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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1987 131 Democrat
1988 131 Democrat
1989 131 Democrat
1990 131 Democrat
1991 131 Democrat
1992 131 Democrat
1993 131 Democrat
1994 131 Democrat
 Counties   Lehigh


02/28/1953 -

RITTER, Karen A., a Representative from Lehigh County; born in Shirley, Middlesex County, Ma., February 28, 1953; graduated, L. E. Dieruff High School, 1971; paralegal certificate, Northampton County Area Community College, 1978; manager, title insurance agency; elected, council, Allentown (1982-1986); member, Pennsylvania Federation of Democratic Women; member, Lehigh Valley Democratic Association; member, Lehigh Valley Young Democrats; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1987 term and reelected to serve 3 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1995 term; appointed, Deputy Whip; appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1989-1994); unsuccessful campaign. Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor (1994); president, Strategic Communications Consultants (1994-present); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1997).