|Pennsylvania State House District 135|
|1999 - Present|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||16|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Lehigh University, 1986|
Samuelson earned his BA in Government from Lehigh University in 1986. His professional experience includes his work as Legislative Assistant for Pennsylvania Representatives Paul McHale and Karen Ritter. He has also worked as a Reporter for Bethlehem Globe-Times. From 1989 to 1998, he was a Clerk for the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners.
In 1999, Samuelson joined the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He has served in that position since, representing the 135th District.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Samuelson served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Aging & Older Adult Services, Democratic Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Samuelson served on these committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Legislative Office for Research Liaison|
|• Aging & Older Adult Services|
|• Children & Youth|
|• Ethics, Chair|
|• State Government|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Samuelson served on these committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Aging & Older Adult Services|
|• Children & Youth, Vice Chair|
|• Local Government|
|• Tourism & Recreational Development|
Samuelson ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 135. Samuelson ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on April 24 and defeated Kenneth Barreto (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. 
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 135, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Steve Samuelson Incumbent||69.9%||18,293|
Samuelson won re-election to the 135th District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.
|Pennsylvania State House, District 135|
|Steve Samuelson (D)||12,989||100.0%|
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 135|
|Steve Samuelson (D)||21,130||100.0%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Samuelson received $2,207 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Steve Samuelson's campaign in 2010|
|Friends Of John Callahan||$1,000|
|Pennsylvania Education Association||$500|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$2,207|
Samuelson and his wife, Tracy, have one child.
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- Pennsylvania House of Representatives - Rep. Steve Samuelson
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- Pennsylvania Department of State, Official Primary Results
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "2012 Primary Candidate List In Ballot Order," March 26, 2012
- 2010 general election results from the Pennsylvania Secretary of State's office
- Official 2008 state house election results from the Pennsylvania Department of State
- Follow the Money - 2010 donations
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