|Pennsylvania State House District 156|
|2011 - Present|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Villanova University, 1992|
|Master's||West Chester University, 1999|
|Profession||Industrial Controls Engineer|
He worked at General Electric while attending school in order to pay for his tuition. After working in the industry and earning his degrees, he started his own business, Truitt Engineering.
Truitt earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Villanova University, and his M.S. in Computer Science from West Chester University.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Truitt served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Labor & Industry|
|• State Government|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Truitt served on these committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Local Government|
|• Urban Affairs|
Truitt ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 156. Truitt ran unopposed in the Republican primary on April 24 and defeated Bret Binder (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 156, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Dan Truitt Incumbent||51.3%||17,080|
|Pennsylvania State House, District 156|
|Dan Truitt (R)||11,483||50.5%|
|Barbara McIlvaine Smith (D)||11,271||49.5%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Truitt raised a total of $148,068 in campaign funds. His top contributors were:
|Republican Party of Pennsylvania||$41,681|
|Republican Cmte of Chester County||$25,500|
|House Republican Campaign Cmte of Pennsylvania||$17,182|
|Pennsylvania Business Council||$10, 086|
Truitt currently lives in West Chester with his wife Michele and their sons, Daniel and Mark.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Dan + Truitt + Pennsylvania + House"
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- Support cyber schools, or Internet learners will be made second-class students - Newsworks.org
- Governor Corbett signs bill to improve special education funding - CBS 21
- Charter reform bills gain House Education Committee approval - PennLive.com
- Wicomico County court briefs - Bethany Beach Wave
- Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Signs Bill to Improve Special Education Funding - MarketWatch (press release)
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- Official Campaign Website
- House website
- Project Vote Smart Bio
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- ↑ 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
- ↑ 2010 Campaign Contributions
- ↑ State Representative Dan Truitt: About Dan
Barbara McIlvaine Smith (D)
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