|Pennsylvania State House District 127|
|1977 - Present|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||38|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Frederick College, 1967|
|Master's||Temple University, 1971|
|Date of birth||10/30/1942|
|Place of birth||Reading, PA|
Caltagirone attended Reading Business Institute in 1962. He went on to receive his BA from Frederick College in 1967. He then earned his MA from Temple University in 1971.
Caltagirone worked as a Teacher for the Reading School District from 1967 to 1968. He continued his work for Reading School District as a Social Worker from 1968 to 1969. He then worked as a Community Organizer for Reading Model Cities from 1969 to 1970. Caltagirone also worked in Insurance and Real Estate Sales for John Hancock from 1969 to 1974. From 1974 to 1976, Caltagirone worked as a Production Supervisor for Giorgio Mushrooms.
Caltagirone served as a Democrat Committeeman for the 16th Ward's 5th Precint in 1992, 1994, and 2006. He has served as President of the Third Ward Democrat Club since 1996 as well. In 1977, Caltagirone joined the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He has served in that position since, representing the 127th District.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Caltagirone served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Judiciary, Democratic Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Caltagirone served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Judiciary, Democratic Chair|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Caltagirone served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Gaming Oversight|
|• Judiciary, Chair|
Caltagirone ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 127. Caltagirone ran unopposed in the primary on April 24, 2012, and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. 
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 127, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Thomas Caltagirone Incumbent||100%||14,291|
Caltagirone won re-election to the 127th 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 127|
|Thomas Caltagirone (D)||7,239||100.0%|
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 127|
|Thomas R. Caltagirone (D)||16,557||100.0%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Caltagirone received $125,624 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Thomas Caltagirone's campaign in 2010|
|Pennsylvania Association For Justice||$43,500|
|Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association||$10,000|
|Pennsylvania State Troopers Association||$4,500|
|Electrical Workers Local 743||$3,000|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$125,624|
Caltagirone is divorced and has five children.
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- Pennsylvania House of Representatives - Rep. Thomas Caltagirone
- 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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