Republican Lisa Scheller making her second bid in 7th Congressional District


Republican Lisa Scheller is making her second try at running in the 7th Congressional District.

Scheller, of Allentown, is president and CEO of Silberline Manufacturing, a global aluminum pigment company.

She is again facing incumbent Democrat Susan Wild, a lawyer from South Whitehall Township. Wild, who is seeking her third, two-year term, defeated Scheller 51.9 percent to 48.1 percent in 2020.

The 7th includes Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon counties and in Monroe County, Eldred and Polk townships and about half of Ross Township.

The district leans Republican now that Carbon County was added, and most of Monroe County was eliminated, under a newly drawn map. FiveThirtyEight, which analyzes political data, is calling the race a toss up.

Scheller has described herself as “a trailblazer in the world of business and a successful reformer in public…

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