Rosemary Brown

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Rosemary Brown
Pennsylvania State House District 189
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 3
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Scranton, 1992
ProfessionPharmaceutical Sales Manager
Office website
Rosemary M. Brown is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 189. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


Brown earned her B.A. in Communications from the University of Scranton in 1992. Her professional experience includes working in executive sales management with Macey's, where she continued to work before taking executive sales positions with Saks Fifth Avenue and Bon-Ton. She later entered the field of pharmaceutical sales where she worked for Hoffman-LaRoche and Vistakon.

Committee assignments


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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Aging & Older Adult Services
Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness


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



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 Rosemary Brown is unopposed in the Republican primary, while Elizabeth Forrest is unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1]


See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Brown ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 189. Brown ran unopposed in the Republican primary on April 24 and defeated Elizabeth Forrest (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 189, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRosemary Brown Incumbent 55.6% 14,996
     Democratic Elizabeth Forrest 44.4% 11,962
Total Votes 26,958


See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Brown was unopposed in the May 18 Republican primary and defeated incumbent Democrat John Siptroth in the November 2 general election.[4]

Pennsylvania State House, District 189
Candidates Votes Percent

Green check mark transparent.png Rosemary Brown (R) 9,912 54.9%
John Siptroth (D) 8,157 45.1%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Brown is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Brown raised a total of $227,945 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[5]

Rosemary Brown's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 189 Won $85,333
2010 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 189 Won $142,612
Grand Total Raised $227,945


Brown won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Brown raised a total of $85,333.


In 2010, Brown received $142,612 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]


Brown and her husband Joe have three children, Kennedy, Carter, and Reagan.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Siptroth (D)
Pennsylvania House of Representatives 189
Succeeded by