Matt Cartwright is a Representative from Pennsylvania. Born in Erie, Pennsylvania in 1961, he earned his A.B. from Hamilton College in 1983, attended Temple University School of Law, in 1984, and earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1986. He was a private practice lawyer before serving in Congress. He was elected as a Democrat to the113th and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2013-present).