Robert Freeman

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Robert Freeman
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Pennsylvania State House District 136
Incumbent
In office
1999 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 15
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$84,012/year
Per diem$157/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
1983-1994
Education
Bachelor'sMoravian College, 1978
Master'sLehigh University, 1984
Personal
Birthday03/09/1956
ReligionJewish
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Robert L. Freeman (b. March 9, 1956) is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 136. He was first elected to the chamber in 1998.

Freeman served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1983 to 1994.

Biography

Freeman earned his B.A. from Moravian College in 1978 and his M.A. in History from Lehigh University in 1984. His professional experience includes his work as a shop steward.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Local Government, Democratic Chair
Local Government Commission

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Pennsylvania House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. Incumbent Robert Freeman was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Freeman is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Freeman ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 136. Freeman ran unopposed in the primary on April 24, 2012, and was unchallenged in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 136, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Freeman Incumbent 100% 17,359
Total Votes 17,359

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Freeman won re-election to District 136 in 2010. He had no primary opposition and defeated Republican Ron Shegda in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Pennsylvania State House, District 136
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Freeman (D) 9,976 64.2%
Ron Shegda (R) 5,562 35.8%

2008

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Freeman won re-election to District 136 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 18,297 votes, defeating Republican Ron Shegda (6,915).[6]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 136
Candidates Votes Percent
Robert Freeman (D) Green check mark transparent.png 18,297 72.6%
Ron Shegda (R) 6,915 27.4%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Robert Freeman is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Robert Freeman raised a total of $124,722 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[7]

Robert Freeman's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 136 Won $1,114
2010 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 136 Won $20,466
2008 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 136 Won $22,728
2006 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 136 Won $11,955
2004 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 136 Won $18,025
2002 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 136 Won $4,600
2000 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 136 Won $4,825
1998 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 136 Won $41,009
Grand Total Raised $124,722

2012

Robert Freeman won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Robert Freeman raised a total of $1,114.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Robert Freeman's campaign in 2012
Jinks, Albert & Patricia$250
Pennsylvania State Education Association$250
Latzanich, Robert & Tiffany$250
Yandrisevits, Frank W$200
Sierra Club of Pennsylvania$100
Total Raised in 2012$1,114
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Freeman received $20,466 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Robert Freeman's campaign in 2010
House Democratic Campaign Cmte Of Pennsylvania$1,547
Metropolitan Regional Council Of Carpenters & Joiners$1,000
International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers$1,000
Pennsylvania Association For Justice$1,000
Pennsylvania Education Association$750
Total Raised in 2010 $20,466

Personal

Freeman has a wife, Terri, and two stepchildren.

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Pennsylvania House Of Representatives District 136
1999–present
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