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Karen Boback

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Karen Boback
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Pennsylvania State House District 117
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCollege Misericordia
Master'sMarywood University and College Misericordia
Ph.D.University of Pennsylvania
Personal
ProfessionAdjunct Professor, College Misericordia
Websites
Office website
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Karen Boback is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 117. She was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Boback received her Supervisory Certificate and attended School Guidance Counseling courses at the University of Scranton. She earned her B.S. in Elementary/Special Education from College Misericordia, her M.S. in Education/Certification-Technology from College Misericordia, her M.S. in Elementary School Guidance Counseling from Marywood University and her Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania.

Her professional experience includes working as a Teacher/Guidance Counselor for the Tunkhannock Area School District and as an Adjunct Professor at College Misericordia.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Gaming Oversight
Tourism & Recreational Development
Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Boback 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 Karen Boback will face Davis Haire in the Republican primary, while Laura Dickson is unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1]

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Boback ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 117. Boback ran unopposed in the primary on April 24, 2012, and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 117, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKaren Boback Incumbent 100% 24,092
Total Votes 24,092

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Boback won re-election to District 117 in 2010. She had no primary opposition and defeated Democrat Richard Shermanski in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Pennsylvania State House, District 117
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Karen Boback (R) 15,945 81.6%
Richard Shermanski (D) 3,587 18.4%

2008

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Boback won re-election to District 117 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. She received 19,115 votes, defeating Democrat Russ Bigus (7,810).[5]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 117
Candidates Votes Percent


Karen Boback (R) Green check mark transparent.png 19,115 71.0%
Russ Bigus (D) 7,810 29.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Karen Boback is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Karen Boback raised a total of $481,298 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 17, 2013.[6]

Karen Boback's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 117 Won $71,950
2010 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 117 Won $99,213
2008 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 117 Won $199,540
2006 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 117 Won $110,595
Grand Total Raised $481,298

2012

Karen Boback won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Karen Boback raised a total of $71,950.

2010

Karen Boback won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Karen Boback raised a total of $99,213.

Personal

Boback and her husband, Bernard, have two children.

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