|Pennsylvania State House District 180|
|2001 - Present|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||13|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
Cruz served as Assistant Secretary for the Philadelphia City Committee Democratic Party and as Committeeman-at-Large/Delegate at the Democratic National Committee. He has served as Ward Leader for the City of Philadelphia's 7th Ward since 1996.
Cruz received his diploma from North East Catholic High School. His professional experience includes working as a Union Organizer and as an aide for Philadelphia City Councilman Rick Mariano.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Cruz served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Gaming Oversight|
|• Human Services, Democratic Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Cruz served on these committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Aging & Older Adult Services|
|• Children & Youth|
|• Game & Fisheries|
|• Tourism & Recreational Development|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Cruz served on these committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Consumer Affairs|
|• Liquor Control|
|• Tourism & Recreational Development|
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 Angel Cruz will face Quetcy Lozada in the Democratic primary.
Cruz ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 180. Cruz defeated Jonathan Ramos and Anthony Johnson in the Democratic primary on April 24 and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012. 
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Angel Cruz Incumbent||100%||16,913|
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Angel Cruz Incumbent||54.4%||2,283|
Cruz ran for re-election in 2010. He defeated Jonathan Ramos in the May 18 Democratic primary and faced no opposition in the November 2 general election.
|Pennsylvania State House, District 180|
|Angel Cruz (D)||7,308||100.0%|
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 53|
|Angel Cruz (D)||17,222||98.1%|
|Erik Sanchez (L)||329||1.9%|
Comprehensive donor information for Angel Cruz is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Angel Cruz raised a total of $451,136 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.
|Angel Cruz's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180||$81,385|
|2010||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180||$45,824|
|2008||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180||$108,705|
|2006||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180||$65,380|
|2004||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180||$77,371|
|2002||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180||$41,790|
|2000||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180||$30,681|
|Grand Total Raised||$451,136|
2012Angel Cruz won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Angel Cruz raised a total of $81,385.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Angel Cruz's campaign in 2012|
|Electrical Workers Local 98||$25,000|
|Painters & Allied Trades District Council 21||$2,500|
|Cruz, Luis & Karen||$2,500|
|Public Education Excellence||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$81,385|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Cruz received $45,824 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Angel Cruz's campaign in 2010|
|Electrical Workers Local 98||$5,000|
|Democratic Campaign Cmte Of Philadelphia||$4,600|
|Total Raised in 2010||$45,824|
Cruz has a wife, Maria.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Angel + Cruz + Pennsylvania + House"
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- Profile from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000
- 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
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "Official 2008 General Election Results," accessed April 15, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Cruz, Angel" Accessed September 19, 2013
- Follow the Money - 2010 donations
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