Leigh Chapman Named PA Acting Secretary Of The Commonwealth

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HARRISBURG, P.A. (WENY) – Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf will have a new top election official as he enters his last year in office.

He has named Leigh Chapman to replace Veronica Degraffenreid atop the Department of State. The governor’s office said today that Chapman will take over January 8th.

Chapman previously served almost two years in the department under Wolf as a policy director.

Most recently, she has been the executive director of the Washington-based Deliver My Vote, a voting advocacy group.

After almost a year in the job, Degraffenreid will become a special adviser to Wolf.


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