Chris Ross

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Chris Ross
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Pennsylvania State House District 158
Incumbent
In office
1997 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 17
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Associate'sHarvard College, 1974
Personal
Birthday11/03/1951
Place of birthBryn Mawr, PA
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Chris Ross (b. November 3, 1951) is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 158. He was first elected to the chamber in 1996.

Ross served as a Campaign Worker for United States Senator John Heinz in 1976. He then served as a Campaign Worker for Pennsylvania Governor Dick Thornburgh in 1978. From 1988 to 1995, he was Chair of the London Grove Township Board of Supervisors. He then served as Republican Committeeman for London Grove South from 1990 to 1996.

Ross is not running for re-election to the House in 2014.[1]

Biography

Ross earned his AB from Harvard College in 1974. His professional experience includes working for Toyota America Incorporated from 1974 to 1975, for National Crucible Company from 1975 to 1979, as Vice President of Rox Industries Incorporated from 1979 to 1988 and as President of Rox Industries Incorporated from 1988 to 1996 as well.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ross served on the following committees:

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce, Chair
Environmental Resources & Energy
Urban Affairs
Local Government Commission

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ross served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ross served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ross ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 158. Ross ran unopposed in the Republican primary on April 24 and defeated Susan Rzucidlo (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 158, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Ross Incumbent 58.4% 19,736
     Democratic Susan Rzucidlo 41.6% 14,037
Total Votes 33,773

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ross won re-election to District 158 in 2010. He had no primary opposition and defeated Democrat Susan Rzucidlo in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Pennsylvania State House, District 158
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Chris Ross (R) 15,497 63.8%
Susan Rzucidlo (D) 8,778 36.2%

2008

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Ross won election to District 158 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 18,014 votes, defeating Republican Guy Ciarrochi (17,344).[5]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 158
Candidates Votes Percent


Chris Ross (D) Green check mark transparent.png 18,014 51.0%
Guy Ciarrocchi (R) 17,344 49.1%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Chris Ross is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Chris Ross raised a total of $482,929 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[6]

Chris Ross's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 158 Won $68,557
2010 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 158 Won $65,023
2008 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 158 Won $24,475
2006 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 158 Won $53,123
2004 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 158 Won $85,540
2002 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 158 Won $105,975
2000 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 158 Won $49,471
1998 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 158 Won $30,765
Grand Total Raised $482,929

2012

Chris Ross won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Chris Ross raised a total of $68,557.

2010

In 2010, Ross received $65,023 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]


Personal

Ross and his wife, Cecilia, have two children.

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