Conklin Would Serve as LG and State Rep

If the results hold, and they remain extremely close, Scott Conklin would be the Democrat nominee for Lieutenant Governor and for reelection to his PA House seat. Conklin recently promised to serve both offices if elected. While it would seem odd for Conklin to vote on legislation in the House, then cast the tie breaking vote in the senate, there is nothing unconstitutional about it.

I point this out for anyone who says, “We don’t need a state Constitutional Convention, we just need to enforce it. The Pennsylvania Constitution is perfect.” Uh…except for the huge oversight that the Lt. Gov can continue to serve as a legislator (as is currently the case with Lt. Gov & President Pro Tem of the Senate Joe Scarnati).

Note that Conklin is a proponent of a Constitutional Convention.