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2002 Pennsylvania Congressional and Statewide Primary Results
Primary: 5/21/02,
List of State Parties,
Governor, 57% in '98, Thomas Ridge (R) was barred from third term but is resigning to take Presidential appointment, Acting Governor Mark Schweiker (R) not seeking election,
ex-Philadelphia Mayor Edward G. "Ed" Rendell (D) 56.2%, St. Auditor General Bob Casey Jr. (D) 43.8%, Att. Gen. Mike Fisher (R), computer programmer / '98 nominee Kenneth V. Krawchuk (L), consumer activist Michael Morrill (G), '98 Senate nominee / retired USAF Officer Dean Snyder (C),
Lt. Governor - Tied with Gov., Next election in 2002, Robert Jubelirer (R) retiring
1994 Gov. nominee / 2000 Treas. nominee ex-U.S. Treasurer Catherine Baker Knoll (D) 25.3%, St. Sen. Jack Wagner (D) 22.4%, St. Sen. Allen G. Kukovich (D) 20.3%, St. Rep. John A. Lawless (D) 9.2%, Greentree Boro councilman Ron Panza (D) 7.6%, St. Rep. Thaddeus Kirkland (D) 7.7%, Wyoming Co. Comm'r. Ron Williams (D) 3.8%, sculptor Edward G. Truax (D) 2.2%, prof. J. David Woodard (D) 1.4%, St. Sen. Jane P. Earll (R), PA. Env. Network Pres. Vicki Smedley (G), '98 nominee / bookseller Henry E. Haller III (L), helicopter test pilot Erik Kocher (C),
Pennsylvania Will Lose Two Congressional Districts due to Reapportionment, Reps. Bob Borski (D) and Joe Hoeffel (D) will be in the same districts. Reps. Tim Holden (D) and George Gekas (R) will be in the same districts. Bill Coyne's seat is eliminated
1st Congressional District, 84.0% in '00, 2nd term
Robert A. "Bob" Brady (D), Marie G. Delany (R),
2nd Congressional District, 98.2% in '00, 4th term
Chaka Fattah (D), Thomas G. Dougherty (R),
3rd Congressional District, 60.7% in '00, 4th term
No Democrat Philip S. "Phil" English (R),
4th Congressional District, 60.0% in '00, 1st term
teacher / retired police officer Stevan "Steve" Drobac, Jr. (D) 55.0%, ex-Ross Township Comm'r. Mark A. Purcell (D) 45.0%, Melissa A. Hart (R),
5th Congressional District, 85.5% in '00, 3rd term
No Democrat John E. Peterson (R),
New 6th Congressional District,
attorney Daniel "Danny" Wofford (D) 55.8%, attorney Frank Thomas (D) 44.2%, St. Sen. Jim Gerlach (R),
7th Congressional District, 64.7% in '00, 8th term,
attorney / '00 nominee Peter A. Lennon (D), Curt Weldon (R), peace activist Bob Smith (G),
8th Congressional District, 59.2% in '00, 5th term
No Democrat James C. "Jim" Greenwood (R) 68.3%, businessman Tom Lingenfelter (R) 31.7%,
9th Congressional District, 51.9% in May 15, 2001 Special Election, 1st term,
restuaranteur John R. Henry (D), William "Bill" Shuster (R) 74.0%, computer consultant David S. Keller (R) 14.0%, consultant David E. Bahr (R) 12.0%, '01 nominee / psychologist Alanna K. Hartzok (G)?, pharmicist John Kensinger II (Rfm),
10th Congressional District, 52.6% in '00, 2nd term
Joseph Grieboski (D), Donald L. "Don" Sherwood (R), businessman Kurt Shotko (G),
11th Congressional District, 66.7% in '00, 9th term
Paul E. Kanjorski (D), Mayor Louis J. Barletta (R), quality assurance engineer / nat'l party vice chair / '96 & '98 nominee Thomas J. McLaughlin (Rfm),
12th Congressional District, 70.8% in '00 and 15th term for Murtha,
64.3% in '00 and 4th term for Mascara
U.S. Rep. John P. Murtha (D) 64.3%, U.S. Rep. Frank R. Mascara (D) 35.7%, dentist / '96 / '94 & '00 nominee Bill Choby (R),
13th Congressional District, 52.8% in '00 and 2nd term for Hoeffel (D), 68.7% in '00 for U.S. Rep. Robert A. Borski (D) who is retiring after 10th term
Joseph M. Hoeffel (D), ophthalmologist Melissa Brown (R) 62.8%, chamber of commerce pres. Al Taubenberger (R) 37.2%, '00 nominee / telecommunications consultant Ken Cavanaugh (L),
14th Congressional District, 69.4% in '00, 4th term
William J. Coyne (D), unopposed in '00, is retiring after 11th term
Michael F. "Mike" Doyle (D), No Republican
15th Congressional District, 53.4% in '00, 2nd term
'00 nominee / steelworkers union leader Edward J. "Ed" O'Brien (D), Patrick Toomey (R),
16th Congressional District, 67.0% in '00, 3rd term
recreation coordinator Dave Baker (D)?, Joseph R. Pitts (R), Will Todd (G),
17th Congressional District, 71.5% in '00 and 9th term for Gekas (R)
66.6% in '00 and 5th term for Holden
T. Timothy Holden (D), George W. Gekas (R),
18th Congressional District, 64.3% in '00 for Frank R. Mascara (D), running for re-election in 12th Congressional District, 4th term
tax collector / '00 congressional candidate John M. "Jack" Machek (D) 46.7%, sheriff Lawrence O. "Larry" Maggi (D) 38.6%, '00 Reform Party U.S. Senate nominee / farmer / steelworker Robert E. "Bob" Domske (D) 14.6%, St. Sen. Tim Murphy (R),
19th Congressional District, 72.6% in '00, 1st term
No Democrat Todd Platts (R) 76.0%, ex-Penn Township Comm'r. Mike Johnson (R) 2.9%, businessman / engineer / '00 Constitution Party Senate nominee Lester B. Searer (R) 3.8%, Tom Glennon (R) withdrew but received 17.4%, N. Middlteon Township Auditor Ben Price (G),

1. Key to Pennsylvania Political Parties
(D) = Democratic Party
(G) = Green Party
(L) = Libertarian Party
(NL) = Natural Law Party
(Rfm) = Reform Party
(R) = Republican Party

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