Mary Ellen Balchunis

Mary Ellen Balchunis UKNUnknown

American politician

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Mary Ellen BalchunisUKNUnknown American politician
68
Years of Age
8
Years of Experience
PAResidence (state)

Mary Ellen Balchunis (born June 11, 1954) is an American college professor and former political candidate. She teaches in the Political Science department of La Salle University. She was the Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district in the 2014 and 2016 general elections, losing both times.

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Campaign Funding

20
18
$7,405
Total Raised
$9,146
Total Spent
$669
Cash on Hand
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
Temple University
PhD Political Science
1992
Temple University
MPA Public Administration
1980
University of Pennsylvania
BA Sociology
1979
Past Positions1 - 14 of 14
Delegate
Democratic National Convention
2012
Obama Delegate
Democratic National Convention
2012
Member
Pennsylvania Democratic State Committee
2010
Vice Chair
Delaware County Democrats
2004 - 2010
Delegate
Democratic National Convention
2008
Platform Committee
Democratic National Convention
2004
Vice Chair
Upper Darby Democrats
2002 - 2004
Alternate Delegate
Democratic National Convention
2000
Alternate Delegate
Delaware County Democrats
2000
Clinton Delegate
Democratic National Convention
1992
Clinton Delegate
Democratic National Convention
1996
Professor
Political Science, La Salle University
1991 - Current
Executive Director
The Resource Center for Human Services
1987 - 1991
Assistant to the Mayor
Mayor's Office, City of Philadelphia
1985 - 1987
Other Experience1 - 16 of 16
Board of Directors
Philadelphia League of Women Voters
1992
Board of Directors
Phila. League of Women Voters
1992
Chair
National Campaign for Public Service
1989 - 1990
Faculty Moderator
College Democrats, La Salle University
Member
Board of Directors, United Cerebral Palsy Association
Member
American Political Science Association (APSA)
Member
Board of Directors, League of Women Voters
Member
American Society for Public Administration
Member
The Philadelphia Dance Company (PHILADANCO)
Member
National Board, American Political Science Association (APSA)
Vice Chair
Delaware County Democrats
Volunteer
Dawn’s Place
Member and Secretary of Delaware County Board of Assistance
Appointed by Gov. Rendell
2003
Member
Delaware County Board of Assistance
2003
President
Philadelphia Committee on City Policy
1992 - 1993
Member
Board of Directors, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging