James Brewster

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James Brewster
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Pennsylvania State Senate District 45
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2016
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2011
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCalifornia University of Pennsylvania
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
James Brewster is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania State Senate. He has represented District 45 since 2011. He was elected in 2010 to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Sean Logan (D) and re-elected in 2012 with his term expiring in 2016.[1]

He previously served as a McKeesport City Councilman beginning in 2005 until his election to the office of mayor of McKeesport in 2004. Most recently, he worked at Mellon Bank first as a fraud investigator and later as vice-president.

Brewster earned his B.S. in Education from the California University of Pennsylvania. He and his wife Linda Leah have three daughters and five grandchildren.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Brewster served on the following committees:

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Urban Affairs & Housing, Minority Chair
Banking & Insurance
Community, Economic & Recreational Development
Game & Fisheries
Transportation
Legislative Budget and Finance

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brewster served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2012

Brewster ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania Senate District 45. Brewster ran unchallenged in the April 24 primary and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Pennsylvania State Senate, District 45, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames Brewster Incumbent 100% 72,189
Total Votes 72,189

2010

See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2010

Brewster defeated Republican Paul Olijar in the special election with 53% of the vote.

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Sean Logan (D)
Pennsylvania State Senate District 45
2011–present
Succeeded by
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