And we’re back with Broad + Liberty’s Candidate Spotlight Series! Each week, we reach out to candidates all across the Commonwealth up for election to public office — an equal number of Democrats and Republicans; incumbents and challengers. We ask one question per week about public policy pressing to you. Those who choose to respond will have their answers shared on our website every Wednesday through Sunday. (Please see a special statement on unresponsive candidates here.)

Earlier this week, Pennsylvania’s nominees for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, U.S. Congress and General Assembly discussed the future of women’s sports in our state. Today, our nominees for U.S. Senate weigh in.

If you are a candidate for public office in Pennsylvania and would like to participate, please reach out to

This week’s question: The International Swimming Federation (FINA) recently voted to enact a new policy that will restrict most transgender athletes from competing in elite women’s aquatics competitions. Do you think that decision is a model for other women’s sports in Pennsylvania?

Mehmet Oz (R)

Biological men should not play women’s sports.

John Fetterman (D)

The Fetterman campaign chose not to respond.

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