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Mark McCracken was the Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 5th Congressional District (map) of Pennsylvania. He won the Democratic nomination to replace Republican Rep. John Peterson (who was retiring at the end of his term), in the primary that took place on April 22, 2008. McCracken lost the November general election to Republican nominee Glenn Thompson.
Positions, record and controversies
On April 22, McCracken won the Democratic nomination to replace Rep. John Peterson (R-Pa.) in the 2008 congressional elections. McCracken lost the November general election to Republican nominee Glenn Thompson.
Money in politics
Committees and affiliations
McCracken will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.
More background data
Mark McCracken for Congress
P.O. Box 332
Clearfield, PA 16830
Articles and resources
- 2008 U.S. congressional elections
- Portal:Pennsylvania and the U.S. Congress
- 2008 Race Tracker page on Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District
- Josh Kraushaar, "Pennsylvania primary results," Politico.com, April 22, 2008.