Timothy Solobay

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Timothy Solobay
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Pennsylvania State Senate District 46
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
November 30, 2014
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
1998-2010
Education
Bachelor'sCalifornia University of Pennsylvania, 1984
Personal
BirthdayMarch 20, 1956
Place of birthCanonsburg, PA
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Timothy Solobay is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, representing District 46. Solobay joined the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1999. He served in that position until 2010, representing the 48th District. Solobay was elected to the senate in 2010 with his term expiring in 2014.

On March 2, 2010, Solobay announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination to replace state Sen. Barry Stout.[1]

Solobay earned his RT from Washington Hospital School of Radiology Technology in 1976. He went on to receive his BS from California Coastal University in 1985.

Solobay was a Radiographer at Washington Hospital from 1976 to 1990. He also worked as Pennsylvania State Constable for Canonsburg from 1982 to 1998. From 1990 to 1998, he was CAT/MRI Department Supervisor at Washington Hospital. He currently works as an Emergency Medical Technician.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness, Minority Chair
Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Appropriations
Consumer Protection & Professional Licensure
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Solobay did not seek re-election in 2010 but instead won election to the 46th District state senate seat. Solobay was unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary and defeated Republican Kris Vanderman in the November 2 general election.[2]

Pennsylvania State Senate District 46
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Timothy Solobay (D) 40,560
Kris Vanderman (R) 35,528

2008

On November 4, 2008, Solobay won re-election to the 48th District seat of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 23,725 votes running unopposed.[3]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 48
Candidates Votes Percent
Timothy Joseph Solobay Green check mark transparent.png 23,725 100.0%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Solobay raised a total of $428,554 in campaign funds.[4] His top contributors were:

Donor Amount
Democratic Senate Campaign Cmte $50,000
Rendell 95 $35,000
Cmte to Re-elect Mike Stack $35,000
Citizens for Hughes $16,750

Personal

Solobay and his wife, Karen, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Barry Stout (D)
Pennsylvania State Senate District 46
1977–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Pennsylvania House Of Representatives District 48
1999–present
Succeeded by
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