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Markosek earned his B.A. in History from the University of Notre Dame in 1972 and his M.B.A. from Duquesne University. His professional experience includes working as a Clerk for the Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad in 1974 and as a Buyer for the Westinghouse Electric Corporation from 1974 to 1982.
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Markosek earned his B.A. in History from the University of Notre Dame in 1972 and his M.B.A. from Duquesne University. His professional experience includes working as a clerk for the Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad in 1974 and as a buyer for the Westinghouse Electric Corporation from 1974 to 1982.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==

Revision as of 15:59, 11 September 2013

Joseph Markosek
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Pennsylvania State House District 25
Incumbent
In office
1983 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 31
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1982
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Notre Dame
Master'sDuquesne University
Personal
Birthday01/27/1950
Place of birthPittsburgh, PA
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
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Joseph F. Markosek (b. January 27, 1950) is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 25. He was first elected to the chamber in 1982.

Biography

Markosek earned his B.A. in History from the University of Notre Dame in 1972 and his M.B.A. from Duquesne University. His professional experience includes working as a clerk for the Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad in 1974 and as a buyer for the Westinghouse Electric Corporation from 1974 to 1982.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations, Democratic Chair
Rules

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Markosek ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 25. Markosek ran unchallenged in the Democratic primary on April 24 and defeated Mike Doyle (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [1][2]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 25, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Markosek Incumbent 54.7% 16,297
     Republican Mike Doyle 45.3% 13,470
Total Votes 29,767

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Markosek won re-election to District 25 in 2010. He had no primary opposition and defeated Republican Mike Doyle in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Pennsylvania State House, District 25
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Markosek (D) 11,776 53.7%
Mike Doyle (R) 10,153 46.3%

2008

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Markosek won re-election to District 25 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, receiving 28,916 votes while running unopposed.[4]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 25
Candidates Votes Percent
Joseph F. Markosek (D/R) Green check mark transparent.png 28,916 100.0%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

Markosek raised $291,307 during the 2010 election cycle.

His top contributors are listed below.[5]

Donor Amount
Pennsylvania Democratic Party $40,161
Operating Engineers Local 66 $9,000
Pennsylvania Education Association $7,750
Transportation Construction Industries $7,500
Western Pennsylvania Laborers $5,000

Personal

Markosek is divorced and has one child.

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1983–present
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