Matt Shaner

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Matt Shaner was a Republican candidate for the 5th Congressional District of Pennsylvania

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.[1]

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Positions, record and controversies

Bio

2008 elections

On April 22, Shaner was defeated in his bid for the Republican nomination to replace Rep. John Peterson (R-Pa.) in the 2008 congressional elections by Glenn Thompson.[2]

Money in politics

Information on this candidate's 2008 fundraising is not yet available. Stay tuned for live feeds of data from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.

Committees and affiliations

Committees

Shaner will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.

Affiliations

More background data

Contact

Official Shaner for Congress Web site

Citizens for Matt Shaner
444 East College Ave
Suite 110
State College, PA 16801

Telephone: (814) 237-0300
Fax: (814) 237-0382

Articles and resources

See also

References

  1. Greg Giroux, "Keystone House Races, Eclipsed in Tuesday’s Primary, Will Emerge This Fall", CQ Politics, April 23, 2008
  2. Josh Kraushaar, "Pennsylvania primary results," Politico.com, April 22, 2008.

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Local blogs and discussion sites

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