“I am running for US House of Representatives because I can relate to the fear that PA-3 residents feel if healthcare is stripped away from them and their family. As a brain cancer patient my family and I live with that fear every day,” Skibo said in a release.
At a protest this year, Skibo said he is battling an inoperable and incurable brain tumor.
Skibo is a community activist from Hermitage.
“I look forward to meeting with thousands of district residents this summer to hear their concerns but also let them know about my middle class background coming from a family of self-employed business owners which are the backbone of this economy not corporations,” Skibo said.
Kelly ran unopposed for the seat last year.
Kelly’s campaign declined to comment on this story.