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Michael Hanna, Sr.

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Michael Hanna, Sr.
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Pennsylvania State House District 76
Incumbent
In office
1991 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 23
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1990
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sLock Haven University, 1977
J.D.University of Pittsburgh Law School, 1980
Personal
Birthday08/25/1953
Place of birthLock Haven, PA
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Michael K. Hanna, Sr. (b. August 25, 1953) is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 76. He was first elected to the chamber in 1990. He currently serves as State House Minority Whip.

Biography

Hanna attended Penn State University from 1971 to 1972. He went on to receive his B.A. from Lock Haven University in 1977 and his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh Law School in 1980. His professional experience includes working as a gas station attendant for DuPree's Arco from 1969 to 1977, as an attorney for Williamson, Ceploff and Hanna from 1980 to 1994 and as an attorney for Snowiss, Steinburg, Faulkner & Hall.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Rules
Joint State Government Commission

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Transportation

In November 2013, a bill to raise gasoline taxes and registration fees for vehicles and drivers failed in the state House by a vote of 103-98. A second proposal was withdrawn after it became clear the bill would not have support to pass. The second bill, proposed by House majority leader Mike Turzai, would spend $900 for deteriorating highways, mass transit systems, and bridges. A third proposal from Hanna was not allowed a floor vote by Republican leaders. In June 2013, the state Senate passed a different transportation bill, totaling $2.5 billion, by a 45-5 margin, but the state House has not mustered enough support to bring the bill to the floor.[1]

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 Michael Hanna, Sr. is unopposed in the Democratic primary.[2]

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hanna ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 76. Hanna ran unchallenged in the April 24 primary and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 76, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Hanna, Sr. Incumbent 100% 16,843
Total Votes 16,843

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hanna won re-election to District 76 in 2010. He was unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary and faced Republican Daryl Schafer and Constitution Party candidate Scott Stout in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Pennsylvania State House, District 76
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Michael Hanna (D) 9,433 59.1%
Daryl Schafer (R) 6,128 38.4%
Scott Stout (C) 392 2.5%

2008

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Hanna won re-election to District 76 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 16,090 votes, defeating Republican Harold Yost (7,229).[6]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 76
Candidates Votes Percent


Mike Hanna (D) Green check mark transparent.png 16,090 69.0%
Harold C. Yost, Jr. (R) 7,229 31.0%

2006

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2006

On November 7th, 2006, Hanna ran unopposed and was re-elected with 13,446 votes to District 76.[7]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 76, General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Hanna, Sr. Incumbent 100% 13,446
Total Votes 13,446

2004

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2004

Hanna won re-election to District 76 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives with 9,613 votes to Republican John Krupa (4,026).[8]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 76
Candidates Votes Percent


Mike Hanna (D)Green check mark transparent.png 9,613 70.5%
John Krupa (R) 4,026 29.5%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Michael Hanna is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Michael Hanna raised a total of $721,676 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 13, 2013.[9]

Michael Hanna's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 76 Won $505,721
2010 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 76 Won $49,087
2008 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 76 Won $58,958
2006 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 76 Won $22,707
2004 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 76 Won $26,180
2002 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 76 Won $17,296
2000 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 76 Won $23,070
1998 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 76 Won $18,657
Grand Total Raised $721,676

2012

Michael Hanna won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Michael Hanna raised a total of $505,721.

2010

Michael Hanna won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Michael Hanna raised a total of $49,087.

Personal

Hanna and his wife, Susan, have two children.

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