Harry Readshaw, III

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Harry Readshaw, III
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Pennsylvania State House District 36
Incumbent
In office
1995 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 19
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$84,012/year
Per diem$157/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolCarrick High School, 1959
OtherPittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps
Years of service1965 to 1971
Personal
ProfessionFuneral Director
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Harry Readshaw, III (b. August 17, 1941) is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 36. He was first elected to the chamber in 1994.

Readshaw has served as a member of the Carrick Community Council.

Biography

Readshaw attended Duquesne University in 1959 and graduated from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 1961. His professional experience includes working as a funeral director since 1970. Readshaw served in the United States Marine Corps and reserves from 1965 to 1971.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Committees
Professional Licensure, Democratic Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Pennsylvania House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. Incumbent Harry Readshaw, III defeated incumbent Erin Molchany in the Democratic primary. Readshaw is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Readshaw ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 36. Readshaw ran unchallenged in the April 24 primary and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012. [4][5]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 37, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHarry Readshaw, III Incumbent 100% 21,798
Total Votes 21,798

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Readshaw won re-election to District 36 in 2010. He had no primary opposition and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[6]

Pennsylvania State House, District 36
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Harry Readshaw, III (D) 14,115 100.0%

2008

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Readshaw won re-election to District 36 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 23,951 votes while running unopposed.[7]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 36
Candidates Votes Percent
Harry Readshaw (D) Green check mark transparent.png 23,951 100.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Harry Readshaw is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Harry Readshaw raised a total of $393,294 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.[8]

Harry Readshaw's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 36 Won $2,750
2010 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 36 Won $19,426
2008 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 36 Won $89,790
2006 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 36 Won $46,972
2004 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 36 Won $106,017
2002 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 36 Won $51,604
2000 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 36 Won $38,940
1998 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 36 Won $37,795
Grand Total Raised $393,294

2012

Harry Readshaw won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Harry Readshaw raised a total of $2,750.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Harry Readshaw, III's campaign in 2012
Abbott Laboratories$1,000
Campolongo, James D$1,000
Ppl Corp$750
Total Raised in 2012$2,750
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Harry Readshaw won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Harry Readshaw raised a total of $19,426.

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Readshaw's endorsements include the following:[9][10]

  • NRA
  • FOP 1
  • Allegheny County Democratic Committee

Personal

Readshaw and his wife, Carol, have three children.[1]

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Pennsylvania House Of Representatives District 36
1995–present
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