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Barry Stout

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Barry Stout
Pennsylvania State Senate District 46
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
J. Barry Stout was a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1977 to 2010. Stout also served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1970 to 1976 and served as one of Pennsylvania's electors in the 1976 electoral college.

Stout graduated from Washington and Jefferson College with a Bachelor's in Economics in 1964 and attended Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. Stout is a former Funeral Director.

On February 4, 2010 Stout said that he will not seek re-election due to a recently fractured pelvis which makes it difficult to serve. His term will expire November 30, 2010.[1]

Committee assignments

While a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, Stout served on the following committees:



See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2010

Stout did not run for re-election in District 46. Democrat Timothy J. Solobay and Republican Kris Vanderman ran for this seat in the November 2 general election.


On November 7, 2006, Stout was re-elected to Pennsylvania State Senate District 46.[3]

Stout raised $275,438 for this campaign[4]in which he ran unopposed.

Pennsylvania State Senate District 46
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png STOUT, J. BARRY (D) 61,511

Campaign donors


Stout raised $317,291 during the 2006 election cycle.

His top contributors are listed below.[5]

Donor Amount
Ray Bologna $6,750
Constructors Association of Western Pennsylvania $6,500
Transportation Construction Industries $5,500
Matthew McTish $4,250
Bill DeWeese Campaign Committee $4,000
Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association $4,000
AFSCME Council 13 $4,000
Douglas Farnham $3,500
Greater Pennsylvania Regional Council of Carpenters $3,250
Mine Workers $3,000
P.J. Dick Trumball Corp. $3,000

District 46

Stout represents Pennsylvania Senate District 46. District 46 includes Greene and Washington Counties south of the Pittsburgh Metro Area.[6].


Barry is married to Lenore Stout. They have six children and reside in Bentleyville, Pennsylvania.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Pennsylvania State Senate District 46
Succeeded by
Timothy Solobay (D)