|Pennsylvania State House District 200|
|2005 - Present|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||9|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||September 13, 2005|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Lincoln University, 1994|
|Place of birth||Mount Airy, PA|
Parker is an elected member of the Pennsylvania Democratic State Committee.
Parker earned her B.S. in English Education from Lincoln University in 1994. Her professional experience includes working as an aide to Philadelphia City Councilwoman Marian Tasco from 1991 to 2001 and as the Project Development Coordinator for the Ninth Council District from 2001 to 2005.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Parker served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Labor & Industry|
|• Professional Licensure|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Parker served on these committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Consumer Affairs|
|• Labor Relations|
|• Professional Licensure|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Parker served on these committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Labor Relations|
|• Liquor Control|
|• Professional Licensure, Secretary|
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 Cherelle Parker will face Bobbie Curry in the Democratic primary.
Parker ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 200. Parker ran unopposed in the primary on April 24, 2012, and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 200, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Cherelle Parker Incumbent||100%||30,035|
Parker won re-election to the 200th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.
|Pennsylvania State House, District 200|
|Cherelle Parker (D)||22,879||100.0%|
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 200|
|Cherelle L. Parker (D)||29,954||100.0%|
Comprehensive donor information for Cherelle Parker is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Cherelle Parker raised a total of $395,921 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.
|Cherelle Parker's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 200||$104,108|
|2010||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 200||$89,694|
|2008||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 200||$59,070|
|2006||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 200||$143,049|
|Grand Total Raised||$395,921|
2012Cherelle Parker won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Cherelle Parker raised a total of $104,108.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Cherelle Parker's campaign in 2012|
|Laborers District Council||$7,500|
|Pennsylvania Federation of Teachers||$3,750|
|Liberty Square Group||$3,500|
|Brown, Jeffrey N||$2,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$104,108|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Parker received $89,694 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Cherelle Parker's campaign in 2010|
|Lomax Jr, Walter P||$5,000|
|Friends of Leanna Washington||$3,500|
|Citizens to Elect Dwight Evans for State Representative||$2,500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$89,694|
Parker is married to Benjamin
On May 1, 2011, Parker was arrested and charged for a DUI in Germantown. Her trial, originally set for July 11, was re-scheduled for August 22 so that the Pennsylvania Attorney General could prosecute the case. Parker was found guilty of a DUI on January 16, 2012. She was sentenced to three days in jail, ordered to pay a $1,000 fine and a suspension in her driver's license for one year. As of February 1, 2013, the sentence has been suspended pending an appeal to the Superior Court.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Cherelle + Parker + 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
- Cherelle Parker on Facebook
- Cherelle Parker on Twitter
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006
- 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, "Parker, Cherelle" Accessed September 19, 2013
- Follow the Money - 2010 donations
- NewsWorks.org, "PA State Rep Cherelle Parker's DUI trial is rescheduled for Aug 22," July 15, 2011
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