|Charles W. Dent|
|U.S. House, Pennsylvania, District 15|
|January 3, 2013|
|Years in position||9|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|First elected||November 2, 2004|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||Pennsylvania State University, 1982|
|Master's||Lehigh University, 1993|
|Birthday||May 24, 1960|
|Place of birth||Allentown, Pennsylvania|
Charles W. Dent (b. May 24, 1960) is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Pennsylvania. Dent represents Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district, and was first elected in 2004.
- 1982: Graduated from Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania
- 1993: Graduated from Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
- 1991-1998: Served as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
- 1994-2004: Served as a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate
- 2005-Present: U.S Representative from Pennsylvania
Percentage voting with party
Charles W. Dent voted with the Republican Party 86.6% of the time, which ranked 221 among the 242 House Republican members as of December 2011.
Dent is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Pennsylvania's 15th District. He ran unopposed in the April 24, 2012 Republican Primary and will face Rick Daugherty (D) in the November 6, 2012 general election.
The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in Pennsylvania in 2012 as one of the states that could determine whether Democrats retake the House or Republicans will hold its majority in 2013. Ohio tied with Pennsylvania for 9th on the list.
Dent won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Dent's campaign committee raised a total of $2,415,571 and spent $2,553,936.
His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:
|U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District Election, 2010 - Charlie Dent Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$1,995,389|
|Total Spent by General Election Opponent||$1,970,811|
|Top contributors to Charlie Dent's campaign committee|
|Air Products & Chemicals Inc||$25,075|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Chemical & Related Manufacturing||$67,925|
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Dent is married to Pamela. They have 3 children.
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- OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
- McCall, "Dent to endorse Romney for president," March 12, 2012
- Pennsylvania Department of State "2012 General Primary Unofficial Returns," April 24, 2012
- Washington Post "The 10 states that will determine control of the House in 2012" Accessed April 25, 2012
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"
- Open Secrets "Charles W. Dent 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 16, 2011
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