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Glen Grell

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Glen Grell
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Pennsylvania State House District 87
Incumbent
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sJohns Hopkins University, 1978
J.D.Dickinson School of Law, 1981
Personal
Birthday12/28/1956
Place of birthHarrisburg, PA
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionProtestant (Lutheran)
Websites
Office website
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Glen R. Grell (b. December 28, 1956) is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 87. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.

Biography

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.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Health
Insurance
Judiciary

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Grell served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Grell served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2014

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.[1]

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[2][3]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 87, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGlen Grell Incumbent 100% 29,791
Total Votes 29,791

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Grell ran for re-election to District 87 in 2010. He had no primary opposition and defeated Democrat Angela West in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Pennsylvania State House, District 87
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Glen Grell (R) 19,514 71.3%
Angela West (D) 7,840 28.7%

2008

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Grell won election to District 87 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 24,390 votes, defeating Democrat Donald Steinmeier (11,658).[5]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 87
Candidates Votes Percent


Glen R. Grell (R) Green check mark transparent.png 24,390 32.3%
Donald A. Steinmeier (D) 11,658 32.3%

Campaign donors

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.[6]

Glen Grell's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 87 Won $80,492
2010 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 87 Won $51,971
2008 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 87 Won $52,725
2006 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 87 Won $64,382
2004 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 87 Won $108,245
Grand Total Raised $357,815

2012

Glen Grell won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Glen Grell raised a total of $80,492.

2010

Glen Grell won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Glen Grell raised a total of $51,971.

Issues

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.[7]

Personal

Grell and his wife, Elaine, have two children.

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