Mike Reese

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Mike Reese
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Pennsylvania State House District 59
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sDuquesne University
Master'sSeton Hall University, 2004
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mike Reese is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 59.

Reese earned his BS in Secondary Education from Duquesne University. He went on to receive his MBA from Seton Hall University in 2004.

Reese has worked in the following positions: Assistant Director of Financial Administration for Westmoreland County, Admissions Officer at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, and at Pressley Ridge Schools at Ohiopyle.

Reese has worked as Chief of Staff of Republican Commissioner Phil Light. He joined the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2009 and has served in that position since. He represents the 59th District.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture & Rural Affairs, Vice Chair
Consumer Affairs
Education
Liquor Control
Rules

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Reese ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 59. Reese ran unchallenged in the Republican primary on April 24 and defeated Harriet Ellenberger (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 59, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Reese Incumbent 71.8% 20,377
     Democratic Harriet Ellenberger 28.2% 7,984
Total Votes 28,361

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Reese won re-election to the 59th District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Pennsylvania State House, District 59
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Reese (R) 20,437 100.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Reese won re-election to the 59th District seat of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 17,559 votes, defeating Democrat Michael J. O'Barto (11,616).[4]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 59
Candidates Votes Percent
Mike Reese (R) Green check mark transparent.png 17,559 60.2%
Michael J. O'Barto (D) 11,616 39.8%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Reese received $44,133 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mike Reese's campaign in 2010
Miner, Robert G$2,800
Zeglin, Timothy$1,900
Zeglin, Timothy$1,250
Operating Engineers Local 66$1,200
Friends Of Senator Don White$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $44,133

Personal

Reese and his wife, Angela, have two children.

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