Joe Corrigan

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Joe Corrigan
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Candidate for
Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 167
Bachelor'sIndiana University of Pennsylvania, 1985
Date of birth01/03/1963
Place of birthNorristown, PA
Campaign website
Joe Corrigan (b. January 3, 1963) was 2012 Republican candidate for District 167 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Corrigan's professional experience includes owning a painting and renovation business. He earned his B.S. in marketing and economics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1985.


Campaign themes

Corrigan's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

State Spending

  • "I support a spending freeze for state government."
  • "Spending under Governor Rendell increased 40% in 8 years and borrowing increased 30%"
  • "As a Township Supervisor I voted against 4 out of 6 budgets because of excessive spending."

No New Taxes, Fees Or Tolls

  • "I pledge to vote against any new tax, fee or toll. The Incumbent voted for a 25% toll increase on Pa, Turnpike"
  • "I am the only candidate to sign a No New Tax Pledge, in fact I’ve signed two"

The Current Pension Crisis

  • "Guaranteed pensions only exist today for Government Employees, the private sector realized in the 1970s that defined benefit plans were unsustainable."
  • "I am the only candidate to pledge to not accept a State funded Defined Benifit Pension plan"
  • "The solution is simple, eliminate Defined Benifit Pension Plans for all new state workers and replace with Defined Contribution Plans"



See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Corrigan ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 167. Corrigan was defeated by incumbent Duane Milne in the April 24 Republican primary.[2]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 167 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDuane Milne 64.3% 3,489
Joe Corrigan 35.7% 1,940
Total Votes 5,429

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