Martin Flynn

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Martin Flynn
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Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 113
In office
January 1, 2013 - Present
Term ends
November 31, 2016
Years in position 2
Base salary$84,012/year
Per diem$157/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
High schoolScranton Preparatory School
Bachelor'sMarywood University, 2000
Date of birth9/18/1975
Office website
Personal website
Martin Flynn (b. September 18, 1975) is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 113. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Flynn earned his B.S. in Legal Studies from Marywood University in 2000. His professional experience includes working as a Lackawanna County Prison inmate education/program coordinator, as a Lackawanna County prison guard and as a mixed martial arts fighter and professional boxer for 10 years.[1]

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Flynn served on the following committees:

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Aging & Older Adult Services
State Government, Democratic Secretary


Campaign themes


Flynn's personal website highlighted the following issues:[1]

  • Excerpt: "Flynn is in favor of protecting labor union rights, believes increased regulation of landlords in urban areas is needed to stop blight and supports greater efforts to fight crime. He is opposed to further state budget cuts in social services and senior citizen programs and against the privatization of the Pennsylvania Lottery and also opposes selling the state liquor store system. He does not believe state education dollars should be diverted toward school vouchers. He favors a severance tax on natural gas drillers instead of an impact fee and believes the revenue should go toward public schools."



See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Pennsylvania House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. Incumbent Martin Flynn defeated Lee Briane Morgan in the Democratic primary, while Marcel Lisi was unopposed in the Republican primary. Flynn defeated Lisi in the general election.[2][3][4]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 113 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMartin Flynn Incumbent 74.6% 11,537
     Republican Marcel Lisi 25.4% 3,932
Total Votes 15,469


See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Flynn ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 113. Flynn defeated incumbent Kevin Murphy in the April 24 Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 113, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMartin Flynn Incumbent 100% 19,384
Total Votes 19,384
Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 113 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMartin Flynn 51.5% 4,309
Kevin Murphy 48.5% 4,066
Total Votes 8,375

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Martin Flynn is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Martin Flynn raised a total of $39,120 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 17, 2013.[6]

Martin Flynn's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 113 Won $39,120
Grand Total Raised $39,120


Martin Flynn won election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Martin Flynn raised a total of $39,120.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Martin Flynn's campaign in 2012
Flynn, Marty$11,000
Cognetti Jr, Sal$3,425
Sweeney, William F$1,500
Friends of Senator John Blake$1,250
Markosek for State Legislature$1,100
Total Raised in 2012$39,120
Source:Follow the Money


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