Steve Samuelson

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Steve Samuelson
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Pennsylvania State House District 135
Incumbent
In office
1999 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 15
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sLehigh University, 1986
Personal
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Steve Samuelson is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 135.

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.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Aging & Older Adult Services, Democratic Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

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. [1][2]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 135, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Samuelson Incumbent 69.9% 18,293
     Republican Kenneth Barreto 30.1% 7,891
Total Votes 26,184

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

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.[3]

Pennsylvania State House, District 135
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Samuelson (D) 12,989 100.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Samuelson won re-election to the 135th District seat of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 21,130 votes running unopposed.[4]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 135
Candidates Votes Percent
Steve Samuelson (D) Green check mark transparent.png 21,130 100.0%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Samuelson received $2,207 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]


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

Personal

Samuelson and his wife, Tracy, have one child.

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Pennsylvania House Of Representatives District 135
1999–present
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