|Pennsylvania State Senate, District 28|
|April 2, 2014-Present|
|November 31, 2018|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 6, 2018|
|High school||Dallastown Area High School|
|Place of birth||York Township, PA|
Wagner's professional experience includes owning Penn Waste, Inc. and KBS Trucking.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Wagner served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Urban Affairs & Housing, Chair|
|• Labor & Industry, Vice-Chair|
|• Intergovernmental Operations|
|• Law & Justice|
At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Wagner served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Aging & Youth, Vice-Chair|
|• Intergovernmental Operations, Chair|
|• Local Government|
|• Urban Affairs & Housing|
|• Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness|
Wagner's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Bring Fiscal Responsibility to State Government
- Excerpt: "Promote the spending of taxpayer’s dollars in a fair and reasonable manner. Enhance and increase government efficiency. Harrisburg has a spending problem, not a revenue problem."
Restore Prosperity to Pennsylvania
- Excerpt: "Spur economic growth at a greater rate than government growth. Balance private and public job growth in line with appropriate social service needs. Pennsylvania needs new private sector jobs created, not more government jobs."
Control Property Taxes
- Excerpt: "It is unfair for Pennsylvanians to spend most of their adult life paying off their mortgages only to be burdened by excessive property taxes in retirement."
Reform Harrisburg’s Political System
- Excerpt: "High salaries, lavish pensions, automatic pay raises and excessive per diems are just a few examples of why we have the most expensive legislature in the country."
Protect and Defend our Constitutional Freedoms
- Excerpt: "Preserving our constitutional freedoms, including the 2nd Amendment and protecting life, will always be one of my guiding principles."
Elections for the office of Pennsylvania State Senate 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 that election was March 11, 2014. Linda E. Small was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Scott Wagner defeated Zachary Alexander Rockford Hearn in the Republican primary. Ron Miller (R) withdrew from the race on March 26, 2014. Wagner defeated Small in the general election.
|Pennsylvania State Senate, District 28 General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Scott Wagner Incumbent||64.7%||46,247|
|Pennsylvania State Senate, District 28 Republican Primary, 2014|
|Scott Wagner Incumbent||84.9%||13,214|
|Zachary Alexander Rockford Hearn||15.1%||2,349|
The seat was vacant following Mike Waugh's (R) appointment as the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Farm Show on January 12.
|Pennsylvania State Senate, District 28, Special Election, 2014|
|Republican||Scott Wagner (Write-in)||47.7%||10,654|
|Democratic||Linda E. Small||25.7%||5,744|
Wagner's victory marked the first major victory for the Tea Party in York County. Prior to the election, Wagner said he planned on not accepting a taxpayer-funded pension or health insurance, setting a self-imposed limit of two terms, limiting contact with special interests and downsizing government. He also criticized the Pennsylvania Republican Party for "orchestrating the special election in such a way to hand the seat . . . to Miller."
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- ydr.com - "Wagner apparent winner in special state Senate election"
- yorkdispatch.com, "Scott Wagner's presumed win a historic first," March 19, 2014
- scottwagnerforsenate.com, "Scott's Story," accessed March 19, 2014
- scottwagnerforsenate.com, "The Issues," accessed March 19, 2014
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "Official primary results for May 20, 2014," accessed July 9, 2014
- Pennsylvania Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Withdrawals," accessed April 29, 2014
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "2014 Official Candidate Listing," accessed March 19, 2014
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "2014 General Election," accessed December 5, 2014
- Pennsylvania Secretary of State, "Official candidate list," accessed March 3, 2014
- ydr.com, "Wagner apparent winner in special state Senate election," March 19, 2014
- Pennsylvania Secretary of State, "Official special election results," accessed August 29, 2014
- philly.com, "Lt. Gov calls special election to fill vacant Senate seat," January 13, 2014
- pennlive.com, "Scott Wagner makes history with his win in York County Senate race," March 18, 2014
Mike Waugh (R)
|Pennsylvania State Senate District 28
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