Candidates for Office

The pages below list important information about the candidates that appear on the ballot for each election cycle.

On April 24, 2012, Philadelphia voters will cast General Election ballots for the following offices:

Candidates as of 04/01/2012 With Button Numbers 

President President Of The United States (Rep)

  • Newt Gingrich 1

  • Mitt Romney 2

  • Ron Paul 3

  • Rick Santorum 4

President President Of The United States (Dem)

Barack Obama 101

United States Senator (Rep)

  • David Alan Christian 5
  • Marc A Scaringi 6
  • Steven D Welch 7
  • Tom Smith 8
  • Sam Rohrer 9

United States Senator (Dem)

  • Joseph John Vodvarka 102
  • Bob Casey Jr 103

Attorney General (Rep)

  • David J Freed 10

Attorney General (Dem)

  • Kathleen G Kane 104
  • Patrick Murphy 105

Auditor General (Rep)

  • Frank A Pinto 11

  • John Maher 12

Auditor General (Dem)

  • Eugene A Depasquale 106

State Treasurer (Rep)

  • Diana Irey Vaughan 13

State Treasurer (Dem)

  • Robert M Mc Mcord 107

Representative in Congress 1st District (Rep)

  • John Featherman 14

Representative in Congress 1st District (Dem)

  • Robert A Brady 108

Representative in Congress 2nd District (Rep)

  • Robert Allen Mansfield Jr 14

Representative in Congress 2nd District (Dem)

  • Chaka Fattah 108

Representative in Congress 13th District (Rep)

  • Joseph James Rooney 14

Representative in Congress 13th District (Dem)

  • Allyson Schwartz 108

Senator in the General Assembly1st District (Rep)

  • Alfonso Gambone Jr 15

Senator in the General Assembly1st District (Dem)

  • Lawrence M Farnese 109

Senator in the General Assembly 3rd District (Dem)

  • Shirley M Kitchen 109

Senator in the General Assembly 5th District (Rep)

  • Michael J Tomlinson 15

Senator in the General Assembly 5th District (Rep)

  • Mike Stack 109

Senator in the General Assembly 7th District (Dem)

  • Vincent J Hughes 109

Representative in The  General Assembly 

Representative in The General Assembly Candidates List 

2012 PrimaryElection Sample Ballot

(Sample Ballot)

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