Larry Farnese

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 11:54, 16 May 2014 by JaclynB (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
Larry M. Farnese, Jr.
Pennsylvania State Senate District 1
In office
Term ends
December 1, 2016
Years in position 5
Base salary$84,012/year
Per diem$157/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sVillanova University
J.D.Temple University, 1994
Office website
Larry M. Farnese, Jr. (b. 1969) is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, representing District 1. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.


Farnesse earned his bachelor's degree in Political Science from Villanova and his J.D. from Beasley School of Law, Temple University in 1994. His professional experience includes working as a practicing attorney for Buchanan, Ingersoll, and Rooney when the legislature is not in session.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Communications & Technology, Minority Chair
Banking & Insurance


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


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



See also: Pennsylvania Lieutenant Gubernatorial election, 2014

Farnese considered a bid for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania in 2014 but did not run.[2]


See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2012

Farnese ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania Senate District 1. Farnese ran unchallenged in the Democratic primary on April 24 and defeated Alfonso Gambone (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012. [3][4]

Pennsylvania State Senate, District 1, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Farnese Incumbent 82.4% 95,612
     Republican Alfonso Gambone 17.6% 20,421
Total Votes 116,033


See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Farnese was elected to Pennsylvania State Senate District 1.[5] Farnese raised $1,041,793 for this campaign.[6]

Pennsylvania State Senate District 1
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png FARNESE, LAWRENCE M. JR. (D) 95,727
MORLEY, JACK (R) 22,698

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Larry Farnese is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Larry Farnese raised a total of $1,837,879 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 6, 2013.[7]

Larry Farnese's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Pennsylvania State Senate, District 1 Won $407,775
2010 Pennsylvania State Senate, District 1 Not up for election $296,090
2008 Pennsylvania State Senate, District 1 Won $1,041,793
2006 Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 182 Defeated $92,221
Grand Total Raised $1,837,879


Larry Farnese won re-election to the Pennsylvania State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Larry Farnese raised a total of $407,775.
Pennsylvania State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Larry Farnese's campaign in 2012
Pennsylvania Association for Justice$19,500
Citizens for Hughes$11,500
Laborers District Council of the Metropolitan Area of Philadelphia & Vicinity$11,000
Pennsylvania State Education Association$10,000
Neighbors United to Elect Frank Dicicco$10,000
Total Raised in 2012$407,775
Source:Follow the Money


Farnesse resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[1]

Recent news

Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Larry + Farnese + Pennsylvania + Senate'"

All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.

Larry Farnese News Feed

  • Loading...

See also

External links

Suggest a link


Political offices
Preceded by
Pennsylvania State Senate District 1
Succeeded by