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Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware), a former lawyer and professor, has been a member of the Pennsylvania General Assembly since winning his seat in the House of Representatives in 2002. In 2008, he was then elected Senator of the 17th District. He has served as Minority Chairman of the Judiciary Committee since taking office in the Senate. He also serves on the Appropriations, Education, Environmental Resources and Energy, Labor and Industry and State Government committees.
Daylin has quickly become known as the leading progressive voice in the Pennsylvania legislature. He has championed countless important causes including marriage equality, repealing the Voter ID law, environmental stewardship, and redistricting reform and campaign finance reform. In recent years he has been proud to receive legislative achievement awards from Environmental, Educational, and Animal Rights and Human Rights Organizations.
Locally, Daylin is on the Board of the Bryn Mawr Film Institute, serves as the Chair of the Norristown Farm Park, and is a member of the Lower Merion Conservancy and the Philadelphia World Affairs Council. He is married to Jennifer Anne Mirak, a psychologist, with whom he has two children, Brennan and Justin.Last updated: March 3, 2015 at 16:44 pm