H. Scott Conklin

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Scott Conklin
Scott Conklin.jpg
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 77th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 2, 2007
Preceded by Lynn Herman
Personal details
Born (1958-10-07) October 7, 1958 (age 55)
Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Terri
Children 1
Religion Methodism
Website Government website

Harry Scott Conklin is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 77th legislative district. He was first elected in 2006.[1]

Early life[edit]

Prior to elective office, Conklin owned a carpentry business from 1989 through 2007 and now owns Conklin's Corner Antique Mall.[2]

Commissioner and candidate[edit]

He served as commissioner for Centre County from 1999 to 2006.[3] He was the Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district in a 2001 special election, eventually losing to Bill Shuster.[4]

Candidacy for Lieutenant Governor[edit]

Conklin won the May primary election to become the Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor. He joined Allegheny County Chief Executive Dan Onorato on the Democratic ticket. Onorato and Conklin lost the November general election to the Republican ticket of State Attorney General Tom Corbett and Bucks County Commissioner Jim Cawley.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2006 General Election - Representative in the General Assembly". Commonwealth of PA - Elections Information. Pennsylvania Department of State. 2004. Retrieved 2009-01-09. 
  2. ^ "Representative H. Scott Conklin (PA)". Project Vote Smart. Project Vote Smart. 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-10. 
  3. ^ "Rep. Conklin Biography". Pennsylvania House Democratic Caucus. 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-15. 
  4. ^ "2001 Special Election for the 9th Congressional District". Commonwealth of PA - Elections Information. Pennsylvania Department of State. 2004. Retrieved 2009-01-10. 
  5. ^ [1]

External links[edit]

Media related to Scott Conklin at Wikimedia Commons

Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Preceded by
Lynn Herman
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
for the 77th district

2007–present
Incumbent
Party political offices
Preceded by
Catherine Baker Knoll
Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania
2010
Succeeded by
Michael J. Stack III