Jake Wheatley, Jr.

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Jake Wheatley, Jr.
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Pennsylvania State House District 19
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNorth Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Master'sUniversity of Pittsburgh
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps
Years of service1989-1992
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jake Wheatley, Jr. is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 19. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Biography

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.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Appropriations
Education
Liquor Control
Rules

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2014

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.[1]

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[2][3]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 19, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJake Wheatley, Jr. Incumbent 100% 20,942
Total Votes 20,942

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

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.[4]

Pennsylvania State House, District 19
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Jake Wheatley, Jr. (D) 10,751 100.0%

2008

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Wheatley won re-election to District 19 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, receiving 22,913 votes while running unopposed.[5]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 19
Candidates Votes Percent


Jake Wheatley, Jr. (D) Green check mark transparent.png 22,913 100.00%

Campaign donors

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.[6]

Jake Wheatley's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 19 Won $23,202
2010 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 19 Won $146,662
2008 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 19 Won $105,057
2006 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 19 Won $62,798
2004 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 19 Won $50,656
2002 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 19 Won $39,513
Grand Total Raised $427,888

2012

Jake Wheatley won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Jake Wheatley raised a total of $23,202.

2010

Wheatley raised $146,662 during the 2010 election cycle.

His top contributors are listed below.[7]

Donor Amount
Students First $10,000
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

Controversies

2010

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.[8]

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Pennsylvania House Of Representatives District 19
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