|Pennsylvania State House District 20|
|2010 - Present|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Robert Morris University, 2007|
He was elected in a special election held May 18, 2010 to fill the remaining unexpired term of Don Walko. Ravenstahl also won the Democratic nomination for the general election faced Republican Alexandria Dubart in November.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ravenstahl served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Aging & Older Adult Services|
|• Liquor Control|
|• Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ravenstahl served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Tourism & Recreational Development|
|• Urban Affairs|
Ravenstahl's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- "Co-sponsor of legislation that will reduce the size of the legislature."
- "Co-sponsor of legislation that will reform campaign finance laws."
PROPERTY TAX REFORM
- "Co-sponsored and voted in favor of legislation that would have prevented the property tax assessment mess this year."
- "Voted against 2011-2012 state budget that made drastic cuts to education funding and further burdened homeowners in the 20th District."
- "Voted against the drilling legislation that created the lowest tax rate in the country for drillers, doesn’t provide funding for environmental impacts of drilling, and took zoning control away from our local elected officials."
- "Leading the fight for more public transportation dollars for Port Authority in hopes of restoring the proposed cuts."
- "Helped to lessen the proposed cuts by Port Authority in 2010 by working with other Allegheny County legislators to convince the Governor to provide $45 million to Port Authority."
- "Will continue to fight for the working families of the 20th District."
- "Voted against job killing measures that have been proposed by our Governor."
- "Will continue to speak out about cuts made by the Governor to our school districts’ basic education subsidy."
- "Will fight to restore cuts to higher education."
- "Introduced legislation (H.B. 1134) that would ensure that spouses of members of the Pennsylvania National Guard and other military reservists would not lose thier academic credits, scholarships and tuition if their husband or wife is called to active duty."
- "Member of the Aging & Older Adult Services Committee."
- "Will continue to support legislation that protects our greatest generation."
Ravenstahl ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 20. Ravenstahl defeated David Schuilenburg and Mark Purcell in the Democratic primary on April 24 and defeated James Barr in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 20, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Adam Ravenstahl Incumbent||81.7%||19,909|
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 20 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Robert Matzie Incumbent||56.2%||3,332|
Ravenstahl won re-election to the 20th District Seat in 2010. He defeated Mark Purcell, Dan Keller, and Tim Tuinstra in the May 18 primary and Republican Alex Dubart and independent Kenneth Vybiral in the general election on November 2, 2010.
|Pennsylvania State House, District 20|
|Adam Ravenstahl (D)||10,639||59.3%|
|Alex Dubart (R)||6,384||35.6%|
|Kenneth Vybiral (I)||929||5.2%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Ravenstahl raised $86,068 during the 2010 election cycle.
His top contributors are listed below.
|Ravenstahl for Mayor||$16,000|
|Steamfitters Local 449||$10,000|
|Plumbers Local 27||$3,500|
|Scalo, James D||$2,500|
|Six others, each donating...||$2,500|
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- Vote Adam Ravenstahl - official campaign site
- Pennsylvania House of Representatives - Rep. Adam Ravenstahl
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Adam Ravenstahl on Facebook
- ↑ Pittsburgh Tribune Review, "Democrats choose Ravenstahl in 20th," May 19, 2010
- ↑ voteadamravenstahl.com - Issues
- ↑ Pennsylvania Department of State, Official Primary Results
- ↑ Pennsylvania Department of State, "2012 Primary Candidate List In Ballot Order," March 26, 2012
- ↑ 2010 general election results from the Pennsylvania Secretary of State's office
- ↑ Follow the Money, 2010 campaign contributors to Adam Ravenstahl
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