John Bear

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John Bear
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Pennsylvania State House District 97
Retired
In office
2007 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sTemple University
Master'sUniversity of Pennsylvania
CandidateVerification
John Bear is a former Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 97 from 2007 to 2013.

Bear earned his B.A. in Political Science from Temple University. He went on to receive his MGA in Governmental Administration from the University of Pennsylvania. He then attended Fund for American Studies at Georgetown University.

Bear works as a Management Consultant for BearingPoint, and also served as a Councilman for the Lititz Borough.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bear ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 97. Bear ran unopposed in the primary on April 24, 2012, and is running unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012. [1][2]

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bear won re-election to the 97th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition and defeated Democrat F. Patrick O'Keeffe in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Pennsylvania State House, District 97
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png John Bear (R) 17,993 72.2%
F. Patrick O'Keeffe (D) 6,919 27.8%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Bear won re-election to the 97th District seat of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 26,548 votes running unopposed.[4]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 97
Candidates Votes Percent
John C. Bear (R) Green check mark transparent.png 26,548 100.0%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Bear received $54,030 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Bear's campaign in 2010
Cmte To Elect Bear$11,383
Pennsylvania Associated Builders & Contractors$10,000
Pennsylvania Leadership Fund$2,103
Lancaster County Association Of Realators$1,500
Comcast$1,500
Total Raised in 2010 $54,030

Personal

Bear and his wife, Bobbie, have one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Pennsylvania House Of Representatives District 97
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Steven Mentzer (R)