Jake Wheatley, Jr.
|Jake Wheatley, Jr.|
|Pennsylvania State House District 19|
|2003 - Present|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||12|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University|
|Master's||University of Pittsburgh|
Wheatley earned his BA in Political Science from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. He went on to receive his MPA from the University of Pittsburgh.
Wheatley has worked in the following positions: Senior Associate of Training and Education for the Coro Center for Civic Leadership, for the Office of the County Clerk, and as Executive Assistant of Community Relations for Pittsburgh City Council District 6. From 1989 to 1992, he served in the United States Marine Corps as part of Operation Desert Storm/Shield.
Wheatley joined the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2003. He has served in that position since, representing the 19th District.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Wheatley served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture & Rural Affairs|
|• Liquor Control|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Wheatley served on these committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Human Services|
|• Local Government|
|• Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Wheatley served on these committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Children & Youth|
|• Health & Human Services|
Wheatley ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 19. Wheatley ran unchallenged in the April 24 primary and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 19, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Jake Wheatley, Jr. Incumbent||100%||20,942|
Wheatley won re-election to the 19th District Seat in 2010. He was opposed in the primary election, receiving 3,741 votes while his opponents Tonya Payne and Mark Brentley, Sr. received 1,643 and 797 votes respectively. Wheatley faced no opposition in the general election on November 2, 2010.
|Pennsylvania State House, District 19|
|Jake Wheatley, Jr. (D)||10,751||100.0%|
In early April 2010, Allegheny County police began an investigation into accusations that several signatures on nominating petitions for Wheatley were forged. The accusations came from Tonya Payne, who challenged Wheatly in the May Democratic primary. She claimed that several people whose names were on the petition told her they never signed it.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 19|
|Jake Wheatley, Jr. (D)||22,913||100.00%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Wheatley raised $146,662 during the 2010 election cycle.
His top contributors are listed below.
|Citizens To Elect Dwight Evans For State Representative||$10,000|
|Sanders, Charles S||$7,000|
|Mistick, M Robert||$5,000|
|Onorato For Governer Llc||$5,000|
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Jake + Wheatley + Pennsylvania + House"
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- Jake Whealtey's official campaign website
- Pennsylvania House of Representatives - Rep. Jake Wheatley, Jr.
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Jake Wheatley on Facebook
- 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
- CBS 3, "Police Probe Petitions Of State Rep. Wheatley," April 6, 2010
- Official 2008 state house election results from the Pennsylvania Department of State
- Follow the Money, 2010 campaign contributors to Jake Wheatley
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