Frank Dermody

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Frank Dermody
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Pennsylvania State House District 33
Incumbent
In office
1991 - Present
Term ends
November, 30 2012
Years in position 23
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary79,613/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1990
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sColumbia University, 1973
J.D.Indiana University School of Law, 1982
Personal
Birthday05/29/1951
Place of birthScranton, PA
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Frank Dermody (b. May 29, 1951) is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 33. He currently serves as Minority Floor Leader.

Dermody earned his BA in History from Columbia University in 1973. He went on to receive his JD from Indiana University School of Law in 1982.

After earning his law degree, Dermody began working as an attorney. He also worked as District Justice for Verona from 1987 to 1989.

Dermody was on the Policy Committee of the Democratic Caucus. He joined the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1991 and has served in that position since.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Dermody has been appointed to these committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Dermody ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 33. Dermody ran unchallenged in the Democratic primary on April 24 and defeated Gerry Vaerewyck (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [1][2]

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Dermody won re-election to the 33rd District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition and defeated Republican Gerry Vaerewyck in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Pennsylvania State House, District 33
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Frank Dermody (D) 11,305 56.2%
Gerry Vaerewyck (R) 8,799 43.8%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Dermody won re-election to the 33rd District seat of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 14,601 votes, defeating Republican Jason Davidek (14,013).[4]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 33
Candidates Votes Percent
Frank Dermody (D) Green check mark transparent.png 14,601 51.0%
Jason Davidek 14,013 49.0%

2006

On 7 November 2006, Dermody won re-election to represent the 33rd District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 11,317 votes, or 51.0 percent of the total vote. His Republican challenger, Eileen Watt, received 10,893 votes, or 49.1 percent of the total vote.[5]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 33, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngFrank Dermody Incumbent 51% 11,317
     Republican Eileen Watt 49% 10,893
Total Votes 22,210

Campaign donors

2010

Dermody raised $454,312 during the 2010 election cycle.

His top contributors are listed below.[6]

Donor Amount
Pennsylvania Democratic Party $57,547
House Democratic Campaign Cmte Of Pennsylvania $46,784
21St Century Leadership Fund $25,000
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association $20,000
Pennsylvania Association For Justice $18,000
Pennsylvania Education Association $17,000

Personal

Dermody and his wife, Debra, have two children.

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