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Allyson Young Schwartz is a former member of the United States House of Representatives for Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district, serving from 2005-2015. She is a member of the Democratic Party. The district included parts of Montgomery County and Northeast Philadelphia. She was also National Chair for Recruitment and Candidate Services for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. In the 2014 election, Schwartz was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for Governor of Pennsylvania, but was defeated in the primary.

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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 13th district
In office
January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2015
Preceded by Joe Hoeffel
Succeeded by Brendan Boyle
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate
from the 4th district
In office
January 1, 1991 – January 4, 2005
Preceded by Joe Rocks
Succeeded by LeAnna Washington
Personal details
Born Allyson Young
(1948-10-03) October 3, 1948 (age 68)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) David Schwartz
Residence Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1990-2004)
Jenkintown, Pennsylvania (2004-present)
Alma mater Simmons College
Bryn Mawr College
Religion Judaism
Website Campaign website

Allyson Young Schwartz (born October 3, 1948) is a former member of the United States House of Representatives for Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district, serving from 2005-2015. She is a member of the Democratic Party. The district included parts of Montgomery County and Northeast Philadelphia. She was also National Chair for Recruitment and Candidate Services for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. In the 2014 election, Schwartz was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for Governor of Pennsylvania, but was defeated in the primary.

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