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|Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 153|
|November 31, 2016|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Bachelor's||La Salle University|
|J.D.||Widener University School of Law|
Dean earned her B.A. from La Salle University in 1981 and her J.D. from Widener University School of Law in 1984. Her professional experience includes working as a professor.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Dean served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Gaming Oversight|
|• Local Government|
In the 2013-2014 legislative session, Dean served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Finance, Democratic Vice Chair|
|• Human Services|
For fiscal year 2013, Pennsylvania spent more than $10 billion on education, including $5.5 billion for school districts’ costs across 500 school districts. Philadelphia in particular spent $983 million for fiscal year 2013. Several lawmakers, including Dean, stressed the importance of the issue for 2014. “We know that the number one issue with voters is education and how we fund our public schools,” Dean said. “How we educate our kids tells us how our economy will be.”
Elections for the office of Pennsylvania House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. Incumbent Madeleine Dean was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Dean was unchallenged in the general election.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 153, Special Election, 2012|
Dean ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 153. Dean ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on April 24 and defeated Nicholas Mattiacci (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
Comprehensive donor information for Madeleine Dean is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Madeleine Dean raised a total of $219,617 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.
|Madeleine Dean's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 153||$219,617|
|Grand Total Raised||$219,617|
2012Madeleine Dean won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Madeleine Dean raised a total of $219,617.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Madeleine Dean's campaign in 2012|
|Pennsylvania Democratic Party||$27,668|
|Pennsylvania State Education Association||$15,750|
|Montgomery County Democratic Cmte||$12,506|
|Friends of Josh Shapiro||$10,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$219,617|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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- The American Conservative Union: 2013 Legislative scorecard
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- Liberty City LGBT Democratic Club: 2014 Legislative Scorecard
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Dean and her husband, Patrick J. Cunnane, have three sons.
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- Campaign contributions: 2012
- www.theintell.com, "Shapiro to resign House seat," May 9, 2014
- Philadelphia Enquirer, "Six Pennsylvania House seats to be filled in April," March 1, 2012
- WatchDog.org, "PA lawmakers put education at top of agenda in election year," January 15, 2014
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "Official primary results for May 20, 2014," accessed July 9, 2014
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "2014 Official Candidate Listing," accessed March 21, 2014
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "2014 General Election," accessed December 5, 2014
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "Special Elections," accessed April 7, 2012
- Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Unofficial Results, April 24, 2012
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "2012 Primary Candidate List In Ballot Order," March 9, 2012
- Follow the Money, "Dean, Madeleine," accessed September 18, 2013
Josh Shapiro (D)
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