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Unofficial Results: Quigley v. Painter, 146th District

Incumbent Tom Quigley faced former Limerick Tax Collector Mark Painter.

Updated 12:27am:

Unofficial results show Painter eked out a win by just 200 votes. 

Earlier:

A look at the race in 146th District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, which includes Limerick Township and Royersford Borough.

About Tom Quigley:
Tom Quigley was elected to the State House in 2004, after serving as a Royersford Councilman, and then mayor of the borough.

Quigley currently sits on the House Appropriations, Education, Human Services and Liquor Control Committees, and his goals are to eliminate school property taxes, improve the business climate in Pennsylvania, protect open space and bolster the state's economy.

Learn more about Quigley here.

About Mark Painter:
Painter grew up in Stowe and graduated from Pottsgrove High School, and has raised four children in the Spring-Ford School District.

Painter has served as the Limerick Tax Collector, and is a lifetime member of the Limerick Historical Society and serves on the Board of Directors of the Royersford Free Public Library and the Royersford Community Chest.

Learn more about Painter's background here.

Tom Quigley on the Issues:
Quigley does not appear to have a website indicating what he believes to be the most important issues in the district.

You can visit his official House of Representatives website to learn more about his priorities as a legislator, click here.

Mark Painter on the Issues:
Painter believes that the most important issues in the district are local taxes, including a plan for property tax relief, education, ethics reform, and the environment.

Read more on Painter's stances on these issues here.

146th Legislative District Election History:
This election is a re-match for Quigley and Painter, who went head-to-head in 2010. Quigley won by 12 points in their last contest.

For more reading on Tom Quigley:
Quigley's Website

For More Reading on Mark Painter:
Painter's Website 
Painter on Facebook 

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