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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 2015
Filing Deadline (Third Parties & Independents): August 2016
Primary: May 2016

This page was last updated on July 30, 2015


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

Next Gubernatorial Election in 2018:

GOVERNOR:
Tom Wolf (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Casey - Knoll - Kohn - 1996

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Mike Stack (D)* - (Campaign Site)


The Following Constitutional Officer Elections are in 2016:

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Kathleen Kane (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Josh Shapiro (D) - Montgomery County Commissioner, Ex-State Rep., Attorney & Ex-Congressional Aide

R. Budd Dwyer

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

STATE TREASURER:
[ Tim Reese (Independent)* - Not a candidate in 2016. ]
Michael Lamb (D) - Pittsburgh Controller, Attorney & Ex-Political Consultant

Joe Torsella (D) - Ex-US Ambassador, Ex-Philadelphia Deputy Mayor & '04 US Rep. Candidate

John Weinstein (D) - Allegheny County Treasurer


Sesler - Shapp - Kline

PENNSYLVANIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

STATE HOUSE - ( Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus )

STATE SENATE - ( Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus )


U.S. SENATOR:

Pat Toomey (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Everett Stern (R) - Security Intelligence Consultant
Katie McGinty (D) - Ex-State Environmental Protection Secretary, Businesswoman & '14 Gov. Candidate
Joe Sestak (D) - Ex-Congressman, Retired Navy Admiral & '10 Nominee
Joe Vodvarka (D) - Spring Manufacturer & '10/'12 Candidate

Sen Hugh Scott

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


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Bob Brady (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Bryan Leib (D) - Businessman & Democratic Activist

District 2:
Chaka Fattah (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Darrell Clarke (D) - Philadelphia City Council President
Vincent Hughes (D) - State Sen.
Michael Nutter (D) - Philadelphia Mayor
Seth Williams (D) - District Attorney

District 3:
Mike Kelly (R)*- (Campaign Site)

Congressman Robert Nix

District 4:
Scott Perry (R)*- (Campaign Site)

District 5:
Glenn "GT" Thompson (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Kerith Strano Taylor (D) - Brookville School Board President, Attorney & '14 Nominee

District 6:
Ryan Costello (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Joe Denham (D) - West Whiteland Township Supervisor, Physician & Attorney
Mike Parrish (D) - Businessman & Iraq War Veteran

Mike "Ozzie" Myers

District 7:
Pat Meehan (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Mary Ellen Balchunis (D) - College Professor, Ex-Philadelphia Mayoral Aide & '14 Nominee
Lindy Li (D) - Recent College Graduate

District 8:
[ Mike Fitzpatrick (R) - Retiring in 2016. ]
Jim Cawley (R) - Ex-Lt. Governor, Ex-Bucks County Commissioner & Attorney
Frank Farry (R) - State Rep., Attorney & Volunteer Firefighter
Rob Loughery (R) - Bucks County Commissioner

Tom Manion (R) - Businessman, Retired USMC Officer & '08 Nominee

Chuck McIlhinney (R) - State Sen. & Ex-Doylestown Borough Councilman

Scott Petri (R) - State Rep. & Attorney
Andy Warren (R) - Ex-Bucks County Commissioner, Ex-Teacher & 08 Democratic Candidate
Shaughnessy Naughton (D) - Publishing Company Owner, Chemist & '14 Candidate
Steve Santarsiero (D) - State Rep., Attorney & Teacher

District 9:
Bill Shuster (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Art Halverson (R) - Businessman, Retired Coast Guard Captain & '14 Candidate

James Michener

District 10:
Tom Marino (R)*- (Campaign Site)

District 11:
Lou Barletta (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Michael Marsicano (D) - Ex-Hazleton Mayor & Businessman

District 12:
Keith Rothfus (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Steve Larchuk (D) - Attorney, Businessman & '04 Candidate
Erin McClelland (D) - Psychologist & '14 Nominee

Dick Schulze

District 13:
Brendan Boyle (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 14:
Mike Doyle (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 15:
Charlie Dent (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Archie Follweiler (D) - Property Manager

Socialist Equality Party - 1996

District 16:
Joe Pitts (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Christina Hartman (D) - Consultant & Ex-Non-Profit Group Executive

District 17:
Matt Cartwright (D)* - (Campaign Site)

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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