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  PA State House 113
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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA State House > PA State House 113
OfficeState House
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 2008 - 09:00pm Central
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 08:00am Central
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start December 01, 2008 - 12:00pm
Term End December 01, 2010 - 12:00pm
ContributorRBH
Last Modifiedbudgeteer August 05, 2016 02:04pm
Data SourcesPa. Secretary of State
Description Democratic incumbent Shimkus, after having been removed from the Democratic primary ballot, waged a write-in campaign for the seat. As of Friday, April 25th, the unofficial count has him losing to Murphy for the Democratic nomination.

No Republican filed for the GOP primary and both Shimkus and Murphy ran write-in campaigns for the GOP nomination. As of 4-25, Shimkus has won this primary according to unofficial counts. In all likelihood, Shimkus will accept this nomination.

If the current leaders become the nominees, essentially this is a general election between two Democrats. Shimkus has stated he will continue to caucus with Democrats and remain registered as a Democrat.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/2006
NameFrank Andrews Shimkus Votes15,384 (72.11%)
Term12/01/2006 - 12/01/2008 Margin9,433 (+44.21%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/2010
NameKevin P. Murphy Votes12,011 (66.10%)
Term12/01/2010 - 12/01/2012 Margin5,852 (+32.21%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 22, 2008 PA State House 113 - R Primary Frank Andrews Shimkus
R 1,512
Apr 22, 2008 PA State House 113 - D Primary Kevin P. Murphy
D 14,911
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
04/27/2008 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Frank Andrews Shimkus 1 ------
Leaning Call: Frank Andrews Shimkus (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Frank Andrews Shimkus (100.00%)

CANDIDATES
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Name Kevin P. Murphy (I) St. Rep. Frank Andrews Shimkus  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes14,933 (52.40%) 13,568 (47.61%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,365 (-4.79%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2008 00/00/2008  
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