Jose Miranda (politician)

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Jose P. Miranda
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 197th district
In office
Preceded byGary Williams
Succeeded byLeslie Acosta
Personal details
Born (1985-10-30) October 30, 1985 (age 34)
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materWest Chester University

Jose "J.P." Miranda (born October 30, 1985) is an American politician. He served as a Democratic party member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, from 2013 to 2014.[1] Miranda previously worked on the staffs of Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke and state Senator Shirley Kitchen.[2]

He was elected to one term in 2012. In January 2014, Miranda and his sister were charged for maintaining a “ghost employee” on his payroll. He was subsequently defeated by Leslie Acosta in the primary election in 2014. In January 2015, Miranda pled guilty to false swearing and ethics violations.[3]


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  2. ^ Miller, Larry (29 March 2012). "Neighborhood guy runs for community". The Philadelphia Tribune. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  3. ^ "Former state Rep. J.P. Miranda pleads guilty". Philadelphia Inquirer. 2015-01-20.

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