|Pennsylvania State House District 87|
|2005 - Present|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||9|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Johns Hopkins University, 1978|
|J.D.||Dickinson School of Law, 1981|
|Place of birth||Harrisburg, PA|
Grell earned his B.A. from Johns Hopkins University in 1978 and his J.D. from Dickinson School of Law in 1981. His professional experience includes working as attorney for Private Law Partnerships from 1981 to 1990, as an attorney for Mette, Evans & Woodside from 1990 to 1995, as the Deputy General Counsel for the Office of Governor Tom Ridge from 1995 to 2000 and as an attorney for Klett, Rooney, Lieber & Schorling since 2000.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Grell served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Grell served on these committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• State Government|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Grell served on these committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Labor Relations|
|• State Government|
Elections for the office of Pennsylvania House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on May 20, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. Incumbent Glen Grell will face Christopher Paul Nelson in the Republican primary.
Grell ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 87. Grell ran unchallenged in the April 24 primary and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 87, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Glen Grell Incumbent||100%||29,791|
|Pennsylvania State House, District 87|
|Glen Grell (R)||19,514||71.3%|
|Angela West (D)||7,840||28.7%|
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 87|
|Glen R. Grell (R)||24,390||32.3%|
|Donald A. Steinmeier (D)||11,658||32.3%|
Comprehensive donor information for Glen Grell is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Glen Grell raised a total of $357,815 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 16, 2013.
|Glen Grell's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 87||$80,492|
|2010||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 87||$51,971|
|2008||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 87||$52,725|
|2006||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 87||$64,382|
|2004||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 87||$108,245|
|Grand Total Raised||$357,815|
2012Glen Grell won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Glen Grell raised a total of $80,492.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Glen Grell's campaign in 2012|
|Pennsylvania Association of Mutual Insurance Companies||$2,500|
|Pennsylvania Healthcare Association||$2,000|
|Broadband Cable Association of Pennsylvania||$1,500|
|Pennsylvania Medical Society||$1,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$80,492|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Glen Grell won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Glen Grell raised a total of $51,971.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Glen Grell's campaign in 2010|
|Pennsylvania Republican Party||$8,996|
|State Farm Insurance||$1,500|
|Federation of Councils or Repub Women - Cumb Co||$1,250|
|Pennsylvania Association of Realtors||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$51,971|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In January 2014, Grell supported a proposal to give current Pennsylvania public employees an option to move from a defined benefit pension plan to a new defined contribution plan. Grell agreed with State Senate leader Joe Scarnati that pensions were "priority No. 1" for the Pennsylvania General Assembly in 2014, and that any reforms must deal with the state's estimated $45 billion unfunded liability.
Grell and his wife, Elaine, have two children.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Glen + Grell + Pennsylvania + House"
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- Profile from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004
- Pennsylvania Department of State, “2014 Unofficial Candidate Listing,” accessed March 21, 2014
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed April 15, 2014
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "2012 Primary Candidate List," April 15, 2014
- 2010 general election results from the Pennsylvania Secretary of State's office
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "Official 2008 General Election Results," accessed April 15, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Grell, Glen" Accessed September 16, 2013
- WatchDog.org "PA Senate prez: Do away with ‘obsolete, unsustainable’ pensions or face difficult budget cuts," January 9, 2014
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