Sessions Office Position District Party
2015 Representative 191 Democrat
2016 Representative 191 Democrat
2017 Representative 191 Democrat
2018 Representative 191 Democrat
2019 Representative Minority Caucus Chairman 191 Democrat
2020 Representative Minority Caucus Chairman 191 Democrat
2021 Representative Minority Floor Leader 191 Democrat
2022 Representative Minority Floor Leader 191 Democrat
2023 Representative Majority Floor Leader, Speaker 191 Democrat
Counties Delaware, Philadelphia


08/19/1982 -

McCLINTON, Joanna E., a Representative from Delaware and Philadelphia Counties; born, August 19, 1982 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, Grace Temple Christian Academy; B.A., magna cum laude, political science, leadership and global understanding, La Salle University, 2003; J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 2006; assistant public defender, Philadelphia (2006-2012); chief counsel, Pennsylvania State Senator Anthony Hardy Williams (2013-2014); elected, board of directors, La Salle University Alumni Association; president, La Salle University African American Alumni Association; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in a Special Election, August 11, 2015; Sworn-In, August 25, 2015 to serve the remaining 2015 term; reelected to the House for 3 more consecutive terms; appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing (2017-2020); elected, Minority Caucus Chair (2019-2020); elected, Minority Floor Leader (2021-2022); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (2021-present); appointed, board, Legislative Data Processing Center (2021-present); appointed, Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission (2021); elected, Majority Floor Leader (January 3, 2023-February 28, 2023); elected, Speaker (February 28, 2023-present).

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