P. Michael Sturla

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P. Michael Sturla
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Pennsylvania State House District 96
Incumbent
In office
1991 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 23
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$84,012/year
Per diem$157/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1990
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kansas, 1979
Personal
Birthday02/18/1956
Place of birthLancaster, PA
Websites
Office website
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P. Michael Sturla (b. February 18, 1956) is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 96. He was first elected to the chamber in 1990. He currently serves as Majority Policy Chairman.

Sturla served on the Lancaster City Council from 1987 to 1990.

Biography

Sturla earned his B.S. in Environmental Design from the University of Kansas in 1979. His professional experience includes being the founder of Sturla Brothers, Incorporated Construction and Contracting and the founder of Aarchitrave.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Rules

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sturla 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 P. Michael Sturla was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Sturla is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sturla ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 96. Sturla ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on April 24 and defeated Thomas Garman (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 96, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngP. Michael Sturla Incumbent 67.5% 14,659
     Republican Thomas Garman 25.3% 5,493
     Independent Paul Culbreth 7.3% 1,581
Total Votes 21,733

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Sturla won re-election to District 96 in 2010. He had no primary opposition and defeated Republican Tom Garman, Jr. in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Pennsylvania State House, District 96
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png P. Michael Sturla (D) 6,962 62.0%
Tom Garman (R) 4,270 38.0%

2008

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Sturla won re-election to District 96 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 18,877 votes while running unopposed.[6]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 96
Candidates Votes Percent
Mike Sturla (D) Green check mark transparent.png 18,877 100.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for P. Michael Sturla is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, P. Michael Sturla raised a total of $1,111,020 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 16, 2013.[7]

P. Michael Sturla's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 96 Won $193,784
2010 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 96 Won $210,184
2008 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 96 Won $148,369
2006 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 96 Won $229,346
2004 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 96 Won $100,851
2002 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 96 Won $70,834
2000 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 96 Won $49,528
1998 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 96 Won $108,124
Grand Total Raised $1,111,020

2012

P. Michael Sturla won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, P. Michael Sturla raised a total of $193,784.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to P. Michael Sturla's campaign in 2012
Pennsylvania State Education Association$31,000
Afscme Council 13$7,500
Association of Pennsylvania State College & University Faculties$5,500
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 520$5,500
Ppl Corp$3,600
Total Raised in 2012$193,784
Source:Follow the Money

2010

P. Michael Sturla won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, P. Michael Sturla raised a total of $210,184.

Personal

Sturla and his wife, Nicole, have two children.

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Pennsylvania House Of Representatives District 96
1991–present
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