Michael J. Stack III
|33rd Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania|
Assumed office |
January 20, 2015
|Preceded by||Jim Cawley|
|Member of the Pennsylvania Senate|
from the 5th district
January 2, 2001 – January 20, 2015
|Preceded by||Frank Salvatore|
|Succeeded by||John Sabatina, Jr.|
June 5, 1963|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
La Salle University (BA)|
Villanova University (JD)
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||2008–present|
|Unit||Judge Advocate General's Corps|
Michael Joseph 'Mike' Stack III (born June 5, 1963) is an American politician who is the 33rd and current Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania. A Democrat, he was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, representing the 5th District, from 2001 to 2015.
He was the Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania in the 2014 election, running alongside Democratic gubernatorial nominee Tom Wolf. The Wolf/Stack ticket defeated the Republican Tom Corbett/Jim Cawley ticket in the 2014 gubernatorial election. Stack took the oath of office January 20, 2015.
His grandfather, the first Michael J. Stack, was a United States Congressman from 1935 to 1939. In 2002, Senator Stack was named to the PoliticsPA list of Best Dressed Legislators. He is a graduate of La Salle University in Philadelphia.
|Pennsylvania State Senate 5th District Election, 2000|
|Democratic||Michael Stack, III||46,980||52.55|
|Pennsylvania State Senate 5th District Election, 2004|
|Democratic||Michael Stack, III (inc.)||66,844||65.74|
|Pennsylvania State Senate 5th District Election, 2008|
|Democratic||Michael Stack, III (inc.)||71,141||71.97|
|Pennsylvania State Senate 5th District Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Michael Stack, III (inc.)||65,587||71.65|
|Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor Democratic Primary Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Michael Stack, III||351,627||46.79|
|Democratic||Mark Smith, Jr.||109,519||14.57|
- "Training Ground" (PDF). The Philadelphia Lawyer. Summer 2008.
- Foster, Brittany (20 May 2014). "Lt. Gov.: Stack Wins Big". PoliticsPA. Retrieved 21 May 2014.
- Lavender, Paige (4 November 2014). "Pennsylvania Governor Election Results: Tom Wolf Defeats Incumbent Tom Corbett". Huffington Post. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
- "NBC News Projects: PA's Corbett Ousted by Democrat Tom Wolf". NBC News. 4 November 2014. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
- Committee of Seventy (2009-12-21). "2009 Citizen's Guide" (PDF). 2009 Citizen's Guide. The Committee of Seventy, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Retrieved 2009-12-21.
- "Sy Snyder's Best Dressed Legislators". PoliticsPA. The Publius Group. 2002. Archived from the original on 2002-08-03.
- Stack for PA - official website
- Project Vote Smart - Senator Michael J. 'Mike' Stack III (PA) profile
- Follow the Money - Mike Stack
|Party political offices|
|Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania
|Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania