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PENNSYLVANIA

Your complete directory of Pennsylvania candidates for Governor, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

Bill Scranton for Governor - Jim Van Zandt for US Senate - 1962

CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Election Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

Filing Deadline (D/R): March 11, 2014
Filing Deadline (Third Parties & Independents): August 1, 2014
Primary: May 20, 2014

This page was last updated on April 18, 2014


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

Next Gubernatorial Election in 2014:

GOVERNOR:
Tom Corbett (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Bob Guzzardi (R) - Attorney & Conservative Activist
Rob McCord (D) - State Treasurer & Venture Capitalist
Katie McGinty (D) - Ex-State Environmental Protection Secretary, Businesswoman & Attorney
Allyson Schwartz (D) - Congresswoman & Ex-State Sen.
Tom Wolf (D) - Ex-State Revenue Secretary & Businessman
Paul Glover (Green) - Progressive Activist & Community Economic Development Planner
Ken Krawchuk (Libertarian) - Computer Programmer & Frequent Candidate

Casey - Knoll - Kohn - 1996

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Jim Cawley (R)*
Mark Critz (D) - Ex-Congressman & Ex-Congressional Aide
Brad Koplinski (D) - Harrisburg City Commissioner, Attorney & Democratic Activist
Brandon Neuman (D) - State Rep. & Attorney
Jay Paterno (D) - College Asst. Football Coach & Son of Late Penn State Coach Joe Paterno
Mark Smith (D) - Bradford County Commissioner & Industrial Engineer
Mike Stack (D) - State Sen., National Guard Officer & Attorney
Wendy Lynn Lee (Green) - College Professor & Environmental Activist
Henry Haller (Libertarian) - Businessman & Frequent Candidate

The Following Three Constitutional Officer Elections are in 2016:

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Kathleen Kane (D)* - (Campaign Site)

R. Budd Dwyer

STATE AUDITOR GENERAL:
Eugene DePasquale (D)* - (Campaign Site)

STATE TREASURER:
Rob McCord (D)* - (Campaign Site)


Sesler - Shapp - Kline

PENNSYLVANIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

STATE HOUSE - ( Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus )

STATE SENATE - ( Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus )


U.S. SENATOR:

Bob Casey Jr. (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2018.

Sen Hugh Scott

Pat Toomey (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2016.
Kathleen Kane (D) - Attorney General

Joe Sestak (D) - Ex-Congressman, Retired Navy Admiral & '10 Nominee


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Bob Brady (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Megan Rath (R)

District 2:
Chaka Fattah (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Armond James (R) - Teacher

District 3:
Mike Kelly (R)*- (Campaign Site)
Dan LaVallee (D) - Health Care Executive

Congressman Robert Nix

District 4:
Scott Perry (R)*- (Campaign Site)
Linda Thompson (D) - Ex-Harrisburg Mayor & Ex-Harrisburg City Councilwoman

District 5:
Glenn "GT" Thompson (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Thomas Tarantella (D) - Welder & Retired Army Veteran
Kerith Strano Taylor (D) - Brookville School Board President & Attorney

District 6:
[ Jim Gerlach (R)* - Retiring in 2014. ]
Ryan Costello (R) - Chester County Commissioner, Ex-Chester County Recorder of Deeds & Attorney
Manan Trivedi (D) - Iraq War Veteran, Physician & '10/'12 Nominee

Mike "Ozzie" Myers

District 7:
Pat Meehan (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Mary Ellen Balchunis (D) - College Professor & Ex-Philadelphia Mayoral Aide

District 8:
Mike Fitzpatrick (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Shaughnessy Naughton (D) - Publishing Company Owner & Chemist
Kevin Strouse (D) - Iraq/Afghan War Veteran & Ex-CIA Analyst

District 9:
Bill Shuster (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Art Halverson (R) - Businessman & Retired Coast Guard Captain
Travis Schooley (R) - Businessman, Army Veteran & '12 Candidate
Alanna Hartzok (D) - Mental Health Professional, Environmental Activist & '01 Candidate

James Michener

District 10:
Tom Marino (R)*- (Campaign Site)
Scott Brion (D) - Energy Executive
Nick Troiano (Independent) - Political Organizer

