|Pennsylvania State House District 20|
|2010 - Present|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||May 18, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Robert Morris University, 2007|
Ravenstahl earned his B.A. in Business Management from Robert Morris University in 2007.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ravenstahl served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Aging & Older Adult Services|
|• Liquor Control|
|• Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ravenstahl served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Tourism & Recreational Development|
|• Urban Affairs|
Ravenstahl's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- "Co-sponsor of legislation that will reduce the size of the legislature."
- "Co-sponsor of legislation that will reform campaign finance laws."
PROPERTY TAX REFORM
- "Co-sponsored and voted in favor of legislation that would have prevented the property tax assessment mess this year."
- "Voted against 2011-2012 state budget that made drastic cuts to education funding and further burdened homeowners in the 20th District."
- "Voted against the drilling legislation that created the lowest tax rate in the country for drillers, doesn’t provide funding for environmental impacts of drilling, and took zoning control away from our local elected officials."
- "Leading the fight for more public transportation dollars for Port Authority in hopes of restoring the proposed cuts."
- "Helped to lessen the proposed cuts by Port Authority in 2010 by working with other Allegheny County legislators to convince the Governor to provide $45 million to Port Authority."
- "Will continue to fight for the working families of the 20th District."
- "Voted against job killing measures that have been proposed by our Governor."
- "Will continue to speak out about cuts made by the Governor to our school districts’ basic education subsidy."
- "Will fight to restore cuts to higher education."
- "Introduced legislation (H.B. 1134) that would ensure that spouses of members of the Pennsylvania National Guard and other military reservists would not lose thier academic credits, scholarships and tuition if their husband or wife is called to active duty."
- "Member of the Aging & Older Adult Services Committee."
- "Will continue to support legislation that protects our greatest generation."
Elections for the office of Pennsylvania House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on May 20, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. Incumbent Adam Ravenstahl will face Thomas Michalow in the Democratic primary, while Thomas Anthony Fodi is unopposed in the Republican primary.
Ravenstahl ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 20. Ravenstahl defeated David Schuilenburg and Mark Purcell in the Democratic primary on April 24 and defeated James Barr in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 20, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Adam Ravenstahl Incumbent||81.7%||19,909|
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 20 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Robert Matzie Incumbent||56.2%||3,332|
Ravenstahl won re-election to District 20 in 2010. He defeated Mark Purcell, Dan Keller, and Tim Tuinstra in the May 18 Democratic primary and Republican Alex Dubart and independent Kenneth Vybiral in the general election on November 2, 2010.
|Pennsylvania State House, District 20|
|Adam Ravenstahl (D)||10,639||59.3%|
|Alex Dubart (R)||6,384||35.6%|
|Kenneth Vybiral (I)||929||5.2%|
Comprehensive donor information for Adam Ravenstahl is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Adam Ravenstahl raised a total of $96,334 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 11, 2013.
|Adam Ravenstahl's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 20||$10,266|
|2010||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 20||$86,068|
|Grand Total Raised||$96,334|
2012Adam Ravenstahl won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Adam Ravenstahl raised a total of $10,266.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Adam Ravenstahl's campaign in 2012|
|Electrical Workers Local 5||$1,000|
|Goodrich, William F||$700|
|Steamfitters Local 449||$500|
|Pennsylvania Association of Realtors||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$10,266|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Ravenstahl raised $86,068 during the 2010 election cycle.
His top contributors are listed below.
|Ravenstahl for Mayor||$16,000|
|Steamfitters Local 449||$10,000|
|Plumbers Local 27||$3,500|
|Scalo, James D||$2,500|
|Six others, each donating...||$2,500|
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Adam + Ravenstahl + Pennsylvania + House"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Profile from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Adam Ravenstahl on Facebook
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Pittsburgh Tribune Review, "Democrats choose Ravenstahl in 20th," May 19, 2010
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Ravenstahl
- voteadamravenstahl.com - Issues
- Pennsylvania Department of State, “2014 Unofficial Candidate Listing,” accessed March 21, 2014
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed April 15, 2014
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "2012 Primary Candidate List," April 15, 2014
- 2010 general election results from the Pennsylvania Secretary of State's office
- followthemoney.org, "Ravenstahl, Adam" Accessed September 11, 2013
- Follow the Money, 2010 campaign contributors to Adam Ravenstahl
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