Steven Mentzer

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Steven Mentzer
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Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 97
In office
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 1
Base salary$84,012/year
Per diem$157/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Steven C. Mentzer is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 97. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Aging & Older Adult Services, Secretary
Human Services
Labor & Industry
Urban Affairs



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 Steven Mentzer was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Charles Hample was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Mentzer and Hample will face off in the general election.[1][2]


See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Mentzer ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 97. Mentzer was selected to replace incumbent John Bear after he announced he would return to the private sector instead of seeking re-election. He was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 97, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteven Mentzer Incumbent 100% 25,071
Total Votes 25,071

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Steven Mentzer is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Steven Mentzer raised a total of $13,031 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 16, 2013.[4]

Steven Mentzer's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 97 Won $13,031
Grand Total Raised $13,031


Steven Mentzer won election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Steven Mentzer raised a total of $13,031.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Steven Mentzer's campaign in 2012
Pennsylvania Republican Party$5,631
Lancaster General Health Pac$500
Bear, John C$500
Smucker for Senate$500
Hartman Underhill & Brubaker Llp$500
Total Raised in 2012$13,031
Source:Follow the Money


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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.

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Mentzer is married to his wife, Sally.

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Bear (R)
Pennsylvania House Of Representatives District 97
Succeeded by