PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh’s City Controller Michael Lamb launched his campaign for Pennsylvania Auditor General on Saturday.
The current Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is prohibited from running for a third term.READ MORE: Carnegie Mellon University's Biorobotics Lab Creates Robot That Can Swim
Lamb launched his campaign pledging transparency and accountability.READ MORE: Police Looking For 2 Suspects Accused Of Stealing More Than $1,300 Worth Of Merchandise From Indiana Co. Walmart
“This office is really the public’s first line of defense against corruption,” Lamb said. “I’ve been fighting fraud and waste in government for a long time and that’s why I’m running.”MORE NEWS: 2 W. Va. Child Services Workers Charged With Misdemeanors Involving Abuse Of 4-Year-Old Boy Who Later Died
Several other Democrats are also running, including Christina Hartman of Lancaster County and Nina Ahmad of Philadelphia County.