A closer took at the state representative race in the 61st Legislative District, which encompasses part of Lower Gwynedd, Montgomery, North Wales, Plymouth, Towamencin, Upper Gwynedd and Whitpain Townships.
About Incumbent Kate Harper:
Kate Harper has served the 61st district since 2000. She is a resident of Lower Gwynedd Township and she is a partner with Timoney Knox LLP in Fort Washington.
About Candidate Jo White:
A Lower Gwynedd resident, Jo White is a physician and a research consultant for pharmaceutical companies. She previously ran for state representative in 1996 and lost "by a close margin."
Kate Harper on the Issues:
Jo White on the Issues:
Read more on Harper's stances on the issues here.
61st Legislative District Election History:
Dean beat Mattiacci by 13 points in the Primary 2012 Special Election to fill Commissioner Josh Shapiro's empty legislative seat.
For more reading on Jo White