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}}{{tnr}}'''John Wozniak''' has been a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Pennsylvania State Senate]] since 1997Wozniak was re-elected in November of 2006 and 2012 with his term expiring in 2016.  Wozinak also served in the [[Pennsylvania House of Representatives]] from 1981 to 1996.
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}}{{tnr}}'''John N. Wozniak''' (b. March 21, 1956) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Pennsylvania State Senate]], representing District 35He was first elected to the chamber in 1996.
  
Wozniak graduated with his Bachelor's in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown in 1978.
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Wozinak served in the [[Pennsylvania House of Representatives]] from 1981 to 1996.  Wozniak is considering a run for [[Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor]] in 2014.<ref name="ltgovbid"> [http://www.politicspa.com/wozniak-floats-lt-gov-bid/48360/ ''PoliticsPA,'' "Wozniak Floats Lt. Gov Bid," May 30, 2013]</ref>
  
Wozniak is consider a run for [[Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor]] in 2014.<ref name="ltgovbid"> [http://www.politicspa.com/wozniak-floats-lt-gov-bid/48360/ ''PoliticsPA,'' "Wozniak Floats Lt. Gov Bid," May 30, 2013]</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Wozniak was re-elected to Pennsylvania State Senate District 35.<ref>[http://www.electionreturns.state.pa.us/ElectionsInformation.aspx?FunctionID=13&ElectionID=28&OfficeID=12 "Pennsylvania State Senate official election results for 2008"]</ref>  
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On November 4, 2008, Wozniak was re-elected to District 35 of the [[Pennsylvania State Senate]].  Wozniak defeated Joseph Veranese (R) in the general election.<ref>[http://www.electionreturns.state.pa.us/ElectionsInformation.aspx?FunctionID=13&ElectionID=28&OfficeID=12 "Pennsylvania State Senate official election results for 2008"]</ref>  
  
 
Wozniak raised $61,091 for this campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=100981 Follow the Money's report on 2008 campaign contributions]</ref>   
 
Wozniak raised $61,091 for this campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=100981 Follow the Money's report on 2008 campaign contributions]</ref>   
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==District 35==
 
Wozinak represents Pennsylvania Senate District 35.  District 35 includes all of the Greater Johnstown region<ref>[http://www.dos.state.pa.us/bcel/LIB/bcel/20/9/statewide_senate.pdf "Pennsylvania Senate" Map of Pennsylvania Senate Districts]</ref>.
 
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
John is married to Vanessa Wozinak.  They have two children and reside in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
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Wozniak is married to his wife, Vanessa.  They have two children and reside in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
  
 
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Revision as of 17:07, 20 August 2013

John Wozniak
JohnWozniak.jpg
Pennsylvania State Senate District 35
Incumbent
In office
1997-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2016
Years in position 17
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
1981-1996
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Pittsburgh-Johnstown, 1978
Personal
BirthdayMarch 21, 1956
Place of birthFort Knox, KY
ReligionOrthodox
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John N. Wozniak (b. March 21, 1956) is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, representing District 35. He was first elected to the chamber in 1996.

Wozinak served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1981 to 1996. Wozniak is considering a run for Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor in 2014.[1]

Biography

Wozniak earned his Bachelor's Degree in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown in 1978.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Transportation, Minority Chair
Appropriations
Finance
Intergovernmental Operations
Center for Rural Pennsylvania, Vice Chair
Legislative Budget and Finance
Local Government Commission

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Pennsylvania lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2014

Wozniak is considering a run for Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor in 2014.[1]

2012

See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2012

Wozniak ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania Senate District 35. Wozniak ran unchallenged in the Democratic primary on April 24 and defeated Timothy Houser (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

Pennsylvania State Senate, District 35, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Wozniak Incumbent 51% 46,637
     Republican Timothy Houser 49% 44,844
Total Votes 91,481

2008

See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Wozniak was re-elected to District 35 of the Pennsylvania State Senate. Wozniak defeated Joseph Veranese (R) in the general election.[4]

Wozniak raised $61,091 for this campaign.[5]

Pennsylvania State Senate District 35
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png WOZNIAK, JOHN N. (D) 65,281
VERANESE, JOSEPH W. (R) 33,959

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2008

Wozniak raised $61,091 during the 2008 election cycle.

His top contributors are listed below.[6]

Donor Amount
Pennsylvania Association for Justice $4,000
Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists $3,000
Jay Costa for State Senate $2,500
Pennsylvania State Education Association $2,400
Altria $2,000
Pennsylvania Building and Construction Trades Council $1,800
Pennsylvania Bankers Association $1,600
Mancke, Wagner, Spreha & McQuillan $1,600
Comcast $1,500
S.R. Wojdak & Associates $1,300

Personal

Wozniak is married to his wife, Vanessa. They have two children and reside in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

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