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Rosemarie Swanger

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Rosemarie Swanger
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Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 102
Former member
In office
2007 - 2014
PartyRepublican
Personal
Date of birthOctober 31, 1945
Place of birthLebanon, Pennsylvania
ReligionMethodist
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RoseMarie Swanger (b. October 31, 1945) is a former Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 102 from 2007 to 2014.

Swanger served as Commissioner for the County of Lebanon from 1984 to 2004.

Swanger did not run for re-election to the House in 2014.[1]

Biography

Swanger attended Thompson Institute from 1963 to 1964 and Lebanon Valley College from 1981 to 1983. Her professional experience includes working as a clerk for the Mayor's Office of the City of Lebanon from 1966 to 1972, as Assistant City Clerk for the City of Lebanon from 1972 to 1974 and as City Clerk for the City of Lebanon from 1974 to 1984.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Aging & Older Adult Services
Gaming Oversight
Local Government
Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Swanger ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 102. Swanger defeated Tom Hawk and Joe Eisenhauer in the Republican primary on April 24 and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 102, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRosemarie Swanger Incumbent 100% 24,532
Total Votes 24,532

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Swanger won re-election to District 102 in 2010. She defeated Jason Kern in the primary election, receiving 5,171 while Kern received 2,805. Swanger was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Pennsylvania State House, District 102
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Rosemarie Swanger (R) 18,871 100.0%

2008

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Swanger won re-election to District 102 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. She received 24,814 votes while running unopposed.[5]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 102
Candidates Votes Percent
Rosemarie Swanger (R) Green check mark transparent.png 24,814 100.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Rosemarie Swanger is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Rosemarie Swanger raised a total of $80,030 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 17, 2013.[6]

Rosemarie Swanger's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 102 Won $21,015
2010 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 102 Won $9,664
2008 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 102 Won $10,493
2006 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 102 Won $38,858
Grand Total Raised $80,030

2012

Rosemarie Swanger won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Rosemarie Swanger raised a total of $21,015.

2010

Rosemarie Swanger won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Rosemarie Swanger raised a total of $9,664.

Scorecards

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2013-2014

In 2013, the Pennsylvania General Assembly was in session from January 2 to December 31. In 2014, the Pennsylvania General Assembly was in session from January 7 through November 12.

  • Legislators were scored on their votes on key conservative issues.
  • Legislators were scored on their support for legislation related to LGBT equality.

2011-2012

In 2011, the Pennsylvania General Assembly was in session from January 4 through November 30. In 2012, the Pennsylvania General Assembly began its legislative session on January 3.

  • Legislators were scored on their votes on key conservative issues.
  • Legislators were scored on their votes on key small business issues.
  • Legislators were scored based on floor votes that highlighted environmental issues.

Personal

Swanger and her husband, Leonard, have one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 102
2007–2014
Succeeded by
Russell Diamond (R)