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Michael J. Stack III

Mike Stack
33rd Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania
Assumed office
January 20, 2015
Governor Tom Wolf
Preceded by Jim Cawley
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate
from the 5th district
In office
January 2, 2001 – January 20, 2015
Preceded by Frank Salvatore
Succeeded by John Sabatina, Jr.
Personal details
Born (1963-06-05) June 5, 1963
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Tonya Stack
Relations Michael J. Stack (grandfather)
Alma mater La Salle University
Villanova University (J.D.)
Religion Roman Catholicism
Military service
Service/branch  United States Army
Years of service 2008–present
Unit Judge Advocate General's Corps[1]

Michael Joseph 'Mike' Stack III (born June 5, 1963) is an American politician who is the 33rd and current Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania. A Democrat, he was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, representing the 5th District from 2001 to 2015.


  • Political career 1
  • Personal life 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Political career

He was the Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania in the 2014 election, running alongside Democratic gubernatorial nominee Tom Wolf.[2] The Wolf/Stack ticket defeated the Republican Tom Corbett/Jim Cawley ticket in the 2014 gubernatorial election. Stack took the oath of office January 20, 2015.[3][4]

Stack is Ward Leader of the 58th Ward Democratic Executive Committee.[5]

Personal life

His grandfather, the first Michael J. Stack, was a United States Congressman from 1935 to 1939. In 2002, he was named to the PoliticsPA list of Best Dressed Legislators.[6]


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External links

  • Senator Stack official Caucus website
  • Project Vote Smart - Senator Michael J. 'Mike' Stack III (PA) profile
  • Follow the Money - Mike Stack
    • 2006 2004 2002 2000 campaign contributions
Party political offices
Preceded by
Scott Conklin
Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania
Most recent
Political offices
Preceded by
Jim Cawley
Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania

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