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2008 Pennsylvania Auditor General election

2008 Pennsylvania Auditor General election

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The Pennsylvania Auditor General Election, 2008 was held on Election Day. Incumbent Democrat Jack Wagner of Pittsburgh was unopposed for the Democratic nomination. Republican Chet Beiler, a construction executive from Penn Township, Lancaster County, was also unopposed for the Republican nomination after primary opponent Chris Walsh withdrew from the race, citing problems with his nomination petitions.[1] Wagner had previously served as a State Senator, while Beiler had no prior political experience, but was a manufacturing executive.

2008 Pennsylvania Auditor General election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Jack Wagner 3,336,219 59.0
Republican Chet Beiler 2,134,543 37.8
Libertarian Betsy Summers 184,029 3.3
Majority
Turnout

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