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Michael J Stack, III



Session Position District Party
2001 5 Democrat
2002 5 Democrat
2003 5 Democrat
2004 5 Democrat
2005 5 Democrat
2006 5 Democrat
2007 5 Democrat
2008 5 Democrat
2009 5 Democrat
2010 5 Democrat
2011 5 Democrat
2012 5 Democrat
2013 5 Democrat
2014 5 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia


06/05/1963 -

Early Life

Michael Joseph Stack III (D) 5th District Philadelphia (part) County; born June 5, 1963, Washington, D.C., La Salle College High School; La Salle University, 1987; Villanova University School of Law, 1992; JAG School at the University of Virginia and entered United States Army, Judge Advocate General's Corps; captain: Pennsylvania Army National Guard, married Tonya.

Early Career:

Former executive deputy director: Pennsylvania Catastrophic Loss Fund; member: Philadelphia Board of City Trusts, Pennsylvania/Maryland Bar Associations , Chilean & American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia, Officer Daniel Boyle Division 88 of Ancient Order of Hibernians, Saint Katharine Drexel K of C, Shaare Shamayim Men’s Club, Somerton Civic Assn., Friends of Pennypack Park; fellow: Pennsylvania  Leadership Academy at the Fells Institute of Government; co-chair:  Philadelphia Veterans Advisory Commission; board of trustees: Temple University

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected to Pa. Senate 2000, serving four consecutive terms; minority chair: Banking & Insurance

Continued Government Service/National Politics:

33rd Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania from November 4, 2014 and sworn in January 20, 2015. Defeated 2018; only Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania to lose his renomination bid.

After Legislative Career:

Stack moved to California, where he currently operates as a stand-up comedian under the name "Mikey Stack". Stack's routine involves self-deprecating jokes about his nickname "Mikey", as well as jokes around his mother's cooking and Donald Trump.

Stack's grandfather, the first Michael J. Stack, was a United States Congressman, from 1935 to 1939


Phillips, S. (Ed.). (2013). The Pennsylvania manual, 121. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, p. 3-22.