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{{tnr}}'''Randy Vulakovich''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Pennsylvania State Senate]], representing District 40. He previously served in the [[Pennsylvania House of Representatives]], representing District 30, from 2007 to 2012.<ref>[http://www.ydr.com/state/ci_21428489/vulakovich-sworn-state-senator-replace-orie ''The York Daily Record,'' "Vulakovich sworn in as state senator to replace Orie," August 29, 2012]</ref>
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{{tnr}}'''Randy Vulakovich''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Pennsylvania State Senate]], representing District 40. He was first elected to the chamber after winning a [[State legislative special elections, 2012#August 7, 2012|special election]] on August 7, 2012.<ref>[http://www.ydr.com/state/ci_21428489/vulakovich-sworn-state-senator-replace-orie ''The York Daily Record,'' "Vulakovich sworn in as state senator to replace Orie," August 29, 2012]</ref>
  
On August 7, 2012, Vulakovich won a special election to [[State legislative special elections, 2012#August 7, 2012|state Senate District 40]] and resigned his House seat after he was sworn in.<ref>[http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/neighborhoods-north/vulakovich-defeats-brown-for-ories-seat-647988/ ''Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,'' "Vulakovich defeats Brown for Orie's seat," August 7, 2012]</ref>
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Vulakovich served in the [[Pennsylvania House of Representatives]], representing District 30 from 2007 to 2012.
  
Vulakovich attended Duquesne University.  He then graduated from Allegheny County Police Academy.   
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==Biography==
 
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Vulakovich attended Duquesne University and graduated from the Allegheny County Police Academy.  His professional experience includes working as an Officer/Sergeant for the Shaler Township Police Department.   
Vulakovich has worked as an Officer/Sergeant for the Shaler Township Police Department.   
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:: ''See also: [[Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
 
Vulakovich ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012|Pennsylvania House]] District 30. Vulakovich ran unchallenged in the Republican primary on April 24. However, Vulakovich had to be replaced when he won a special election to the state Senate on August 7, 2012.
 
<ref>[http://www.electionreturns.state.pa.us/ElectionsInformation.aspx?FunctionID=12&ElectionID=45 ''Pennsylvania Department of State,'' Official Primary Results]</ref><ref>[http://www.dos.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/department_of_state/12405 Pennsylvania Department of State, "2012 Primary Candidate List In Ballot Order," March 26, 2012]</ref>
 
  
 
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Vulakovich won a special election for [[Pennsylvania State Senate]] District 40, defeating [[Sharon Brown]] (D) and [[Don Bindas]] (I) in the special election on August 7, 2012. The seat was vacant following [[Jane Orie]]'s resignation after her conviction on 14 criminal counts.<ref>[http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/state/verdict-triggers-40th-district-special-election-628151/?p=0 ''Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,'' "Verdict triggers 40th District special election," March 27, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/news/politics-local/special-election-set-aug-7-to-replace-orie-in-state-senate-637537/ ''Pittsburgh Post Gazette,'' "Special election set Aug. 7 to replace Orie in state Senate," May 25, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.politicspa.com/gop-picks-vulakovich-over-hart-for-orie-seat-special/36820/ ''PoliticsPA,'' "GOP Picks Vulakovich Over Hart for Orie Seat Special," accessed June 17, 2012]</ref>
 
Vulakovich won a special election for [[Pennsylvania State Senate]] District 40, defeating [[Sharon Brown]] (D) and [[Don Bindas]] (I) in the special election on August 7, 2012. The seat was vacant following [[Jane Orie]]'s resignation after her conviction on 14 criminal counts.<ref>[http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/state/verdict-triggers-40th-district-special-election-628151/?p=0 ''Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,'' "Verdict triggers 40th District special election," March 27, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/news/politics-local/special-election-set-aug-7-to-replace-orie-in-state-senate-637537/ ''Pittsburgh Post Gazette,'' "Special election set Aug. 7 to replace Orie in state Senate," May 25, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.politicspa.com/gop-picks-vulakovich-over-hart-for-orie-seat-special/36820/ ''PoliticsPA,'' "GOP Picks Vulakovich Over Hart for Orie Seat Special," accessed June 17, 2012]</ref>
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Vulakovich ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012|Pennsylvania House]] District 30. Vulakovich ran unchallenged in the Republican primary on April 24. However, Vulakovich had to be replaced when he won a special election to the state Senate on August 7, 2012.
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<ref>[http://www.electionreturns.state.pa.us/ElectionsInformation.aspx?FunctionID=12&ElectionID=45 ''Pennsylvania Department of State,'' Official Primary Results]</ref><ref>[http://www.dos.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/department_of_state/12405 Pennsylvania Department of State, "2012 Primary Candidate List In Ballot Order," March 26, 2012]</ref>
  
