John Yudichak

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John Yudichak
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Pennsylvania State Senate District 14
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
November 30, 2014
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
1998-2010
Education
Bachelor'sThe Pennsylvania State University, 1993
Master'sThe Pennsylvania State University, 2004
Personal
BirthdayMay 1, 1970
Place of birthWilkes-Barre, PA
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John Yudichak (b. May 1, 1970) is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, representing District 14. In 1999, Yudichak joined the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He served in that position until 2010, representing the 119th District. He was elected to the senate in November of 2010 with his term expiring in 2014.

Yudichak earned his BA in English from Pennsylvania State University in 1993. He went on to receive his MA in American Studies from Pennsylvania State University in 2004.

Yudichak worked as Legislative Aide to Congressman Paul Kanjorski in 1994. He then worked as Director of Development at Osterhout Free Library from 1995 to 1998.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Environmental Resources & Energy, Minority Chair
Aging & Youth
Appropriations
Local Government
State Government
Joint Conservation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2010

Yudichak did not seek re-election in 2010 but won election to the District 14 state senate seat. He defeated Tom Leighton in the May 18 Democratic primary and defeated Republican Stephen Urban and Libertarian Betsy Summers in the November 2 general election.[1]

Pennsylvania State Senate District 14
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png John Yudichak (D) 37,466
Stephen Urban (R) 26,212
Betsy Summers (L) 3,748

2008

On November 4, 2008, Yudichak won re-election to the 119th District seat of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 19,438 votes running unopposed.[2]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 119
Candidates Votes Percent


John T. Yudichak (D) Green check mark transparent.png 19,438 100.0%

Campaign donors

2010

Yudichak raised $513,205 during the 2010 election cycle.

His top contributors are listed below.[3]

Donor Amount
Cmte to Reelect Mike Stack $46,000
Citizens for Hughes $32,000
Williams for Senate $20,500
Jay Costa for State Senate $20,000
Hassey, Raymond $18,000

Personal

Yudichak and his wife, Heather, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Raphael Musto (D)
Pennsylvania State Senate District 14
2010–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Pennsylvania House Of Representatives District 119
1999–2010
Succeeded by
Gerald Mullery