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  PA - District 05
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA - District 05
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 01, 2008 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
Turnout 73.97% Registered 42.42% Total Population
ContributorScottĀ³
Last ModifiedScottĀ³ January 07, 2009 08:08am
Data Sources[Link]
Description Rep. John Peterson will not seek re-election
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/2006
NameJohn E. Peterson Votes115,126 (60.09%)
Term01/03/2007 - 01/03/2009 Margin38,670 (+20.18%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NameGlenn W. "G.T." Thompson Jr. Votes127,427 (68.69%)
Term01/03/2011 - 01/03/2013 Margin75,052 (+40.46%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Feb 03, 2008 PA - District 05 - G Selection Donald Wilson
Apr 22, 2008 PA - District 05 - D Primary Mark B. McCracken
Apr 22, 2008 PA - District 05 - R Primary Glenn W. "G.T." Thompson Jr.
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
03/21/2007 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Glenn W. "G.T." Thompson Jr. 6 3 8 5
Leaning Call: Glenn W. "G.T." Thompson Jr. (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Glenn W. "G.T." Thompson Jr. (100.00%)

CANDIDATES
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Name Glenn W. "G.T." Thompson Jr. Mark B. McCracken James "Jim" Fryman  
PartyRepublican Democratic Libertarian  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Certified Votes155,513 (56.72%) 112,509 (41.04%) 6,155 (2.25%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -43,004 (-15.68%) -149,358 (-54.48%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  Lewistown (PA) Sentinel
  DuBois (PA) Courier-Express
  Esquire
LBT Jed Ziggler
 

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Jan 10, 2008 04:45pm News [PA-05] Can the Dems turn a red seat blue?  Article hillman_pa 

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