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John C. Rafferty Jr.Senator
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Senator Rafferty has received numerous accolades from various organizations in the 44th Senatorial District including 2005 Legislator of the Year Award for economic development from the TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce in Pottstown, the 2006 Legislator of the Year Award from The Association of Retarded Citizens of Montgomery County, and the Taxpayer Hero Award from National Association of Independent Businesses. Additionally, the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians honored John as the 2005 Friend of Family Medicine award recipient.
Prior to running for the Senate, John served as an attorney in private practice, focusing on education, real estate, zoning and business and estates law. As Deputy Attorney General for the Commonwealth from 1988 to 1991, he was responsible for the Criminal Law Division and Grand Jury Investigations. John has been active in local government, serving on various boards, authorities and commissions. As a member of the Lower Providence Township Board of Supervisors, he was involved with issues relating to growth and development, environmental protection and recreation improvements. John was a member of the Montgomery County Board of Assessment Appeals from 1996 to 2002. He also gained valuable knowledge of education issues as a member of the Methacton School Board from 1980 to 1984. From 1981 to 1984, he represented Methacton in the operation of the Vo-Tech School as a member of the North Montco Vo-Tech Joint School Authority.
John earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, his master's degree from Beaver College, and his law degree from Temple University.
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