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Steve Porter was an Independent candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 3rd Congressional District (map) of Pennsylvania. He was challenging incumbent Rep. Phil English (R-Pa.), but lost the November general election to Democratic nominee Kathy Dahlkemper.
Positions, record and controversies
Porter is also an author, and wrote America's Dying Democracy, a book that explores "the corruption of the American democracy since the Second World War—how and why it occurred and what we might to do stop it and regain the integrity of the American government."
Money in politics
Committees and affiliations
Porter will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.
More background data
Porter for Congress
9451 Page Road
Wattsburg, Pennsylvania 16442
Articles and resources
- 2008 U.S. congressional elections
- Portal:Pennsylvania and the U.S. Congress
- ↑ "Pennsylvania 2008 General Election", TheGreenPapers.com, November 4, 2008
- ↑ America's Dying Democracy, Phantom Publishers, retrieved March 25, 2008
- ↑ 2006 Congressional Elections in Pennsylvania," Center for Responsive Politics.
Local blogs and discussion sites
- Jeff Greenburg, "Porter files suit against English," The Herald, October 20, 2006.