Edward Neilson

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Edward Neilson
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Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 169
Incumbent
In office
2012-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
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
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Edward Neilson is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 169. He was first elected to the chamber after he won a special election on April 24, 2012, to fill the vacant seat. The vacancy was created when Dennis O'Brien (R) resigned after being elected to the Philadelphia City Council in November 2011.[1]

Neilson is not running for re-election to the House in 2014. He is instead running for the Philadelphia City Council.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce
Gaming Oversight
Insurance
Urban Affairs

Elections

2012

Special election

See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

Neilson defeated David Kralle (R) in the special election on April 24, 2012. Neilson captured 54% of the vote. He will replace Dennis O'Brien (R) who resigned after being elected to the Philadelphia City Council in November.[3][4]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 169, Special Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEd Neilson 54.1% 3,493
     Republican David Kralle 45.9% 2,969
Total Votes 6,462

General election

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Neilson ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 169. Neilson ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on April 24 and defeated David Kralle (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 169, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEdward Neilson Incumbent 65.2% 15,825
     Republican David Kralle 34.8% 8,435
Total Votes 24,260

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Edward Neilson is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Edward Neilson raised a total of $429,889 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[6]

Edward Neilson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 169 Won $429,889
Grand Total Raised $429,889

2012

Edward Neilson won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Edward Neilson raised a total of $429,889.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Edward Neilson's campaign in 2012
Electrical Workers Local 98$156,811
Chartwell Law Office$30,000
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers$26,450
Neilson, Edward J$10,500
Pennsylvania Association for Justice$10,000
Total Raised in 2012$429,889
Source:Follow the Money

Personal

Neilson is married to Doris.

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