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This profile of Pennsylvania's 12nd Congressional District is part of the RaceTracker project.
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Incumbent Mark Critz Incumbent running? Yes Primary challenge? No primary challenge for incumbent. Cook Political Report Partisan Voting Index R+6 Cook Political Report Race Classification Democratic Toss Up
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Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Mark Critz Democratic Confirmed candidate FEC Source August 2, 2011 Tim Burns Republican Out of race Politics PA Source October 15, 2011 2010 Candidate
Running for PA-Senate Class I Seat
Jim Christiana Republican Out of race Roll Call Source December 20, 2011 Mike Turzai Republican Out of race Media Story Source January 27, 2012 State House Majority Leader Keith Rothfus Republican Confirmed candidate Roll Call Source December 20, 2011 2010 PA-04 Candidate Jason Altmire Democratic Out - lost primary PA SOS Source April 27, 2012 Current PA-04 Congressman Tanya Elizabeth Bond Democratic Out of race PA SOS Source April 13, 2012 Did Not File
Results [ ]
2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner Mark Critz, Keith Rothfus TBD
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note John Murtha Democratic Out Swing State Project Source February 12, 2009 Deceased William Russell Republican Out Campaign Website Source June 1, 2010 2008 Candidate, Lost Primary Ryan Bucchianeri Democratic Out PA SOS Source June 1, 2010 Lost Primary Tim Burns Republican Confirmed candidate Campaign Website Source June 1, 2010 Ron Mackell Democratic Out Campaign Website Source June 1, 2010 Lost Primary Mark Critz Democratic Confirmed candidate Campaign Website Source June 1, 2010
2010 primary election winners 2010 general election winner Mark Critz, Tim Burns Mark Critz
2008 election[Incumbent: ]John Murtha
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note John Murtha Democratic Confirmed candidate (source needed) March 9, 2009 William Russell Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed) March 9, 2009
2008 primary election winners 2008 general election winner John Murtha, William Russell John Murtha
2008 Presidential election results
Republican Democratic 2000 44% George W. Bush 55% Al Gore 2004 49% George W. Bush 51% John Kerry 2008 50% John McCain 49% Barack Obama
Articles and resources
- Index for all the Pennsylvania congressional districts and candidates.
- The full House 2012 elections report.
- The RaceTracker homepage.
Elections.DailyKos posts tagged "PA-12" (link)Campaign contribution methodology: Information is updated daily from the Center for Responsive Politics (OpenSecrets.org), which downloads their data from the Federal Election Commission on the first weekday of each work week. Candidates must have filed a report with the FEC to show up in the widget and inactive candidates are screened out by CRP.
No photo on file. PA-12 campaign ads