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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA State House > Speaker of the House
OfficeSpeaker of the House
Type Leadership Election
Filing Deadline November 14, 2006 - 11:00am Central
Polls Open January 02, 2007 - 11:00am Central
Polls Close January 02, 2007 - 11:00am Central
Term Start January 02, 2007 - 11:00am
Term End January 02, 2009 - 12:00am
Contributorhillman_pa
Last ModifiedRBH December 04, 2010 05:19pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description 99 Democrats and 6 Republicans voted for O'Brien.
94 Republicans and 3 Democrats voted for Perzel.
Dennis O'Brien did not vote.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won01/04/2005
NameJohn M. Perzel Votes203 (100.00%)
Term01/04/2005 - 12/01/2006 Margin203 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won01/06/2009
NameKeith R. McCall Votes104 (51.23%)
Term01/06/2009 - 01/04/2011 Margin5 (+2.46%)
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
11/29/2006 01/02/2007
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
John M. Perzel 10 ------
H. William DeWeese 4 ------
Leaning Call: John M. Perzel (71.43%)
Weighted Call: H. William DeWeese (81.29%)

CANDIDATES
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Name St. Rep. Dennis M. "Denny" O'Brien (I) St. Rep. John M. Perzel  
PartyRepublican Republican  
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Uncertified Votes105 (51.98%) 97 (48.02%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -8 (-3.96%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 01/02/2007 12/30/2006  
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ENDORSEMENTS
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DROPPED OUT
H. William DeWeese (D)
 00, 2007

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jun 18, 2007 03:00pm News [PA] O’Brien’s speaker deal upset GOP  Article Scott³ 
Jan 02, 2007 01:00pm Blog Entry [PA Speaker] It all came together at the last minute...  Article Scott³ 
Dec 30, 2006 03:00pm News [PA] Democrat plans to support Perzel, spoiling party speakership  Article Scott³ 
Dec 30, 2006 01:00pm Press Release Rooney Blast Caltagirone For Betraying Pennsylvania Voters  Article Scott³ 
Dec 29, 2006 03:00pm News [PA] Despite party's loss, GOP state House speaker won't give up his office  Article Scott³ 

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