No joke: Daylin Leach is funniest guy in Harrisburg
Who says no one in Harrisburg has a sense of humor?
Obviously they have not met our own Sen. Daylin Leach, D-17, who represents parts of Haverford and the Main Line.
Leach took top honors when it comes to the funnybone in a poll done by the Pennsylvania Legislative Services. His Republican couunterpart Rep. Jeff Pyle of Armstrong County also was honored.
Each year the legislative online research and media service firm polls the folks in Harrisburg and comes up with a list of "the best of Capitol."
Here are the winners of this year's polling, which took place over several weeks at the end of September and early October, highlighted by a day of in-person voting in the Capitol’s Main Rotunda:
Most effective legislator: Representative David Reed
Best legislator to work with (Democrat): Senator John Yudichak
Best legislator to work with (Republican): Representative Bryan Cutler
Best debater (House): Representative John Maher
Best debater (Senate): Senator Jake Corman
Best sense of humor (Republican): Representative Jeff Pyle
Best sense of humor (Democrat): Senator Daylin Leach
Best House staffer to work with (Republican): Karen Coates
Best House staffer to work with (Democrat): Miriam Fox
Best Senate staffer to work with (Republican): Joe Pittman
Best Senate staffer to work with (Democrat): Stephen DeFrank
Most effective executive branch staffer: Nate Spade
Most effective lobbying/PR firm: Greenlee Partners
Most effective private lobbyist: TIE! Andrew Ritter & Stan Rapp
Most effective association lobbyist: Gene Barr
Rising star: Noah Karn
Best dressed: Representative Jim Christiana
Best hair (Man): Representative Flo Fabrizio
Best hair (Woman): Katrina Anderson
Best session day hangout in Harrisburg: McGrath’s Irish Pub & Restaurant.