PA GOP Congratulates Senator-Elect Randy Vulakovich

HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement congratulating Senator-elect Randy Vulakovich for his victory in the Special Election held today to fill the vacant seat in the 40th State Senate District:

“I congratulate Senator-elect Randy Vulakovich for his tremendous victory tonight. As a member of the State House, Randy serves his constituents with great dedication and I know that in his new role as a State Senator, he will continue to fight hard for the best interests of the people of Allegheny and Butler counties. We look forward to supporting the efforts of the State Legislature as they continue to work with Governor Corbett to move Pennsylvania forward.”

About Randy Vulakovich

State Representative Randy Vulakovich currently serves the residents of the 30th Legislative District in the State House. A lifelong citizen of Allegheny County, Vulakovich was elected to serve in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in November 2006.

Vulakovich serves on the PA House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness, Aging and Older Adult Services, Gaming Oversight and Environmental Resources and Energy Committees for the 2011-12 Legislative Session.

Before joining the State House, Vulakovich served for 27 years as a sergeant with the Shaler Township Police Department, including six years serving as the public school instructor in the nationally recognized anti-drug and life-skills D.A.R.E. program.

Vulakovich resides in Shaler Township with his wife “Bobbie.” They have two children, Stacy and Randy Jr., and are the proud grandparents to their grandson Tyler, and are anxiously awaiting the arrival of a granddaughter in September.