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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): February 16, 2015
Filing Deadline (Third Parties & Independents): August 1, 2016
Primary: April 26, 2016

This page was last updated on July 24, 2016


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

Next Gubernatorial Election in 2018:

GOVERNOR:
Tom Wolf (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Scott Wagner (R) - State Sen. & Businessman

Casey - Knoll - Kohn - 1996

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


The Following Constitutional Officer Elections are in 2016:

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
[ Kathleen Kane (D)* - Not Seeking Re-Election in 2016. ]
Josh Shapiro (D) - Montgomery County Commissioner, Ex-State Rep., Attorney & Ex-Congressional Aide
John Rafferty (R) - State Sen., Ex-Methacton School Board Member & Attorney

R. Budd Dwyer

STATE AUDITOR GENERAL:
Eugene DePasquale (D)* - (Campaign Site)
John Brown (R) - Northampton County Executive & Ex-Bangor Mayor

STATE TREASURER:
[ Tim Reese (Independent)* - Not a candidate in 2016. ]
Joe Torsella (D) - Ex-US Ambassador, Ex-Philadelphia Deputy Mayor & '04 US Rep. Candidate
Otto Voit (R) - Businessman, Muhlenberg School District Board Member & Gulf War Veteran


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)
Katie McGinty (D) - Ex-State Environmental Protection Secretary, Businesswoman & '14 Gov. Candidate
Brandon Hudock (Independent) - Horticulturalist & Landscaper
Andy Ostrowski (Independent) - Attorney & '14 US Rep. Democratic Nominee
Everett Stern (Independent) - Security Intelligence Consultant & Ex-Republican

Sen Hugh Scott

Bob Casey Jr. (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2018.
Brian Kelly (D) - Retired College Professor, Computer Engineer & '16 US Rep. Candidate


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Bob Brady (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Deborah Williams (R) - Minister, GOP Activist, '03 Philadelphia City Council Candidate & '04 Nominee
Nick Gibson (Independent)

District 2:
[ Chaka Fattah (D)* - Resigned on June 23, 2016. ]
Dwight Evans (D) - State Rep., Ex-Teacher, '94 Gov. Candidate & '99/'07 Philadelphia Mayor Candidate
James Jones (R) - HR Consulting Firm Owner, Navy Veteran & '10 Candidate
Milton Street (Independent) - Ex-State Sen., Ex-State Rep., Consultant, Felon & Frequent Candidate

District 2 - Special Election - November 8, 2016:
[ Chaka Fattah (D)* - Resigned on June 23, 2016. ]
Dwight Evans (D) - State Rep., Ex-Teacher, '94 Gov. Candidate & '99/'07 Philadelphia Mayor Candidate
James Jones (R) - HR Consulting Firm Owner, Navy Veteran & '10 Candidate

District 3:
Mike Kelly (R)*- (Campaign Site)
Zac Nickerson (Independent) - Libertarian Activist

Congressman Robert Nix

District 4:
Scott Perry (R)*- (Campaign Site)
Josh Burkholder (D) - Graphic Artist & Ex-Photojournalist

District 5:
Glenn "GT" Thompson (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Kerith Strano Taylor (D) - Brookville School Board President, Attorney & '14 Nominee
Julian Subick (Independent) - Recent College Graduate & Farming Sustainability Advocate

District 6:
Ryan Costello (R)* - (Campaign Site)
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

District 8:
[ Mike Fitzpatrick (R) - Retiring in 2016. ]
Brian Fitzpatrick (R) - Retired FBI Agent & Brother of Cong. Mike Fitzpatrick
Steve Santarsiero (D) - State Rep., Attorney & Teacher
Steve Scheetz (Libertarian) - Ex-State Party Chair & Auto Worker
Eli Sadoff (Socialist) - College Student

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

James Michener

District 10:
Tom Marino (R)*- (Campaign Site)
Mike Molesevich (D) - Ex-Lewisburg Mayor, Environmental Consultant & College Professor
Jerry Kairnes (Independent) - Building Materials Salesman

District 11:
Lou Barletta (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Michael Marsicano (D) - Ex-Hazleton Mayor & Businessman
Lou Jasikoff (Independent) - Newspaper Publisher, Ex-State Libertarian Party Chair & '06 Candidate

District 12:
Keith Rothfus (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Erin McClelland (D) - Psychologist & '14 Nominee

Dick Schulze

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

District 14:
Mike Doyle (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Lenny McAllister (R) - Conservative Activist & Frequent Candidate

District 15:
Charlie Dent (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Rick Daugherty (D) - Social Services Executive, Ex-Congressional Aide, Democratic Activist & '12 Nominee

Socialist Equality Party - 1996

District 16:
[ Joe Pitts (R)* - Retiring in 2016. ]
Lloyd Smucker (R) - State Sen., Ex- West Lampeter Township Supervisor & Building Contractor
Christina Hartman (D) - Consultant & Ex-Non-Profit Group Executive
Ed Haggerty (Independent) - Computer Consultant & Retired Navy NCO

District 17:
Matt Cartwright (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Matt Connolly (R) - Car Racing Team Owner, '14 Candidate & '10 State Sen. Nominee

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


Gov Dick Thornburgh - 1982

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

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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