Madeleine Dean is an American politician and the U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania’s 4th congressional district. The district includes almost all of Montgomery County, an affluent suburban county north of Philadelphia.
Prior to being elected to Congress, Dean was a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, representing the 153rd district in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
A Pennsylvania native, Dean was first elected to serve in the General Assembly in 2012 in a special election. Dean served on several committees, including Appropriations, Judiciary, Policy, Urban Affairs, State Government, and Finance, of which she was vice-chair.