Stephen Bloom, Pennsylvania

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Stephen Bloom
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Pennsylvania State House District 199
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$84,012/year
Per diem$157/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday10/10/1961
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionChristian (United Methodist)
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Stephen Bloom is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 199. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Bloom earned his B.S. in Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology from Penn State University and his J.D. from Penn State University Dickinson School of Law. His professional experience includes working for the law firm Irwin and McKnight P.C., where he specializes in business and transactional law and as an adjunct professor teaching economics and business law at Messiah College.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Children & Youth
Finance
Labor & Industry, Secretary
Joint Conservation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bloom 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 be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. Incumbent Stephen Bloom was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Jill Sunday Bartoli was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Bloom and Sunday Bartoli will face off in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bloom ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 199. Bloom ran unopposed in the primary on April 24, 2012, and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]


Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 199, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngStephen Bloom Incumbent 100% 21,567
Total Votes 21,567

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bloom defeated Denny Lebo, Jay Mowery, William Piper, Ken Sheaffer, Abe Brown and John Gatten in the May 18 Republican primary and Democrat Fred Baldwin in the November 2 general election.[5]

Pennsylvania State House, District 199
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Stephen Bloom (R) 13,450 67.7%
Fred Baldwin (D) 6,421 32.3%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Stephen Bloom is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Stephen Bloom raised a total of $96,154 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[6]

Stephen Bloom's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 199 Won $39,424
2010 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 199 Won $56,730
Grand Total Raised $96,154

2012

Stephen Bloom won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Stephen Bloom raised a total of $39,424.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Stephen Bloom, Pennsylvania's campaign in 2012
Heintzelman, Scott$5,000
Keller Law Firm$1,578
Citizens Alliance of Pennsylvania Pac$1,500
Pennsylvania Institute of Cpas$1,398
Pennag Industries Association$1,298
Total Raised in 2012$39,424
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Bloom raised a total of $56,730 in campaign funds.[7] His top contributors were:

Donor Amount
House Republican Campaign Cmte of Pennsylvania $2,827
Pennsylvania Associated Builders & Contractors $2,500
Hughes, James D $2,500
Hyndman, Vern $2,250

Scorecards

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2013-2014

In 2013, the Pennsylvania General Assembly was in session from January 2 to December 31. In 2014, the Pennsylvania General Assembly will be in session from January 7 through November 30.

  • Legislators were scored on their votes on key conservative issues.
  • Legislators were scored on their support for legislation related to LGBT equality.

2011-2012

In 2011, the Pennsylvania General Assembly was in session from January 4 through November 30. In 2012, the Pennsylvania General Assembly began its legislative session on January 3.

  • Legislators were scored on their votes on key conservative issues.
  • Legislators were scored on their votes on key small business issues.
  • Legislators were scored based on floor votes that highlighted environmental issues.

Personal

Bloom and his wife Sharon live in North Middleton Township. They have three children, Nick, Anna, and Katy.[8]

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Political offices
Preceded by
William Gabig (R)
Pennsylvania House of Representatives 199
2011–present
Succeeded by
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