Sandra Major

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Sandra Major
Pennsylvania state legislator Sandra Major (2003).jpg
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 111th district
Assumed office
January 3, 1995[1]
Preceded by Kenneth E. Lee
Personal details
Born (1954-09-04) September 4, 1954 (age 62)[2]
Seaford, Delaware
Political party Republican
Residence Montrose, Pennsylvania
Alma mater Keystone Junior College
University of Scranton

Sandra J. Major (born September 4, 1954) is a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from the 111th District and was first elected in 1995. Prior to her election to the House, she was Susquehanna County Treasurer and district assistant to former Representative Carmel Sirianni.[3]


Major was elected to the leadership position of Republican Caucus Chairwoman for the 2007-08 legislative session.


Major is a graduate of Mountain View High School and Keystone Junior College. She also attended the University of Scranton. She is a member of several organizations, including the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency[3]

In 2002, She was named to the PoliticsPA list of Best Dressed Legislators.[4]

Electoral history[edit]

Results 2000–2010 [5]
Year Republican Votes Pct Democrat Votes Pct 3rd Party Party Votes Pct
2000 Sandra Major 19,614 77% Angelo Sabbatini 5,713 23%
2002 Sandra Major 15,191 100% No Candidate
2004 Sandra Major 21,619 90% No Candidate Jay Sweeney Green 2,379 10%
2006 Sandra Major 16,013 83% No Candidate Jay Sweeney Green 3,381 17%
2008 Sandra Major 21,430 87% No Candidate Jay Sweeney Green 3,201 13%
2010 Sandra Major 14,358 75% Jim Knapp 4,027 19% Jay Sweeney Green 1,103 6%
2012 Sandra Major 17,750 71% Jeffrey Dahlander 7,243 29%


  1. ^ "SESSION OF 1995 - 179TH OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY - No. 1" (PDF). Legislative Journal. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. 1995-01-03. 
  2. ^ "Representative Sandra J. Major (PA)". Project Vote Smart. 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-12. 
  3. ^ a b "Representative Major's profile". Retrieved 2008-09-11. 
  4. ^ "Sy Snyder's Best Dressed Legislators". PoliticsPA. The Publius Group. 2002. Archived from the original on 2002-08-03. 
  5. ^ "Election Results". Pennsylvania Department of State. 

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