 
===2010===
 
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:: ''See also: [[Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
Vulakovich won re-election to the 30th District Seat in 2010.  He had no primary opposition and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.electionreturns.state.pa.us/ElectionsInformation.aspx?FunctionID=13&ElectionID=39&OfficeID=13#30 2010 general election results from the Pennsylvania Secretary of State's office]</ref>
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Vulakovich won re-election to District 30 of the [[Pennsylvania House of Representatives]] in 2010.  He had no primary opposition and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.electionreturns.state.pa.us/ElectionsInformation.aspx?FunctionID=13&ElectionID=39&OfficeID=13#30 2010 general election results from the Pennsylvania Secretary of State's office]</ref>
  
 
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On November 4, 2008, Vulakovich won re-election to the 30th District seat of the [[Pennsylvania House of Representatives]], receiving 28,942 votes running unopposed.<ref>[http://www.electionreturns.state.pa.us/ElectionsInformation.aspx?FunctionID=13&ElectionID=28&OfficeID=13 Official 2008 state house election results from the Pennsylvania Department of State]</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Vulakovich won re-election to District 30 of the [[Pennsylvania House of Representatives]]. Vulakovich ran unopposed in the Republican primary and the general election.<ref>[http://www.electionreturns.state.pa.us/ElectionsInformation.aspx?FunctionID=13&ElectionID=28&OfficeID=13 Official 2008 state house election results from the Pennsylvania Department of State]</ref>
  
 
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Vulakovich raised  $1,910 during the 2010 election cycle.
 
Vulakovich raised  $1,910 during the 2010 election cycle.
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*[http://repvulakovich.com/ Randy Vulakovich's personal website]
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*[http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/home/member_information/Senate_bio.cfm?id=1090 Pennsylvania State Senate - Sen. Randy Vulakovich]  
*[http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/home/member_information/house_bio.cfm?id=1090 Pennsylvania House of Representatives - Rep. Randy Vulakovich]  
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=60138 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=60138 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=60138 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=60138 Biography from Project Vote Smart]

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Randy Vulakovich
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Pennsylvania State Senate District 40
Incumbent
In office
August 29, 2012 - Present
Term ends
November, 30 2012
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary79,613/year
Elections and appointments
First electedAugust 7, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
2007 – August 2012
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Randy Vulakovich is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, representing District 40. He was first elected to the chamber after winning a special election on August 7, 2012.[1]

Vulakovich served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 30 from 2007 to 2012.

Biography

Vulakovich attended Duquesne University and graduated from the Allegheny County Police Academy. His professional experience includes working as an Officer/Sergeant for the Shaler Township Police Department.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Communications & Technology, Chair
Aging & Youth
Appropriations
Community, Economic & Recreational Development
Judiciary
Transportation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Vulakovich served on the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

Special election

See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

Vulakovich won a special election for Pennsylvania State Senate District 40, defeating Sharon Brown (D) and Don Bindas (I) in the special election on August 7, 2012. The seat was vacant following Jane Orie's resignation after her conviction on 14 criminal counts.[2][3][4]

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Vulakovich ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 30. Vulakovich ran unchallenged in the Republican primary on April 24. However, Vulakovich had to be replaced when he won a special election to the state Senate on August 7, 2012. [5][6]

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Vulakovich won re-election to District 30 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2010. He had no primary opposition and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[7]

Pennsylvania State House, District 30
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Randy Vulakovich (R) 22,070 100.0%

2008

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Vulakovich won re-election to District 30 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Vulakovich ran unopposed in the Republican primary and the general election.[8]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 30
Candidates Votes Percent
Randy Vulakovich (R) Green check mark transparent.png 28,942 100.0%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

Vulakovich raised $1,910 during the 2010 election cycle.

His top contributors are listed below.[9]

Donor Amount
Pennsylvania State Troopers Association $500
Tw Philips Pac $500
Pennsylvania Bar Association $500
Pennsylvania Bankers Association $250
Vulakovich, Randy $160

Personal

Vulakovich and his wife, Bobbie, have two children.

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August 2012–present
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