Pat Vance

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Patricia H. Vance
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Member of the Pennsylvania Senate
from the 31st district
In office
January 4, 2005 – November 30, 2016
Preceded by Harold Mowery
Succeeded by Mike Regan
Constituency All of Cumberland and part of York counties
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 87th district
In office
January 1, 1991[1] – November 30, 2004[2]
Preceded by Harold Mowery
Succeeded by Glen Grell
Constituency Part of Cumberland County
Personal details
Born (1936-03-19) March 19, 1936 (age 81)
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Political party Republican
Residence Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Alma mater Harrisburg Hospital School of Nursing
Profession Nurse
Religion Presbyterian

Patricia H. Vance (born March 19, 1936) is a Republican politician. She served as a Pennsylvania State Senator from the 31st district from 2005 to 2016. Prior to that, she served as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from the 87th district from 1991 to 2004.[3]

She served as Recorder of Deeds in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania from 1978 to 1990. Prior to elective office she was a surgical pediatric nurse in the Harrisburg Hospital.

On September 24, 2014, Vance voted against Pennsylvania senate bill SB1182 which would legalize medical cannabis in Pennsylvania.[4]


  1. ^ "SESSION OF 1991 - 175TH OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY - No. 1" (PDF). Legislative Journal. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. 1991-01-01. 
  2. ^ Per Article II, Section 2 of the Pennsylvania Constitution, the legislative session ended on November 30, 2004
  3. ^ "Patricia H. Vance (Republican)". Official Pennsylvania House of Representatives Profile. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Archived from the original on 2000-06-17. 
  4. ^ Worden, Amy. "Pa. Senate approves medical marijuana bill; House less likely". Retrieved 24 September 2014.  External link in |website= (help)

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