District 11:
Lou Barletta (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Andy Ostrowski (D) - Attorney

District 12:
Keith Rothfus (R)* - (Campaign Site)
John Hugya (D) - Retired USMC Colonel & Ex-Congressional Aide
Erin McClelland (D) - Psychologist
Tom Prigg (Green) - Neurobiology Research Scientist, Army Veteran & Occupy Activist

Dick Schulze

District 13:
[ Allyson Schwartz (D)* - Candidate for Governor in 2014. ]
Val Arkoosh (D) - Physician & Health Care Activist
Brendan Boyle (D) - State Rep.
Daylin Leach (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & Attorney
Marjorie Margolies (D) - Ex-Congresswoman, Ex-TV News Reporter & Women's Rights Activist
Dee Adcock (R) - Businessman & '10 Nominee
Bev Plosa-Bowser (R) - Retired USAF Officer & Iraq War Veteran

District 14:
Mike Doyle (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Janis Brooks (D) - Pastor, Youth Program Founder & '12 Candidate

District 15:
Charlie Dent (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Socialist Equality Party - 1996

District 16:
Joe Pitts (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Tom Houghton (D) - Ex-State Rep., Ex-London Grove Town Supervisor & Attorney
Raj Kittappa (D) - Stem Cell Scientist
Robert Nulton (Constitution) - State Party Chair, Businessman & '11 Perry County Commission Candidate

District 17:
Matt Cartwright (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Matt Connolly (R) - Car Racing Team Owner & '10 State Sen. Nominee
Matt Dietz (R) - Charter Pilot
David "Doc" Moylan (R) - Schuylkill County Coroner & Physician

District 18:
Tim Murphy (R)*- (Campaign Site)


Gov Dick Thornburgh - 1982

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Communist Party of Pennsylvania
Constitution Party of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Democratic Party
Green Party of Pennsylvania
Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Republican Party


Sen Joseph Clark - 1968

STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

Secretary of State's Office

VotesPA.com


Tom Ridge & George HW Bush 1992

STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Allentown Morning Call
Allentown Times
Altoona.com
Beaver County Times
Bridgeville Area News Star
Bucks County Courier Times
Carlisle Sentinel
Carnegie Signal Item Star
Centre Daily Times (State College)
Coraopolis Record Star
Cranberry Journal Star
Daily Pennsylvanian (University of Pennsylvania)
Delaware County Daily Times
Easton Express-Times
Erie Times News
Gettysburg Times
GrassrootsPA (Conservative)

Senator Harris Wofford - 1994

Harrisburg Patriot-News
Hazleton Standard-Speaker
The Insider (Politics)
IssuesPA.net
Keystone Politics
KYW AM-1060 (Pittsburgh)
Lancaster Intelligencer-Journal / Lancaster New Era
Lehighton Times News
Lock Haven Express
McKeesport Daily News
Meadville Tribune
Monroeville Times Express Star
Moon Record Star
Murraysville Star
North Journal Star (Pine/Richland)
Norwin Star (Irwin/North Irwin)
Oakmont-Verona Advance Leader Star
Penn Hills Star
PennLive.com
Pennsylvania Cable Network

Frank Rizzo for Mayor

Pennsylvania Report
Philadelphia City Paper (Alternative)
Philadelphia Gay News
Philadelphia Inquirer - Philadelphia Daily News
Philadelphia Jewish Exponent
Philadelphia New Observer (African-American)
Philadelphia Northeast News Gleaner
Philadelphia Tribune (African-American)
Philadelphia Weekly (Alternative)
Pittsburgh City Paper (Alternative)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Plum Advance Leader Star
Pocono Record
PoliticsPA.com
PoliticsPhilly.com
Pottstown Mercury
Reading Eagle
Scranton Times-Tribune
Sweickley Herald Star
Sharon Herald
South Hills Record Star (Brentwood)
Sunbury Daily Item
Uniontown Herald-Standard
West Chester Daily Local News
Wilkes Barre Citizens' Voice
Wilkes Barre Times Leader
Woodland Hills Star (Wilkins Township)
York Daily Record

Ron Klink for Congress

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