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Madeleine Dean

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Madeleine Dean
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Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 153
Incumbent
In office
2012-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sLa Salle University
J.D.Widener University School of Law
Personal
ProfessionProfessor
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Madeleine Dean is a Democratic member of the of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 153. She was first elected to the chamber after she won a special election on April 24, 2012, replacing Josh Shapiro (D), who resigned in December 2011 after being elected Montgomery County Commissioner in November 2011.[1][2]

Biography

Dean earned her B.A. from La Salle University in 1981 and her J.D. from Widener University School of Law in 1984. Her professional experience includes working as a Professor.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Ethics
Finance, Democratic Vice Chair
Human Services
Judiciary

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 Madeleine Dean is unopposed in the Democratic primary.[3]

2012

Special election

See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

Dean defeated Nicholas Mattiacci (R) in the special election on April 24, 2012, garnering 56% of the vote. Party ward leaders nominated candidates for the election.[4][5]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 153, Special Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMadeleine Dean 56.5% 5,206
     Republican Nicholas Mattiacci 43.5% 4,009
Total Votes 9,215

General election

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Dean ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 153. Dean ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on April 24 and defeated Nicholas Mattiacci (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[6]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 153, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMadeleine Dean Incumbent 64.2% 20,934
     Republican Nicholas Mattiacci 34.8% 11,369
     Libertarian Kenneth Krawchuk 1% 320
Total Votes 32,623

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Madeleine Dean is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Madeleine Dean raised a total of $219,617 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[7]

Madeleine Dean's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 153 Won $219,617
Grand Total Raised $219,617

2012

Madeleine Dean won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Madeleine Dean raised a total of $219,617.

Issues

Education

For fiscal year 2013, Pennsylvania spent more than $10 billion on education, including $5.5 billion for school districts’ costs across 500 school districts. Philadelphia in particular spent $983 million for fiscal year 2013. Several lawmakers, including Dean, stressed the importance of the issue for 2014. “We know that the number one issue with voters is education and how we fund our public schools,” Dean said. “How we educate our kids tells us how our economy will be.”[8]

Personal

Dean is married to Patrick J. Cunnane.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Josh Shapiro (D)
Pennsylvania House Of Representatives District 153
2012–present
Succeeded by
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