Eric Davanzo prides himself on being a trustworthy, hard-working public servant for the residents of the 58th Legislative District. He is committed to supporting initiatives and legislation that promote family-sustaining jobs, affordable health care and quality education. Eric will steadfastly defend pro-life and pro-Second Amendment values and continue to fight the drug and opioid epidemic.

For the 2019-20 legislative session, Eric was appointed to serve on the House Aging and Older Adult Services, Game and Fisheries, Gaming Oversight, and Human Services committees.

Prior to running for office, Eric was a member of a carpenters’ union. Because of his hard work, he advanced to the position of carpenter superintendent. As a project supervisor, Eric controlled costs and made sure the job got done correctly and on time while managing budgets greater than $42 million. With that experience, he looks forward to supporting state budgets that cut wasteful spending and protect taxpayers while providing for core services and programs.

A lifelong resident of Westmoreland County, Eric came from a blue-collar family and graduated from Yough High School. He lives with his wife, Rachelle, and their two daughters in Smithton. Eric is an outdoorsman and enjoys target shooting, as well as coaching his younger daughter’s softball team.