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}}{{tnr}}'''Angel L. Cruz''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Pennsylvania House of Representatives]], representing [[Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 180|District 180]].  He was first elected to the chamber in 2000.  
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Angel L. Cruz''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Pennsylvania House of Representatives]], representing [[Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 180|District 180]].  He was first elected to the chamber in 2000.  
  
Cruz served as Assistant Secretary for the Philadelphia City Committee Democratic Party and as Committeeman-at-Large/Delegate at the Democratic National Committee.  He has served as Ward Leader for the City of Philadelphia's 7th Ward for 12 years.
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Cruz served as Assistant Secretary for the Philadelphia City Committee Democratic Party and as Committeeman-at-Large/Delegate at the Democratic National Committee.  He has served as Ward Leader for the City of Philadelphia's 7th Ward for 12 years.<ref name=bio/>
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Cruz received his diploma from North East Catholic High School.  His professional experience includes working as a Union Organizer and as an aide for Philadelphia City Councilman Rick Mariano.<ref>[http://www.pahouse.com/cruz/bio.asp ''www.pahouse.com,'' "Biography," accessed May 9, 2014]</ref>
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Cruz received his diploma from North East Catholic High School.  His professional experience includes working as a Union Organizer and as an aide for Philadelphia City Councilman Rick Mariano.<ref name=bio>[http://www.pahouse.com/cruz/bio.asp ''www.pahouse.com,'' "Biography," accessed May 9, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==

Revision as of 18:48, 9 May 2014

Angel Cruz
AngelCruz.jpg
Pennsylvania State House District 180
Incumbent
In office
2001 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 13
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Angel L. Cruz is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 180. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000.

Cruz served as Assistant Secretary for the Philadelphia City Committee Democratic Party and as Committeeman-at-Large/Delegate at the Democratic National Committee. He has served as Ward Leader for the City of Philadelphia's 7th Ward for 12 years.[1]

Biography

Cruz received his diploma from North East Catholic High School. His professional experience includes working as a Union Organizer and as an aide for Philadelphia City Councilman Rick Mariano.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Gaming Oversight
Human Services, Democratic Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Cruz 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 be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. Incumbent Angel Cruz defeated Quetcy Lozada in the Democratic primary. Cruz is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Cruz ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 180. Cruz defeated Jonathan Ramos and Anthony Johnson in the Democratic primary on April 24 and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012. [4][5]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAngel Cruz Incumbent 100% 16,913
Total Votes 16,913
Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAngel Cruz Incumbent 54.4% 2,283
Jonathan Ramos 42.3% 1,774
Anthony Johnson 3.3% 140
Total Votes 4,197

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Cruz ran for re-election in 2010. He defeated Jonathan Ramos in the May 18 Democratic primary and faced no opposition in the November 2 general election.[6]

Pennsylvania State House, District 180
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Angel Cruz (D) 7,308 100.0%

2008

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Cruz won re-election to District 180 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 17,222 votes, defeating Libertarian Erik Sanchez (329).[7]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 53
Candidates Votes Percent
Angel Cruz (D) Green check mark transparent.png 17,222 98.1%
Erik Sanchez (L) 329 1.9%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Angel Cruz is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Angel Cruz raised a total of $451,136 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[8]

Angel Cruz's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180 Won $81,385
2010 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180 Won $45,824
2008 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180 Won $108,705
2006 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180 Won $65,380
2004 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180 Won $77,371
2002 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180 Won $41,790
2000 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180 Won $30,681
Grand Total Raised $451,136

2012

Angel Cruz won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Angel Cruz raised a total of $81,385.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Angel Cruz's campaign in 2012
Electrical Workers Local 98$25,000
Painters & Allied Trades District Council 21$2,500
Cruz, Luis & Karen$2,500
Evangelista, Carol$2,133
Public Education Excellence$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$81,385
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Cruz received $45,824 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[9]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Angel Cruz's campaign in 2010
Electrical Workers Local 98$5,000
Democratic Campaign Cmte Of Philadelphia$4,600
Cruz, Angel$3,000
Rendell 95$3,000
Contrerao, George$3,000
Total Raised in 2010 $45,824

Personal

Cruz has a wife, Maria.

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