|Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 134|
|November 31, 2016|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||April 24, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Bachelor's||New York University|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Committee assignments
- 3 Issues
- 4 Elections
- 5 Campaign donors
- 6 Scorecards
- 7 Recent news
- 8 See also
- 9 External links
- 10 References
Mackenzie earned his B.S. in Finance and International Business from New York University in 2004 and his M.B.A. from Harvard University in 2010.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Mackenzie served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Gaming Oversight|
|• Labor & Industry|
|• Tourism & Recreational Development|
In the 2013-2014 legislative session, Mackenzie served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Gaming Oversight|
|• Labor & Industry, Vice Chair|
|• Tourism & Recreational Development|
Mackenzie's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "In an economic climate where Pennsylvania’s tax collections are already down, out of control government spending needs to be reduced so that lower taxes can be realized going forward."
Less Government Spending
- Excerpt: "Citizens know how to spend their money better than the government. Wasteful and excessive government spending is a reality and a critical look needs to be taken at all existing programs."
Excellent Constituent Service
- Excerpt: "Bloated, complicated government has created a maze of forms and paperwork for individuals. While working to reduce government, top-notch constituent service must be offered so that people can make government work for them. Responsiveness to constituents and accessibility are priorities that must always be carried out."
- Excerpt: "Having the right beliefs is important, but putting those beliefs into action is where the rubber meets the road. As the Director of Policy at Pennsylvania’s Department of Labor & Industry, Ryan was viewed as an effective and conservative policymaker who had the ability to persuade others with well-researched facts and figures."
Elections for the office of Pennsylvania House of Representatives 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 this election was March 11, 2014. Incumbent Ryan Mackenzie was unopposed in the Republican primary. Mackenzie was unchallenged in the general election.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 134, Special Election, 2012|
Mackenzie ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 134. Mackenzie defeated Arlene Dabrow in the Republican primary on April 24. He defeated John Reynard in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 134, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Ryan Mackenzie Incumbent||59.6%||22,360|
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 134 Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Ryan Mackenzie is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Ryan Mackenzie raised a total of $334,969 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 17, 2013.
|Ryan Mackenzie's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 134||$334,969|
|Grand Total Raised||$334,969|
2012Ryan Mackenzie won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Ryan Mackenzie raised a total of $334,969.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ryan Mackenzie's campaign in 2012|
|House Republican Campaign Cmte of Pennsylvania||$123,363|
|Pennsylvania Republican Party||$70,780|
|Pennsylvania Association of Realtors||$9,750|
|Pennsylvania Future Fund||$8,500|
|Friends of Mike Turzai||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$334,969|
|Source: Follow the Money|
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- The American Conservative Union: 2013 Legislative scorecard
- Legislators were scored on their votes on key conservative issues.
- Liberty City LGBT Democratic Club: 2014 Legislative Scorecard
- Legislators were scored on their support for legislation related to LGBT equality.
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- Profile from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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- Ryan Mackenzie on Twitter
- Ryan Mackenzie on LinkedIn
- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Philadelphia Enquirer, "Six Pennsylvania House seats to be filled in April," March 1, 2012
- ryanforpa.com "Issues," accessed May 8, 2014
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "Official primary results for May 20, 2014," accessed July 9, 2014
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "2014 Official Candidate Listing," accessed March 21, 2014
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "2014 General Election," accessed December 5, 2014
- Reading Eagle, "Democrats pick House candidate for Reichley seat," March 7, 2012
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "Special Elections," accessed April 7, 2012
- Lehigh County, 2012 Special Election General Primary, April 24, 2011
- Berks County, "134th Special Election, April 24, 2012
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "2012 Primary Candidate List In Ballot Order," March 9, 2012
- Follow the Money, "Mackenzie, Ryan," accessed September 17, 2013
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