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Dominic Pileggi

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Dominic Pileggi
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Pennsylvania State Senate District 9
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2016
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Majority Leader, Pennsylvania Senate
2006-present
Compensation
Base salary$79,613/year
Per diemNo per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mayor, City of Chester
June 1998-2002
Education
Bachelor'sSt. Joseph's University, 1979
J.D.Villanova School of Law, 1982
Personal
BirthdayDecember 15, 1957
Place of birthChester, PA
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Dominic Pileggi has been a Republican member of the Pennsylvania State Senate since 2003. He currently serves as Majority Floor Leader. Pileggi won a special election in 2002 and was re-elected in 2004, 2008, and 2012 with his term expiring in 2016. Before becoming a Senator, Pileggi was the Mayor of the City of Chester from 1998 to 2002. Before becoming Mayor of Chester, Pileggi was a Councilman for the City from 1994 to 1998.

Pileggi graduated with his Bachelor's Degree from St. Joseph's in 1979 and his Juris Doctor degree in 1982 from Villanova Law. Pileggi is a practicing Attorney in addition to being a Senator.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2012

Pileggi ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania Senate District 9. Pileggi defeated Roger Howard in the Republican primary on April 24 and defeated Patricia Worrell (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

Pennsylvania State Senate, District 9, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDominic Pileggi Incumbent 55.4% 73,003
     Democratic Patricia Worrell 44.6% 58,769
Total Votes 131,772
Pennsylvania State Senate, District 9 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDominic Pileggi Incumbent 69.7% 15,601
Roger Howard 30.3% 6,788
Total Votes 22,389

2008

On November 4, 2008, Pileggi was re-elected to Pennsylvania State Senate District 9.[4]

Pileggi raised $1,933,289 for this campaign.[5]

Pennsylvania State Senate District 9
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png PILEGGI, DOMINIC (R) 77,440
LINDER, JOHN () 55,730

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2008

Pileggi raised $246,907 during the 2008 election cycle.

His top contributors are listed below.[6]

Donor Amount
Pennsylvania Republican Party $229,197
Campaign for Pennsylvania's Future $75,000
Metropolitan Regional Council for Carpenters and Joiners $73,000
Electrical Workers Local 98 $44,500
Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society $30,000
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association $26,400
Pennsylvania Association for Justice $25,000
Roger Reschini $25,000
Pennsylvania State Education Association $24,000
University City Housing Co. $22,000

District 9

Pleggi represents Pennsylvania Senate District 9. District 9 includes the Western Philadelphia suburbs of Chester, West Chester, and Middletown[7].

Personal

Dominic is married to Diana Pleggi. They have three children and resides in Chester, Pennsylvania.

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