Jake Wheatley, Jr.
|Jake Wheatley, Jr.|
|Pennsylvania State House District 19|
|2003 - Present|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||11|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University|
|Master's||University of Pittsburgh|
|Service/branch||United States Marine Corps|
|Years of service||1989-1992|
Wheatley earned his B.A. in Political Science from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and his M.P.A. from the University of Pittsburgh. His professional experience includes working as Senior Associate of Training and Education for the Coro Center for Civic Leadership, for the Office of the County Clerk and as executive assistant of Community Relations for Pittsburgh City Council District 6. Wheatley served in the United States Marine Corps as part of Operation Desert Storm/Shield from 1989 to 1992.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Wheatley served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture & Rural Affairs|
|• Liquor Control|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Wheatley served on these committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Human Services|
|• Local Government|
|• Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Wheatley served on these committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Children & Youth|
|• Health & Human Services|
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 Jake Wheatley, Jr. will face Mark Anthony Brentley Sr. in the Democratic primary.
Wheatley ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 19. Wheatley 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 19, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Jake Wheatley, Jr. Incumbent||100%||20,942|
Wheatley won re-election to District 19 in 2010. He was opposed in the primary election, receiving 3,741 votes while his opponents Tonya Payne and Mark Brentley, Sr. received 1,643 and 797 votes respectively. Wheatley faced no opposition in the general election on November 2, 2010.
|Pennsylvania State House, District 19|
|Jake Wheatley, Jr. (D)||10,751||100.0%|
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 19|
|Jake Wheatley, Jr. (D)||22,913||100.00%|
Comprehensive donor information for Jake Wheatley is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Jake Wheatley raised a total of $427,888 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 11, 2013.
|Jake Wheatley's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 19||$23,202|
|2010||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 19||$146,662|
|2008||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 19||$105,057|
|2006||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 19||$62,798|
|2004||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 19||$50,656|
|2002||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 19||$39,513|
|Grand Total Raised||$427,888|
2012Jake Wheatley won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Jake Wheatley raised a total of $23,202.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jake Wheatley, Jr.'s campaign in 2012|
|Ravensthal for Mayor Operating Account||$3,450|
|Pennsylvania Federation of Teachers||$1,300|
|Usw 5032-20 Pac||$850|
|Total Raised in 2012||$23,202|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Wheatley raised $146,662 during the 2010 election cycle.
His top contributors are listed below.
|Citizens To Elect Dwight Evans For State Representative||$10,000|
|Sanders, Charles S||$7,000|
|Mistick, M Robert||$5,000|
|Onorato For Governer Llc||$5,000|
In early April 2010, Allegheny County police began an investigation into accusations that several signatures on nominating petitions for Wheatley were forged. The accusations came from Tonya Payne, who challenged Wheatly in the May Democratic primary. She claimed that several people whose names were on the petition told her they never signed it.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Jake + Wheatley + Pennsylvania + House"
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- Official campaign website
- Profile from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Jake Wheatley on Facebook
- 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, "Wheatley, Jake" Accessed September 11, 2013
- Follow the Money, 2010 campaign contributors to Jake Wheatley
- CBS 3, "Police Probe Petitions Of State Rep. Wheatley," April 6, 2010
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