William Adolph, Jr.

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William Adolph, Jr.
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Pennsylvania State House District 165
Incumbent
In office
1989 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 25
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1988
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sChristian Brothers University, 1971
Personal
Birthday10/23/1949
Place of birthPhiladelphia, PA
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
William Adolph, Jr. (b. October 23, 1949) is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 165.

Adolph earned his BA from Christian Brothers University in 1971. He has worked as Partner/Accountant for a Public Accounting Firm since then. He has also worked as an Enrolled Agent for the United States Department of Treasury.

Adolph served on the Springfield Board of Commissioners from 1980 to 1989. He served as President of that board from 1982 to 1989. In 1989, he joined the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He has served in that position since, representing the 165th District.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations, Chair
Committees
Rules

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

At the beginning of the the 2009-2010 legislative session, Adolph served on the following committees. (Adolph joined the Appropriations Committee as chairman following the April 2010 resignation of Mario Civera, Jr.)

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Adolph ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 165. Adolph ran unopposed in the primary on April 24, 2012, and defeated Jeremy Fearn in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [1][2]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 165, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Adolph, Jr. Incumbent 63.2% 19,678
     Democratic Jeremy Fearn 36.8% 11,443
Total Votes 31,121

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Adolph ran for re-election to the 165th District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition and was also unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Pennsylvania State House, District 165
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png William Adolph, Jr. (R) 17,202 100.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Adolph won re-election to the 165th District seat of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 20,299 votes, defeating Democrat Tom Quinn (12,513).[4]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 165
Candidates Votes Percent
William F. Adolph, Jr. (R) Green check mark transparent.png 20,299 61.9%
Tom Quinn (D) 12,513 38.1%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Adolph received $387,820 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to William Adolph, Jr.'s campaign in 2010
Gureghlan, Vahan$32,000
Mccullough Consulting$31,500
Stevens And Lee$25,000
Springfield Republican Party$25,000
Comcast$10,350
Total Raised in 2010 $387,820

Personal

Adolph and his wife, Deborah L., have three children.

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