Stephen Barrar

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Stephen Barrar
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Pennsylvania State House District 160
Incumbent
In office
1997 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 17
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$84,012/year
Per diem$157/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1973-1975
Personal
Birthday05/25/1954
Place of birthDarby, PA
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Stephen E. Barrar (b. May 25, 1954) is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 160. He was first elected to the chamber in 1996.

Barrar served as a Republican Committeeperson from 1992 to 1994. He also served as 3rd Ward Township Commissioner from 1991 to 1996. From 1992 to 1996, he was a Commissioner on the Upper Chichester Township Board of Commissioners. He then served as President of the Upper Chichester Township Board of Commissioners from 1994 to 1996.

Biography

Barrar graduated from the United States Navy Radio and Communication School in 1973. His professional experience includes being the owner of Barrar Brothers Landscape Contractors from 1978 to 2000 and as the owner/President of Twin Oaks Garden Mart, Incorporated from 1984 to 2000. Barrar served as a Radioman in the United States Navy 1973 to 1975.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
State Government
Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness, Chair
Legislative Budget and Finance

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Barrar 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 Stephen Barrar was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Whitney Hoffman was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Barrar and Hoffman will face off in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Barrar ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 160. Barrar 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 160, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngStephen Barrar Incumbent 100% 28,201
Total Votes 28,201

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Barrar won re-election to District 160 in 2010. He was unopposed in the May 18 Republican primary and defeated Democrat Nick Digregory and Independent David Cleary in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Pennsylvania State House, District 160
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Stephen Barrar (R) 18,568 66.8%
Nick Digregory (D) 7,911 28.4%
David Cleary (I) 1,334 4.8%

2008

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Barrar won re-election to District 160 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 28,604 votes while running unopposed.[6]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 160
Candidates Votes Percent
Stephen Barrar (R) Green check mark transparent.png 28,604 100.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Stephen Barrar is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Stephen Barrar raised a total of $695,600 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[7]

Stephen Barrar's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 160 Won $125,905
2010 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 160 Won $147,053
2008 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 160 Won $97,542
2006 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 160 Won $89,910
2004 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 160 Won $83,227
2002 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 160 Won $46,089
2000 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 160 Won $46,031
1998 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 160 Won $59,843
Grand Total Raised $695,600

2012

Stephen Barrar won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Stephen Barrar raised a total of $125,905.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Stephen Barrar's campaign in 2012
Steamfitters Local 420$3,600
Mccarrin, John E$3,250
Good Jobs Pennsylvania Pac$3,000
Exelon$2,800
Schatzberg, Peter$2,725
Total Raised in 2012$125,905
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Barrar received $147,053 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Stephen Barrar's campaign in 2010
Pennsylvania Republican Party$9,560
Endo Pharmaceuticals$4,500
Mccarrin, John$4,300
Konyk, Amanda K$3,500
International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers$3,500
Total Raised in 2010 $147,053

Personal

Barrar and his wife, Elena, have two children.

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1997–present
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