2012 Pennsylvania House Race for District 17 - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the Pennsylvania house race in district 17. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 Pennsylvania House Race for District 17 - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
Pennsylvania house election - class or district 17
PercVotesPartyCandidate
60.5%157629DMatt Cartwright
39.5%102754RLaureen Cummings
Election Information for Pennsylvania
Primary DateApril 24, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentTim Holden
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionSolid Democrat
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Pennsylvania House Race for District 17

Democrats - Primary Election
Democrat house Primary Election in Pennsylvania - class or district 17
PercVotesCandidateViews
57%33104Matthew Cartwright0
43%24874Tim Holden31
Republicans - Primary Election
 
Republican house Primary Election in Pennsylvania - class or district 17
PercVotesCandidateViews
100%26731Laureen Cummings0

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
March 26, 2012Last day to register to vote in the April 24, 2011 primary elections.
April 24, 2012Primary election date for the House, Senate, and President.
October 09, 2012Last day to register to vote in the November 6, 2012 general election.
November 06, 2012General election date - House, Senate, and President on the ballot.

House District 17 in Pennsylvania

House District 17 in Pennsylvania

Past Election Results

Election Results for House district 17 in Pennsylvania in 2012
Past Election Results - Pennsylvania District 17
Tim Holden
56%
2010
44%
Dave Argall
Tim Holden
64%
2008
36%
Toni Gilhooley
Tim Holden
65%
2006
35%
Matthew Wertz
Tim Holden
59%
2004
39%
Scott Paterno
Tim Holden
51%
2002
49%
George W. Gekas
Leslye Hess Herrmann
28%
2000
72%
George W. Gekas
Leslye Hess Herrmann
58%
1998
100%
George W. Gekas
Paul Kettl
28%
1996
72%
George W. Gekas
Paul Kettl
43%
1994
100%
George W. Gekas
Bill Sturges
30%
1992
70%
George W. Gekas