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Mark Gillen
Pennsylvania State House District 128
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 4
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sBob Jones University, 1987
Master'sKutztown University, 2008
ProfessionEducational Director
Office website
Mark Gillen has been a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives since 2011, representing District 128. He was first elected in 2010, with his term expiring in 2012.

He has worked as a field representative for Wilds of the Rockies Camp in Colorado and as a correctional officer. Most recently, he was the educational director for the Salt and Light Foundation. He has also served as a Berks County jury commissioner and on the Mohnton Borough Council.

Gillen got his bachelor's degree from Bob Jones University and his master's in Education from Kutztown University.

Committee assignments


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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Aging & Older Adult Services
Labor & Industry
Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness, Secretary


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



See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gillen ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 128. Gillen ran unopposed in the primary on April 24, 2012, and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [1][2]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 128, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Gillen Incumbent 100% 24,640
Total Votes 24,640


See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Gillen won election to the 128th District seat in 2010. He defeated Jeff Horrocks in the May 18 Republican primary and defeated Democrat Bryan Boughter in the November 2 general election.[3]

Pennsylvania State House, District 128
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Gillen (R) 15,227 65.0%
Mark Gillen (D) 8,188 35.0%

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Gillen raised a total of $61,596 in campaign funds.[4] His top contributors were:

Donor Amount
Cone, Edward H $20,000
Cone, Robert L $20,000
Pennsylvania Business Council $2,500
Mascaro, Pasqual N $2,500


Gillen and his wife Kim live in Mohnton with their four daughters, Hanna, Glory, Grace, and Liberty.[5]

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Samuel Rohrer (R)
Pennsylvania House of Representatives 128
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