Anita Prizio

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Anita Prizio is a Democratic Socialists of America member.

Socialist victories


Democrat Anita Prizio, a Democratic Socialists of America member and small-business owner who ran on increased transparency, greater fracking oversight, and setting up a county jail investigative task force, narrowly beat the Republican incumbent to take a council seat in Allegheny County, north of Pittsburgh. Mik Pappas, a civil rights attorney and Democratic Socialists of America member, became an Allegheny County district judge after a campaign stressing access to affordable housing and legal services, increased scrutiny of landlord-tenant disputes, leniency toward “economic crimes like drug offenses,” and skepticism toward money bail. And Kara Gloe, Red River Valley Democratic Socialists of America organizer, comfortably won a thirteen-person field to win a seat on the Moorhead School board.[1]

DSA elected official

The Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) today (11/9/17) announced that its membership now includes 15 new elected officials. This is in addition to 20 elected already in offices around the United States. On Tuesday the DSA was represented in 25 elections across 13 different states. Four of those running have national endorsements from the DSA, and many others were supported by our local chapters.

Anita Prizio (D) County Council - District 3, Allegheny PA.[2]

DSA Elected Officials, March 2019

From a March 6, 2019 by DSA National Electoral Committee statement "DSA Elected Officials Support Teacher Power and Working People Everywhere."

Endorsing Democratic Socialists of America members included Anita Prizio, Allegheny County Councilmember, PA.

Sworn in by Pappas

Pittsburgh Democratic Socialists of America January 3 2018:


Our 2017 endorsed candidates reunited yesterday when District Justice Mik Pappas performed his first official act, swearing in Allegheny County Councilwoman Anita Prizio.


  1. [ Jacobin Yesterday Was a Good Day BRANKO MARCETIC 11.08.2017]
  2. [ DL 15 DSA Members Elected!, 2017 election Posted by Dsa 🌹 on 11.09.17 By Democratic Socialists of America]