You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Pennsylvania: 2006 Elections [List Edits]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
Home » Discuss » Archives » Research Forum Donate to DU
Open Edit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-05 02:56 PM
Original message
Pennsylvania: 2006 Elections
Edited on Sun Oct-28-07 02:09 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



Democratic Underground ____ Forum ____

Demographic Links
U.S. Census Bureau ____ Quick Facts

Refresh | 0 Recommendations Printer Friendly | Permalink | Edit | Top

Home » Discuss » Archives » Research Forum Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC