|Pennsylvania State House District 78|
|1987 - September 6, 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Place of birth||Pittsburgh, PA|
Hess received his diploma from Saxton Liberty High School in 1958. His professional experience includes working as Chief Clerk of the Bedford County Commissioners from 1965 to 1972 and as Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts from 1971 to 1986.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hess served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Transportation, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hess served on these committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Commerce, Chair|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hess served on these committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Commerce, Chair|
Hess ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 78. Hess ran unchallenged in the April 24 primary and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 78, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Dick Hess Incumbent||100%||24,864|
Hess won re-election to District 78 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 78|
|Dick Hess (R)||18,858||100.0%|
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 78|
|Dick L. Hess (D/R)||25,511||100.0%|
In 2010, Hess received $68,923 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Dick Hess's campaign in 2010|
|Detwiler Iii, Paul I||$5,700|
|Detwiler, Donald L||$4,500|
|Pennsylvania Education Association||$4,300|
|Pennsylvania Bankers Association||$3,850|
|Lehman Jr, P Joseph||$1,900|
|Total Raised in 2010||$68,923|
Hess and his wife, Shirley L., have one child.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Dick + Hess + Pennsylvania + House"
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- Pennsylvania House of Representatives - Rep. Hess
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- Philly.com, "Dick Hess, Pa. state representative," accessed September 9, 2013
- Pennsylvania Department of State, Official Primary Results
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "2012 Primary Candidate List In Ballot Order," March 26, 2012
- 2010 general election results from the Pennsylvania Secretary of State's office
- Official 2008 state house election results from the Pennsylvania Department of State
- Follow the Money - 2010 donations
|Pennsylvania House Of Representatives District 78
1987–September 6, 2013
| Succeeded by|
Jesse Topper (R)
State of Pennsylvania
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