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Pennsylvania: 2006 Elections
Edited on Sun Oct-28-07 01:09 PM by dropkickpa


2006 Elections: Governor, US Senator, Other Statewide Offices, US House, State Senate, State House, Ballot initiatives/Referendums

State Politics At-A-Glance

Population (2000 Census): 12,281,054
Electoral Votes: 21

2004 Presidential: Kerry (D) 50.93%, Bush (R) 48.43% {PA Dept. of State}
2000 Presidential: Gore (D) 50.61%, Bush (R) 46.44%, Nader (G) 2.1% {PA Dept. of State}
1996 Presidential: Clinton (D) 49.2%, Dole (R) 40.1%, Perot (I) __% {Center for Politics and Affairs - Franklin and Marshall College}

Governor: Ed Rendell (D) Elected: 2002, 2006 (Next Election: 2010)
Senior US Senator: Arlen Specter (R) Elected: 1980,1986,1992,1998 2004 (Next Election: 2010)
Junior US Senator: Bob Casey, Jr. (D) Elected: 2006 (Next Election: 2012)
US House (19 seats): D-11, R-8
State Senate (50 seats): D-21, R-29 Dem Senators
State House (203 seats): D-102, R-101 Dem Caucus - PAHDCC Campaign Committee

Election Information

PDF - "2006 Important Dates to Remember" - PA Department of State

You may register at 17 if you will turn 18 on or before the next election (primary or general). There is a bill before the state house to make it only general election, enabling 17-year olds to vote in primary elections.

Primary Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election: April 17, 2006
State/Local Primary Date: May 16, 2006

General Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election: October 10,2006
General Election Date (all states): November 07, 2006

State Office in charge of Elections
Pennsylvania Department of State
Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation
210 N. Office Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120
P: (717) 787-5280 /

State Democratic Party
Pennsylvania Democratic Party
510 North Third Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
(717) 238-9381

State Republican Party
Republican Federal Committee of Pennsylvania
301 Market Street, Suite 900
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 234-4901 /

Governor's Race 2006


Ed Rendell (D) Incumbent
Campaign Website:

Lynn Swann (R)
Campaign Website:

US Senate Race 2006

Rick Santorum (R) Incumbent
Campaign Website:

Bob Casey (D)
Campaign Website:

Alan Sandals (D)
Campaign Website:

Chuck Pennachio (D)
Campaign Website:

Lieutenant Governor

Catherine Baker Knoll (D) Incumbent
Campaign Website:

Joe Hoeffel (D)
Campaign Website:

Valerie McDonald Roberts (D)
Campaign Website:

Jim Matthews (R)
Campaign Website:

US House of Representatives Races 2006

US House Districts: 19
Key Races: 5

Candidates, by Congressional District

Robert Brady (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ____
Candidate Name (R), Campaign Website: ____

Chaka Fattah (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Candidate Name (R), Campaign Website: ____

Phil English (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Steven Porter (D), Campaign Website:

Melissa Hart (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Jason Altmire (D), Campaign Website:
Georgia Berner (D), Campaign Website:

John Peterson (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Candidate Name (D), Campaign Website: ____

Jim Gerlach (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Lois Murphy (D), Campaign Website:
Mike Leibowitz (D), Campaign Website:
Dave Baker (Green), Campaign Website:

Curt Weldon (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Joe Sestak (D), Campaign Website:

Mike Fitzpatrick (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Patrick Murphy (D), Campaign Website:
Fred Viskovich (D), Campaign Website:
Andy Warren (D), Campaign Website:

Bill Shuster (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ____
No opponent

Don Sherwood (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ____
Chris Carney (D), Campaign Website:
Veronica Hannveig(Constitution), Campaign Website:

Paul Kanjorski (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Joseph Leonardi (R), Campaign Website: ____

John Murtha (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Diana Irey (R), Campaign Website:

Allyson Schwartz (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Raj Bhatka (R), Campaign Website:

Mike Doyle (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Mike Issac (D), Campaign Website:

Charlie Dent (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ____
No opponent.

Joe Pitts (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ____
Lois Herr (D), Campaign Website:
Byron Miller (D), Campaign Website:
John Murphy (Green), Campaign Website:

Tim Holden (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ____
Matthew Wertz (R), Campaign Website: ____

Tim Murphy (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Tom Kovach (D), Campaign Website:
Chad Kluko (D), Campaign Website:

Todd Platts (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Phil Avillo (D), Campaign Website:

State Senate Races 2006

State Senate Districts: 50

Seats at stake in 2006: 25

Key Races: __

State House Races 2006

State House Districts: 203

Seats at stake in 2006: 203

Key Races: 203
Gain Necessary For Majority: 9

Mike Veon( D), Incumbent
Jay Paisley (D)
Jim Marshall(R)
Charles Patete (R)
Donald Cripe (R)
Jeff Harris (R)

PA-191 (Gettysburg, Rural, 35% Democrat District)
Steve Maitland (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ____
Alan Henry (D), Campaign Website:

Ballot initiatives/Referendums



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