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Tim Briggs
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Pennsylvania State House District 149
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$84,012/year
Per diem$157/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWest Chester University
J.D.Temple Law School
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Tim Briggs is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 149. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Briggs earned his B.A. in Political Science from West Chester University and his J.D. from Temple Law School. His professional experience includes working as a Political Adviser for the following people: State Senator Connie Williams, State Representative Daylin Leach, Congresswoman Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky and Commissioner Joe Hoeffel. He has also worked as an associate attorney for Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin Maxwell and Lupin.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance
Professional Licensure
State Government
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Briggs ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 149. Briggs ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on April 24 and defeated Perrin Hamilton (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012. [3][4]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 149, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTim Briggs Incumbent 65.8% 20,690
     Republican Perrin Hamilton 34.2% 10,772
Total Votes 31,462

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Briggs won re-election to District 149 in 2010. He had no primary opposition and defeated Republican Peter Kohut in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Pennsylvania State House, District 149
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Tim Briggs (D) 14,653 62.5%
Peter Kohut (R) 8,785 37.5%

2008

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Briggs won re-election to District 149 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 20,050 votes, defeating Republican Lynne Lechter (12,453).[6]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 149
Candidates Votes Percent
Tim Briggs (D) Green check mark transparent.png 20,250 61.9%
Lynne Lechter (R) 12,453 38.1%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Tim Briggs is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Tim Briggs raised a total of $464,925 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[7]

Tim Briggs's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 149 Won $105,285
2010 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 149 Won $90,280
2008 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 149 Won $269,360
Grand Total Raised $464,925

2012

Tim Briggs won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Tim Briggs raised a total of $105,285.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tim Briggs's campaign in 2012
Pennsylvania State Education Association$7,500
Laborers District Council$4,500
Association of Pennsylvania State College & University Faculties$3,500
Pennsylvania Automotive Association$2,500
Pennsylvania Psychological Association$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$105,285
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Briggs received $90,280 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tim Briggs's campaign in 2010
Pennsylvania Education Association$5,000
International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers$3,500
Citizens To Elect Dwight Evans For State Representative$3,500
Laborers District Council$3,000
Katz, Arnold M$2,500
Total Raised in 2010 $90,280

Personal

Briggs and his wife, Robyn, have four children.

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Pennsylvania House Of Representatives District 149
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