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Matt Shaner was a Republican candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 5th Congressional District (map) of Pennsylvania. He was seeking the Republican nomination for the seat held by Rep. John Peterson (R-Pa.), who is retiring at the end of his term. The primary took place on April 22, 2008, and Glenn Thompson emerged as the winner.
Positions, record and controversies
Money in politics
Committees and affiliations
Shaner will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.
More background data
Citizens for Matt Shaner
444 East College Ave
State College, PA 16801
Telephone: (814) 237-0300
Fax: (814) 237-0382
Articles and resources
- 2008 U.S. congressional elections
- Portal:Pennsylvania and the U.S. Congress
- ↑ Greg Giroux, "Keystone House Races, Eclipsed in Tuesday’s Primary, Will Emerge This Fall", CQ Politics, April 23, 2008
- ↑ Josh Kraushaar, "Pennsylvania primary results," Politico.com, April 22, 2008.
- 2008 Race Tracker page on Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District
- Josh Kraushaar, "Pennsylvania primary results," Politico.com, April 22, 2008.