Scott Petri

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Scott Petri
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 178th district
Assumed office
January 7, 2003[1]
Preceded by Roy Reinard
Personal details
Political party Republican
Residence New Hope, Pennsylvania
Alma mater Washington and Jefferson College, Villanova University School of Law
Occupation Attorney
Religion Presbyterian

Scott Petri is a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from the 178th Legislative District. He currently serves on the House Appropriations, Liquor Control, Local Government and Urban Affairs Committees.


Prior to being elected to the House, Petri was a practicing attorney with his own firm, he served as counsel to Upper Makefield Township and New Britain. He also served on the Upper Makefield Township planning commission and as solicitor to the township.

In 2002, Petri defeated Philadelphia sportscaster Carl Cherkin to succeed retiring Rep. Roy Reinard.[2] He has been re-elected to each succeeding session of the House.


Petri graduated from in 1985. He is a graduate of Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania and the Villanova University School of Law. He also graduated from Downingtown High School.

He resides in New Hope, Pennsylvania with his wife and son.


  1. ^ "SESSION OF 2003 - 187TH OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY - No. 1". Legislative Journal. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. 2003-01-07. 
  2. ^ "Pennsylvania General Election Results". Pennsylvania Secretary of State. 2002-11-05. Retrieved 2008-11-06. 

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