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Pennsylvania State Senate




Session Office Position District Party
2009 17 Democrat
2010 17 Democrat
2011 17 Democrat
2012 17 Democrat
2013 17 Democrat
2014 17 Democrat
2015 17 Democrat
2016 17 Democrat
2017 17 Democrat
2018 17 Democrat
2019 17 Democrat
2020 17 Democrat
 Counties   Delaware, Montgomery


06/23/1961 -

Early Life:

Daylin Leach (D), born in 1961, in Philadelphia; Temple University (B.S.), political science; University of Houston Law Center (J.D.), 1983; married Jennifer Mirak Leach; 2 children.

Early Career:

Attorney; adjunct professor, Cedar Crest, Muhlenberg College; former member, Allentown Zoning Board; former president, Pa. Young Democrats; board member, Bryn Mawr Film Institute, Norristown Farm Park; member, Chamber of Commerce, Lower Merion Conservancy, Philadelphia World Affairs Council, Main Line Reform Temple, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.


Greater Valley Forge Transportation Legislative Leadership- 2011, Lower Merion Education Association Friend of Education- 2011, Harvard JFK School of Government Executive Training Program Scholarship, Center for Policy Alternatives Flemming Fellowship.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Pa. House of Representatives 2003-08; elected to Pa. Senate 2008; minority chair, Judiciary Committee; member, Policy, Appropriations, Environmental Resources & Energy, Education, Labor & Industry, State Government, Consumer Protections & Professional Licensure, Finance, Intergovernmental Operations, Aging & Youth, Local Government Committees; caucus member, Cannabis, Climate, Criminal Justice Reform, Film Industry, Hunger, LGBT Equality (co-chair), Pa. Public TV, Pa. Safe, Pipeline Safety; appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing (2011-2014); appointed, State Planning Board; left office November 30, 2020.

Pa. House of Representatives Biography


Cited: Pa. Manual December 2019 vol. 124 p. 3-20