A closer took at the state representative race in the 153rd Legislative District, which encompasses most of Abington and part of Upper Dublin Township.
About Madeleine Dean:
Madeleine Dean, a Jenkintown resident, was a full-time lawyer and assistant professor of English at La Salle University until being elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives last year.
About Nick Mattiacci:
Nick was born and raised in the Rydal section of Abington, and has been practicing law in Philadelphia for five years.
Madeleine Dean on the Issues:
Dean believe the important issues in the 153rd legislative district to be education, Marcellus Shale, Voter ID and billboards in the district.
Nick Mattiacci on the Issues:
Learn about Mattiacci's issues in a number of "Letters to the Editor" he wrote to Patch.
153rd 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.