Pennsylvania State Senator Vincent Hughes
7th Senatorial District of Pennsylvania
Sen. Hughes has served as a member of the Pennsylvania Senate for more than 20 years representing Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties. He was elected to represent the 7th Senatorial District in 1994, previously serving as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1987 to 1994. His colleagues first elected him to be the Democratic Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee in 2010. Senator Hughes also serves on the Finance, Intergovernmental Operations and Rules & Executive Nominations committees.