State Representative Emily Kinkead

State Representative Emily Kinkead

Pennsylvania House, District 20, PA

Emily serves as State Representative for Pennsylvania’s 20th Legislative district, which includes parts of Pittsburgh and Ross Township, as well as the boroughs of Avalon, Bellevue, and West View. She was first elected in 2020 and currently serves on the House Appropriations, Agriculture, Human Services, and Judiciary Committees.

Before entering law school, Emily worked at a variety of organizations in Washington, DC, working on policy related to disability rights, good government reform, and medical research investment through the National Institutes of Health. Emily graduated from Pitt Law in 2016 and served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Judge Michael Wojcik of the Commonwealth Court before entering private practice. She graduated from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in 2009 with Bachelor's degrees in Biology and Political Science and minors in Chemistry and Gender & Women's Studies.