|Pennsylvania State House District 5|
|2001 - November 30, 2012|
|Years in position||14|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Bachelor's||Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, 1984|
|Master's||Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, 1999|
|Date of birth||02/15/1955|
|Place of birth||Meadville, PA|
Evans earned his B.A. in Speech Communications and his M.A. in Communication Studies from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 1984 and 1999, respectively.
From 1980 to 2000, Evans worked as a Reporter for WJET-TV of Erie, Pennsylvania. He is currently employed as a Communications Specialist for Eric Insurance Group.
Evans joined the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2001. He has served in that position since, representing the 5th District.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Evans served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Evans served on these committees:
- Appropriations Committee, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
- Commerce Committee, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
- Rules Committee, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
- Transportation Committee, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Evans did not run for re-election in 2012.
Evans won re-election to the 5th District seat in 2010. He was unopposed in both the May 18 Republican primary and the November 2 general election.
|Pennsylvania State House, District 5|
|John Evans (R)||14,026||100.0%|
Evans raised $124,965 for his campaign, while Alward raised $2,964.
|Pennsylvania State House, District 5 (2008)|
|John Evans (R)||16,766||64.9%|
|John Alward (D)||9,073||35.1%|
Evans raised $28,200 during the 2010 election cycle.
His top contributors are listed below.
|Pennsylvania Association for Justice||$3,900|
|Pennsylvania Psychological Association||$1,100|
|Malady, John F||$1,000|
|American Institute of Architects Pennsylvania||$1,000|
|Pennsylvania State Troopers Association||$1,000|
Evans is single.
- John Evans' personal website
- Pennsylvania House of Representatives - Rep. Evans
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000
- John Evans on Facebook
- John Evans on Twitter
- 2010 general election results from the Pennsylvania Secretary of State's office
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "2008 General Election Results," accessed May 2, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Pennsylvania House spending, 2008," accessed May 2, 2014
- Follow the Money, 2010 campaign contributors to John Evans
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 5
| Succeeded by|
Greg Lucas (R)
State of Pennsylvania
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