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Kimberly Yeager-Rose

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Kimberly Yeager-Rose
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Former candidate for
Pennsylvania State Senate, District 6
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
Kimberly Yeager-Rose was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 6 of the Pennsylvania State Senate.
This candidate ran in a "race to watch" in one of the 20 chambers identified by Ballotpedia as a battleground chamber.

The Pennsylvania Senate had a difference in partisan balance between Democrats and Republican of four seats, which amounts to 16 percent of the seats up for election in 2014. In 2012, when the 25 odd-numbered districts were up for election, a total of three districts were competitive, with a margin of victory of 5 percent or less.


Campaign themes


Yeager-Rose's campaign website highlighted the following issues:[1]


  • Excerpt: "A product of public education, Dr. Kim Rose strongly believes public education is the heart and soul of Pennsylvania. It’s the last thing we need to be cutting in Harrisburg. Our state’s future depends on ensuring that our sons and daughters receive a great public education. If elected to the State Senate, Dr. Rose will go to Harrisburg and make sure that our public schools are properly and fully funded."


  • Excerpt: "Dr. Kim Rose dedicated to achieving equality for all Pennsylvanians. She believes strongly that no one should be discriminated against for who they are or who they love and is dedicated to protecting all citizens of Pennsylvania. Specifically, Dr. Rose plans on fighting for income equality for women and non-discrimination protections for the LGBT community."

Jobs and the Economy

  • Excerpt: "Dr. Rose is concerned about jobs and Pennsylvania’s economy. As a small business owner, she understand the importance of smart and efficient economic decisions and leadership. But under Governor Corbett and Tommy Tomlinson, Pennsylvania went from 8th in the country in job creation to 48th. We need leaders in Harrisburg who are fighting for smart economic policies that are moving Pennsylvania forward, not back."

Women's Healthcare

  • Excerpt: "Dr. Kim Rose has two granddaughters and can't wait to see them grow up in Pennsylvania. But Governor Corbett and Tommy Tomlinson have attacked women's health care and rights in Harrisburg. Dr. Rose is committed to fighting for her granddaughters and the women of Bucks County and ensuring they have the right to make their own decisions about their own bodies. She is also committed to ensuring we live in a state that pays equal wages for equal work."



See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Pennsylvania State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in that election was March 11, 2014. Incumbent Robert Tomlinson was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Kimberly Yeager-Rose was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Tomlinson defeated Yeager-Rose in the general election.[2][3][4]

The Pennsylvania State Senate is a battleground chamber that Ballotpedia has identified as having the opportunity to switch partisan control in 2014. The Pennsylvania Senate has a difference in partisan balance between Democrats and Republican of four seats, which amounts to 16 percent of the seats up for election in 2014. District 6 in the Senate has been identified by Ballotpedia and the Philadelphia City Paper as a battleground district that could determine control of the Pennsylvania State Senate. In District 6, Incumbent Robert Tomlinson (R) faced off against Kimberly Yeager-Rose (D) in the general election. Redrawn in 2010, District 6 now favors a generic Democrat by 4 points.[5]

Pennsylvania State Senate, District 6 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Tomlinson Incumbent 61.8% 45,361
     Democratic Kimberly Yeager-Rose 38.2% 27,997
Total Votes 73,358

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