Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1993 Representative 109 Democrat
1994 Representative 109 Democrat
1995 Representative 109 Democrat
1996 Representative 109 Democrat
1997 Representative 109 Democrat
1998 Representative 109 Democrat
1999 Representative 109 Democrat
2000 Representative 109 Democrat
2001 Representative 109 Democrat
2002 Representative 109 Democrat
2003 Representative 109 Republican
Counties Columbia

Biography

01/05/1962 -


GORDNER, John R., a Representative from Columbia County; born in Berwick, Columbia County, Pa., January 5, 1962; graduated, Berwick Area High School, 1979; B.A. Dickinson College, 1983; J.D. Dickinson School of Law (now Penn State Dickinson Law), 1987; attorney; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999 and 2001 terms; changed party affiliation to Republican, October 1, 2001; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 2003 term; appointed, board, Center for Rural Pennsylvania (1997-2002, 2005-2010; chair, 2007-2010); resigned from the House, November 24, 2003; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (November 24, 2003-December 1, 2022); elected, Majority Whip (2015-2016); appointed, Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee (2005-2008); appointed, Capitol Preservation Committee (2009-2022; chair, 2015-2022); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (2015-2022); elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (2012).
 


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