The Montgomery County Democrat will leave the Pennsylvania House of Representatives at the end of this term.
(UPDATE 12 p.m. Friday: The deadline for Democrats to file a replacement candidate is Aug. 23, according to the Pennsylvania Department of State.) State Rep. Mike Gerber (D-Montgomery), who has served since 2004, will leave his seat at the end of this term, he announced Thursday afternoon. Gerber, who represents the 148th legislative district, would have been up for re-election in November; the Democratic Party will have the opportunity to replace him on the ballot. The district comprises parts of Lower Merion, Plymouth, Upper Dublin and Whitemarsh and Whitpain townships, as well as the boroughs of Narberth and Conshohocken. His decision comes following a Wednesday agreement to join on Aug. 20 the Philadelphia-based investment firm …
Republican State House hopeful ordered to active duty; will participate in warfighter exercise for almost three weeks
Thursday, June 14, 2012
The following is a press release from the Mike Ludwig campaign, courtesy of Brittany Tressler. Mike Ludwig, candidate for State Representative in the 148th Legislative District, was ordered to active duty and is reporting to Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas, for nearly three weeks of military training. Ludwig, who enlisted in the Army National Guard in 1997 after putting himself through the Montgomery County Police Academy, served two tours for Operation Iraq Freedom and currently trains one weekend per month in Pennsylvania. He previously served as a police officer in Lebanon County, and is currently a Deputy Sheriff in Montgomery County. “I’m running for this office because I have always been committed to public service,” said Ludwig, just prior …