John Siptroth

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John Siptroth
Pennsylvania State House District 189
Former member
Term in office began
2005
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
John Siptroth (b. November 27, 1946) was a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 189.

Siptroth received his diploma from Stroudsburg High School in 1964.

Siptroth worked as an Air Traffic Controller for the United States Navy from 1966 to 1970, and for the United States Government from 1970 to 1982. He then worked as a Foreman of Maintenance for the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission from 1982 to 2005.

Siptroth has served as Smithfield Township Supervisor since 1990. In February of 2005, he won a special election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He has served in that position until 2010, representing the 189th District.

Committee assignments

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

Elections

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Siptroth lost his bid for re-election to the 189th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition but lost to Republican Rosemary Brown in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[1]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Siptroth won re-election to the 189th District seat of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 18,524 votes, defeating Republican John Sivick (10,349).[2]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 189
Candidates Votes Percent
John J. Siptroth (D) Green check mark transparent.png 18,524 64.2%
John Sivick (R) 10,349 35.8%

Personal

Siptroth and his wife, Elaine, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Pennsylvania House Of Representatives District 189
2005–2011
Succeeded by
Rosemary Brown (R)