Louise Williams Bishop

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Louise Williams Bishop
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Pennsylvania State House District 192
Incumbent
In office
1989 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 25
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$84,012/year
Per diem$157/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1988
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday06/27/1933
Place of birthCairo, GA
Websites
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Louise Williams Bishop (b. June 27, 1933) is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 192. She was first elected to the chamber in 1988.

Biography

Bishop graduated from the American Foundation of Dramatic Arts in 1955 after studying Communications and Radio Broadcasting. Her professional experience includes working as a Minister and as a Host/Gospel Programmer for "The Louise Bishop Show" on WDAS-AM.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Children & Youth, Democratic Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Pennsylvania House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. Incumbent Louise Williams Bishop was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Williams Bishop is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bishop ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 192. Bishop defeated Will Mega in the Democratic primary on April 24 and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 192, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLouise Williams Bishop Incumbent 100% 28,149
Total Votes 28,149
Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 192 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLouise Williams Bishop Incumbent 77.7% 7,017
Will Mega 22.3% 2,017
Total Votes 9,034

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bishop won re-election to District 192 in 2010. She defeated Will Mega in the Democratic primary, receiving 6,361 votes while Mega received 2,360. Bishop was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Pennsylvania State House, District 192
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Louise Williams Bishop (D) 19,533 100.0%

2008

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Bishop won re-election to District 192 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. She received 28,005 votes while running unopposed.[6]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 192
Candidates Votes Percent
Louise Williams Bishop (D) Green check mark transparent.png 28,005 100.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Louise Williams Bishop is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Louise Williams Bishop raised a total of $566,696 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[7]

Louise Williams Bishop's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 192 Won $99,209
2010 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 192 Won $114,498
2008 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 192 Won $49,900
2006 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 192 Won $57,527
2004 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 192 Won $118,457
2002 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 192 Won $51,990
2000 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 192 Won $40,790
1998 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 192 Won $34,325
Grand Total Raised $566,696

2012

Louise Williams Bishop won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Louise Williams Bishop raised a total of $99,209.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Louise Williams Bishop's campaign in 2012
Pennsylvania Federation of Teachers$17,000
Fighting Chance Pennsylvania$15,000
Laborers District Council of The Metropolitan Area of Philadelphia & Vicinity$6,500
Pennsylvania Future Fund$5,750
Gamble, Kenneth$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$99,209
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Bishop received $114,498 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Louise Williams Bishop's campaign in 2010
Laborers District Council$14,000
Pennsylvania Federation Of Teachers$12,000
Students First$5,000
Bob Brady For Congress$5,000
Pennsylvania Association For Justice$3,800
Total Raised in 2010 $114,498

Personal

Bishop is divorced.

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Pennsylvania House Of Representatives District 192
1989–present
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