Pennsylvania State House District 105
2020 Race Update: Brittney lost 48.20% to 51.80%
Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Brittney Rodas is the daughter of a Vietnam veteran and former steel worker, and she was raised by a single mother in a blue-collar working class family. Brittney worked, often two jobs, to put herself through college and graduate school and was the first college graduate of her family. She obtained a Bachelor of Science from Penn State University in Sociology with a focus in community organization and social services. In addition, she received a certificate in diversity studies. She graduated from Penn State University with a Master of Public Administration specializing in public policy and public sector human resources. After graduating college, she was a recipient of the Clem E. Gilpin Award for outstanding dedication to the social sciences and commitment to her community. Brittney is also a graduate of the Robert J. Thompson Eastern Leadership Academy hosted by the Council of State Governments at the University of Pennsylvania.
In addition to Brittney’s educational experiences, in 2019 she was appointed to the Dauphin County Democratic Committee where she works to increase voter turnout across the county. Prior to announcing her candidacy, Brittney was the South-central Region Director for the Pennsylvania Young Democrats where she dedicated her time to increasing young voter turnout and advocating for issues important to young voters as well as organizing campaigns across the state.
Brittney worked at the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a policy analyst where she was responsible for legislative drafting, analyzing policy, and serving constituents and stakeholders from across the Commonwealth. While at the Capitol, Brittney focused on a wide range of policy issues ranging from health and human services to liquor control. In her spare time, she is a tireless advocate for issues impacting her community.
Brittney resides in West Hanover Township with her husband, Bryan, and their two children Olivia and Aiden.