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.

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Lamb launched his campaign pledging transparency and accountability.

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“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.”

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Several other Democrats are also running, including Christina Hartman of Lancaster County and Nina Ahmad of Philadelphia County.