With Lita Brillman, Candidate for City Council District 5

This is the next post of our 2023 primary election season series ‘Political Q&A’ with progressive candidates throughout Pennsylvania. Candidates can be anywhere in Pennsylvania running for any level of office.

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Newly elected City Councilwoman Barb Warwick facing 2 Democratic challengers

Months after being sworn in, Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Barb Warwick, D-Greenfield, is preparing to face two Democratic challengers in the May primary as she looks to keep the seat she won in a special election in November.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Lita Brillman announces primary run for City Council, District 5

A political newcomer, Brillman enters the race for Corey O’Connor’s former seat.

Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle

Political newcomer Lita Brillman to launch primary run for Pittsburgh City Council’s District 5

Barb Warwick was sworn in a little more than a month ago, but she’s already gearing up for a re-election campaign to hold onto her City Council seat for a full four-year term. It appears she won’t be alone this primary: 27-year-old graduate student Lita Brillman plans to mount a challenge.

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