Teresa Schooley

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Teresa Schooley
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Delaware House of Representatives District 23
Former officeholder
In office
2005 - January 8, 2013
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$42,750 per year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2004
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sGettysburg College
Personal
Birthday06/02/1947
Place of birthTelford, PA
ProfessionDirector, KIDS COUNT
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Teresa Schooley was a Democratic member of the Delaware House of Representatives, representing the 23rd District from 2004 to 2013. She previously served on the Christina Board of Education from 1994-2003.

Schooley is the Director of KIDS COUNT at the University of Delaware. She has previously served as Director of Development of Planned Parenthood of Delaware, Director of the ERA Countdown Campaign, and a teacher in the Jefferson County School District.

She is a member of African-American Involvement in the Vietnam War, President of the Delaware School Boards Association of the Governors Infant Mortality Task Force, and the Task Force on Full Day Kindergarten.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Schooley served on these committees:

Schooley's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 22 - "extends Delaware’s Childrens’ Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to include reduced-cost health insurance coverage for children of families with personal incomes up to 300% of the Federal Poverty Level"
  • HB 119 - "This Bill takes several steps targeted at allowing local schools and districts to make better decisions at the local level to educate students."
  • HB 139 - "This Bill extends Delaware’s Childrens’ Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to include reduced-cost health insurance coverage for children of families with personal incomes above 200% of the Federal Poverty Level."

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Elections

2012

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2012

Schooley did not seek re-election in 2012.[2]

2010

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2010

Schooley won re-election to the 23rd District seat in 2010. She had no opposition in the September 14 primary. Schooley defeated Bill Stritzinger (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 23
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Teresa Schooley (D) 4,649 68.4%
Bill Stritzinger (R) 2,150 31.6%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Schooley won re-election to the Delaware House of Representatives from Delaware's 23rd District, defeating Jesse Priester (R and L). Schooley received 6,098 votes in the election while Priester received 2,038 votes.[4] Schooley raised $24,233 for her campaign; Priester raised $4,109.[5]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 23
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Teresa Schooley (D) 6,098 75.0%
Jesse Priester (R and L) 2,038 25.0%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Schooley raised $39,825 in contributions.[6]

Her largest contributor was the 23rd Representative District Democratic Committee, which donated $3,000 to her campaign.

2008

Below are Schooley's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[7]

Contributor 2008 total
Electrical Workers Local 313 $600
DE State AFL-CIO $600
23rd Representative District Democratic Cmte $600
DE State Dental Society $600
DE Racing Association $600

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Delaware House District 23
2004–2013
Succeeded by
Paul S. Baumbach (D)