William Adolph, Jr.
|William Adolph, Jr.|
|Pennsylvania State House District 165|
|1989 - Present|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||26|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Christian Brothers University, 1971|
|Date of birth||10/23/1949|
|Place of birth||Philadelphia, PA|
Adolph served on the Springfield Board of Commissioners from 1980 to 1989. He served as President of that board from 1982 to 1989.
Adolph earned his B.A. from Christian Brothers University in 1971. His professional experience includes working as a Partner/Accountant for a Public Accounting Firm and as an enrolled agent for the United States Department of Treasury.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Adolph served on the following committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Appropriations, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Adolph served on these committees:
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Appropriations, Chair|
At the beginning of 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.)
|Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Consumer Affairs|
|• Professional Licensure, Chair|
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. 
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 165, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||William Adolph, Jr. Incumbent||63.2%||19,678|
Adolph ran for re-election to District 165 in 2010. He had no primary opposition and was also unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.
|Pennsylvania State House, District 165|
|William Adolph, Jr. (R)||17,202||100.0%|
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 165|
|William F. Adolph, Jr. (R)||20,299||61.9%|
|Tom Quinn (D)||12,513||38.1%|
Comprehensive donor information for William Adolph is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, William Adolph raised a total of $1,934,238 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.
|William Adolph's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 165||$463,492|
|2010||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 165||$388,420|
|2008||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 165||$302,045|
|2006||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 165||$189,571|
|2004||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 165||$226,744|
|2002||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 165||$98,150|
|2000||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 165||$176,025|
|1998||Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 165||$89,791|
|Grand Total Raised||$1,934,238|
2012William Adolph won re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, William Adolph raised a total of $463,492.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to William Adolph, Jr.'s campaign in 2012|
|Responsible Citizens Pac||$25,000|
|Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society||$15,000|
|Friends of Dominic Pileggi||$10,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$463,492|
|Source: Follow the Money|
In 2010, Adolph received $388,420 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to William Adolph, Jr.'s campaign in 2010|
|Stevens And Lee||$25,000|
|Springfield Republican Party||$25,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$388,420|
Adolph and his wife, Deborah L., have three children.
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- Pennsylvania House of Representatives - Rep. Adolph
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 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
- followthemoney.org, "Adolph Jr, William" Accessed September 18, 2013
- Follow the Money - 2010 donations
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