May 01, 2023
Honorable Patty Kim

State Representative Patty Kim, a former news anchor and reporter and Harrisburg City Councilwoman, was elected to her first term in the state House of Representatives in November 2012. As a candidate who believed government should be transparent, responsive and frugal, Kim earned wide support to secure the seat serving the residents of the city of Harrisburg, Steelton, Highspire and part of Swatara Township.

Kim's priorities in the General Assembly include taking a solution-based approach to statewide issues, working in cooperation and collaboration with colleagues, and utilizing her record of service to support initiatives that stand to better the lives of the citizens she represents.

Prior to her work in the legislature, Kim was elected to Harrisburg's City Council where she served two terms. Throughout her terms she served as the chairs of Public Safety, Public Works and the Community and Economic Development Committee. Kim also was elected as council Vice President by her colleagues during her second term.

A 1995 graduate of Boston College, Kim is married to John Sider and together they have two children, Brielle and Ryan.