Chris Exarchos

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Chris Exarchos was a Republican candidate for the 5th Congressional District of Pennsylvania

Chris Exarchos 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]


Positions, record and controversies


2008 elections

On April 22, Exarchos 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' site.

Committees and affiliations



More background data


Official Exarchos for Congress Web site

Friends of Chris Exarchos
PO Box 1027
Lemont, PA 16851

Phone: 814.238.8711

Articles and resources

See also


  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,", April 22, 2008.

External resources

Local blogs and discussion sites

External articles