2008 Pennsylvania Auditor General election

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2008 Pennsylvania Auditor General election

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Nominee Jack Wagner Chet Beiler
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 3,336,219 2,134,543
Percentage 59.00% 37.75%

Auditor General before election

Jack Wagner

Elected Auditor General

Jack Wagner

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 59.00 Increase 6.94
Republican Chet Beiler 2,134,543 37.75 Decrease 7.66
Libertarian Betsy Summers 184,029 3.25 Increase 2.26
Turnout 5,654,791
Democratic hold

See also[edit]

  1. ^ "Lancaster Online: "Beiler's GOP Pa. auditor race opponent drops out," 21 February 2008". Archived from the original on 9 October 2008. Retrieved 25 October 2010.