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Thomas J. McGarrigle

Senate District 26   Map
Republican (Term Expires: 2018) serving Chester (part) and Delaware (part) Counties.

Committees Assignments

Aging & Youth
Banking & Insurance
Community, Economic & Recreational Development
Intergovernmental Operations , Chair
Local Government , Vice Chair

Co-Sponsorship Memoranda

View my 2015-2016 session co-sponsorship memoranda

Sponsored Legislation

View my 2015-2016 session sponsored legislation


Personal History

Married Michele


Small Business Owner


Senator Tom McGarrigle was elected to represent the 26th District in November 2014. He is Vice Chairman of the Senate Local Government Committee. In addition, he serves on the following Senate committees: Aging and Youth, Banking and Insurance, Communications and Technology, and Community, Economic and Recreational Development. McGarrigle has been a resident of Delaware County for more than 30 years and is a successful small business owner and job-creator. Located in Springfield Township, Tom’s automotive business supports jobs and sponsors a range of community activities and events. He is a member of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce. Prior to running for the Senate, McGarrigle served on the Delaware County Council, where he played an integral role in projects that helped to create jobs for Delaware County residents. He also served as a Springfield Township Commissioner. Tom is a dedicated member of the Delaware County community and has donated his time to a number of community and youth organizations. He was actively involved in the Springfield Youth Club and is a member of the Springfield Lions Club and the Greater Springfield Business Association. Tom is also a founding member of the Run for Heroes, an annual 5K Run in Springfield that raises $25,000 each year for the Delaware County Hero Scholarship Fund. Those funds provide needed support and educational assistance for the children of fallen police officers, firefighters, and EMS personnel. Tom resides in Springfield Township with wife of more than 30 years, Michele. They have three sons, Thomas Jr., Patrick, and Daniel.