Lou Barletta

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Lou Barletta
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 11th district
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2019
Preceded byPaul Kanjorski
Succeeded byLloyd Smucker
Mayor of Hazleton
In office
January 3, 1999 – December 14, 2010
Preceded byMike Marsicano
Succeeded byJoseph Yannuzzi
Personal details
Born
Louis James Barletta

(1956-01-28) January 28, 1956 (age 65)
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Mary Malloy
Children4
Alma materLuzerne County Community College
Bloomsburg University

Louis James Barletta (born January 28, 1956) is an American politician. In 2011, he became the U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district. He left the office on January 3, 2019. He is a member of the Republican Party. He served as Mayor of Hazleton, Pennsylvania, from 1999 to 2010.

In August 2017, Barletta announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate.[1] He lost the general election to incumbent Bob Casey, Jr..

In May 2021, he announced his candidacy for Governor of Pennsylvania in the upcoming 2022 election.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Diaz, Daniella (2017-08-30). "Pennsylvania GOP Rep. Barletta announces Senate campaign". edition.cnn.com.
  2. Levy, Marc (2021-05-17). "Barletta to enter Pennsylvania's GOP stakes for governor". Associated Press. Retrieved 2021-05-17.

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