Kevin Haggerty

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Kevin Haggerty
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 112th district
Assumed office
January 6, 2017
Preceded byFrank Farina
Succeeded byKyle Mullins (elect)
In office
January 2, 2013 – December 1, 2014
Preceded byKen Smith
Succeeded byFrank Farina
Personal details
Born (1972-10-27) October 27, 1972 (age 46)
Dunmore, Pennsylvania
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Jennifer [1]
ChildrenKevin
ResidenceDunmore
Alma materVillanova University
Occupationlegislator
Websitepahouse.com/Haggerty

Kevin Haggerty (born October 27, 1972) was a Pennsylvania State Representative from the 112th District.[2] He defeated three term Rep. Ken Smith in the 2012 primary to secure the Democratic nomination in 2012.[3] He served on the Children & Youth, Game & Fisheries, Human Services, and Veterans Affairs Committees.

He was defeated in the 2014 Primary Election by fellow Democratic incumbent Representative Frank Farina after Farina's 115th District was folded into the 112th District. He defeated Farina in a rematch in the 2016 election.

Rep. Kevin Haggerty cited his status as a veteran during his election process. His official records available through a FOIA request were made available online by veteran watchdog groups like thisainthell.us [4] Rep. Haggerty was declared a deserter according to his records and discharged early from his military obligations as a private. According to his official records he only served on active duty for approximately 9 months and spent much of that time as a deserter. Recently he has been accused of hitting his wife Jennifer. Jennifer took a PFA out against him but she ended up dropping the charges. Haggerty did not seek reelection in 2018 and was succeeded by Kyle Mullins, former legislative director for State Senator John Blake.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Pennsylvania House of Representatives". Retrieved 6 January 2013.
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  3. ^ Falchek, David (April 25, 2012). "Haggerty grabs nomination in 112th, ousting incumbent Smith". The Times-Tribune. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
  4. ^ Lilyea, Jonn (May 20, 2017). "Kevin Haggerty, the AWOL Marine politician update". thisainthell.us. Retrieved 20 May 2017.