Elected to serve the 165th Legislative District in November 2016, Rep.-elect Alex Charlton (R-Delaware) was sworn into office on Jan. 3..
Alex has a strong history of working with small-and-medium-sized businesses to drive innovation and economic growth. A former president of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce, he served as a resource for entrepreneurs trying to get their business off the ground. He helped growing firms access the services and programs they needed to expand and hire.
Additionally, Alex has worked with elected officials at all levels of government to promote job creation, educate our kids to compete for jobs in a modern economy and improve the quality of life in Delaware County. When serving as chief of staff to Sen. Tom McGarrigle (R-Chester/Delaware), Alex was a chief adviser on issues like education, transportation, public safety and the Pennsylvania budget.
As a state representative, Alex’s top priorities will be tax reduction, economic development, promoting private-sector job creation, strengthening education and fighting to protect people living with disabilities and their families.
Alex lives in Springfield with his wife, Kira, and three children – Isabella, Grayson and Mila.