David Levdansky

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David Levdansky
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Candidate for
Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 39
PartyDemocratic
Prior offices
House of Representatives
1985 - 2010
Education
Bachelor'sPenn State University, 1978
Master'sUniversity of Notre Dame, 1980
Personal
Birthday10/16/1954
Place of birthMonongahela, PA
ReligionCatholic
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David Levdansky was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 39 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Levdansky earned his B.A. in Labor Studies/Political Science from Penn State University in 1978. He went on to receive his M.A. in Economics from the University of Notre Dame in 1980.

Levdansky worked as an Associate Economic Analyst for Air Line Pilots Association from 1981 to 1982. In 1982, he worked for the United Steelworkers of America as an Economist/Researcher. He then worked as Project Staff Organizer/Field Organizer for Region II of the AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations) from 1983 to 1984. He also worked as an Independent Consultant for the West Pennsylvania Advanced Technology Center in 1984.

In 1985, Levdansky joined the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He served in that position until 2010, representing the 39th District.

Committee assignments

While a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Levdansky served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Levdansky ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 39. Levdansky defeated Robert Rhoderick in the Democratic primary on April 24 and was defeated by incumbent Rick Saccone (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 39, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRick Saccone Incumbent 50.2% 14,495
     Democratic David Levdansky 49.8% 14,383
Total Votes 28,878
Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 39 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Levdansky 67.1% 4,103
Robert Rhoderick 32.9% 2,009
Total Votes 6,112

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Levdansky lost his bid for re-election to the 39th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition but lost to Republican Rick Saccone in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[2]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Levdansky won re-election to the 39th District seat of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 15,824 votes, defeating Democrat Monica Douglas.[3]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 39
Candidates Votes Percent
David Levdansky (D) Green check mark transparent.png 15,824 52.8%
Monica Douglas (R) 14,143 47.2%

Personal

Levdansky is divored with three children; Shane, Timothy, and Joseph.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Pennsylvania House Of Representatives District 39
1985–2010
Succeeded by
Rick Saccone (R)