02/11/1949 -

BORTNER, Michael E., a Representative from York County; born in the city of  York, York County, Pa., February 11, 1949; B.A., Susquehanna University, 1971; J.D., Ohio Northern University, 1976; attorney; Assistant District Attorney, York County (1978-1981); assistant public defender, York County (1981-1983); instructor, The Pennsylvania State University (1983); member, York County Democratic Party; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1985 term; reelected to serve 2 more consecutive terms; appointed, Select Committee to Investigate the Pennsylvania State Police (1986); appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1989-1990); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing (1987-1994); appointed, Select Committee on Land Use and Growth Management (1990); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1990); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1991-1994); appointed, Local Government Commission (1991-1994); appointed, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (1993-1994); elected, judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, York County (2003-2021).

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