|Pennsylvania State House District 180|
|2001 - Present|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||12|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
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 since 1996.
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.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Cruz served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Gaming Oversight|
|• Human Services, Democratic Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Cruz served on these committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Aging & Older Adult Services|
|• Children & Youth|
|• Game & Fisheries|
|• Tourism & Recreational Development|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Cruz served on these committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Consumer Affairs|
|• Liquor Control|
|• Tourism & Recreational Development|
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. 
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Angel Cruz Incumbent||100%||16,913|
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 180 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Angel Cruz Incumbent||54.4%||2,283|
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.
|Pennsylvania State House, District 180|
|Angel Cruz (D)||7,308||100.0%|
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 53|
|Angel Cruz (D)||17,222||98.1%|
|Erik Sanchez (L)||329||1.9%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Cruz received $45,824 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|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|
|Total Raised in 2010||$45,824|
Cruz has a wife, Maria.
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- Pennsylvania House of Representatives - Rep. Cruz
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000
- Pennsylvania Department of State, Official Primary Results
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "2012 Primary Candidate List In Ballot Order," March 26, 2012
- 2010 general election results from the Pennsylvania Secretary of State's office
- Official 2008 state house election results from the Pennsylvania Department of State
- Follow the Money - 2010 donations
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