Kathleen McGinty

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Kathleen McGinty
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Former candidate for
Governor of Pennsylvania
High schoolSt. Hubert's High School
Bachelor'sSt. Joseph's University (1985)
J.D.Columbia University School of Law (1988)
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Kathleen McGinty is a former secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and a former Democratic candidate for governor in 2014.[1]


Following her graduation from law school, McGinty was a judicial clerk at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. She won the Congressional Fellowship of the American Chemical Society, leading her to work in the office of then-Senator Al Gore.

In 1993, newly elected President Bill Clinton asked her to serve as his Deputy Assistant and then as Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality. She served as an advisor to Al Gore's 2000 presidential campaign before joining Natsource, where she served as Vice President for Asset Management. She remained in this role until 2003 when named by then-Gov. Ed Rendell (D) to head the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.[2]


  • Bachelor's, St. Joseph's University, 1985
  • J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 1988



See also: State executive official elections, 2014

McGinty was a candidate for election to the office of Governor of Pennsylvania.[3]

Katie McGinty's first television commercial, called "Hard Work."


McGinty lost the primary to Tom Wolf.

Governor of Pennsylvania, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTom Wolf 57.9% 488,917
Allyson Schwartz 17.6% 149,027
Rob McCord 16.8% 142,311
Kate McGinty 7.7% 64,754
Total Votes 845,009
Election Results via Pennsylvania Department of State.


McGinty and her husband Karl have three daughters. They live in Wayne, Chester County, Pennsylvania.[2]

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