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Mary Jo White

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Mary Jo White
Pennsylvania State Senate District 21
In office
1997-November 30, 2012
Years in position 18
Base salary$79,613/year
Per diemNo per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sQuincy University, 1963
J.D.University of Pittsburgh, 1967
Date of birthDecember 27, 1941
Place of birthNew Holland, PA
Office website
Mary Jo White was a Republican member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1997 to 2012. White was re-elected in November of 2008 and her term expired in 2012. Before becoming a Senator, White was the Vice President for Environment/Government Affairs for Quaker State Corporation and was a Public Defender. White graduated from Quincy University in 1963 with her Bachelor's degree and her Law Degree from Pittsburgh in 1967.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2012

White did not run for re-election in 2012.


On November 4, 2008, White was re-elected to Pennsylvania State Senate District 21.[2]

White raised $66,351 for this campaign.[3]

Pennsylvania State Senate District s1
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png WHITE, MARY JO (R) 76,699
LUCAS, MARY LEA (L) 13,987

Campaign donors


White raised $66,351 during the 2008 election cycle.

Her top contributors are listed below.[4]

Donor Amount
J. Clifford Forresst III $5,000
Firstenergy Corp. $3,500
PPL Corp. $3,000
John Garcia $2,500
Stephen Reyba $2,500
Pennsylvania Coal Association $2,500
Pennsylvania Associated Builders and Contractors $2,000
Sunoco, Inc. $2,000
Consol Energy $2,000
Pennsylvania Association of Realtors $2,000

District 21

White represents Pennsylvania Senate District 21. District 21 includes outlying Erie region[5].


Mary Jo is married to H. William White. They have three children and reside in Franklin, Pennsylvania.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Pennsylvania State Senate District 21
Succeeded by
Scott Hutchinson (R)