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2010 Bux – Mont. Voting Guide

October 15, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments
Welcome to the BuxMontNews.com 2010 Mid-Term Election Guide. Our guide with canidate position, name and profile has been compiled with information from VoteSmart.org, SmartVoter.com and candidates websites.The 2010 edition covers all the candidates that represent the Bucks & Montgomery county area.

Position: United States Senator

Joe Sestak (Campaign Website)

Party: Democratic

Occupation: U.S. Congressman

  • Former 3-Star Admiral, 31-year distinguished military career
  • Commanded the George Washington carrier battle group (30 ships, 15,000 Sailors/Marines/SEALs) that conducted combat operations in Afghanistan & Iraq
  • After 9/11, first Director of “Deep Blue” – the Navy’s anti-terrorism unit
  • Earned a PhD in Political Economy and Government from Harvard University
  • Graduated from the US Naval Academy (2nd in his class)
  • Grew up in Delaware County and attended Cardinal O’Hara High School with his brother and 6 sisters (and where his Mom taught math)

Priorities:

  • Economic Security
  • Health Security
  • National Security

Pat Toomey (Campaign Website)

Party: Republican
Occupation: Small Business Operator

  • Former congressional representative 1998-2004
  • Attended LaSalle University and then graduated from Harvard
  • President, Club for Growth, a conservative political action committee (2005-2009)
  • Grew up in Providence, Rhode Island in a working class catholic family
  • Toomey is married with 3 children

Priorities:

  • Economy

Position: United States Congressional Representative

District 8 (Map of the 8th District)

Michael G. Fitzpatrick (Campaign Website)

Party: Republican

Occupation: Lawyer

  • Represented 8th district for one term, lost to Pat Murphy in 2006
  • After losing 2006 election he held job at a Bucks County law firm
  • In 2008 was diagnosed with colon cancer, doctors reported it went into remission in late 2008
  • Involved with the Boy Scouts and many other local civic organizations
  • Attended St. Thomas University and Dickinson School of Law
  • Married and his 6 young children

Patrick J. Murphy (Campaign Website)

Party: Democratic

Occupation: Congressman 8th District

  • Former member of the US Army deployed in Bosnia and Iraq
  • Awarded Bronze Star for his tour in Iraq
  • Took lead in fight against “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”
  • Married and has two young children
  • Attended Bucks County Community College, Kings College and Widner University

District 13(Map of the 13th District)

Carson Dee “Dee” Adcock (Campaign Website)

Party: Republican

Occupation: President, W.W. Adcock

  • BA in Economics
  • Past Chairman of Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission
  • Past Chairman of Urban Family Council
  • Past President of WINDO
  • Vice-Chairman Liberty U.S.O.
  • Married with three adult sons

Priorities:

  • economy
  • jobs
  • health care

Allyson Y. Schwartz (Campaign Website)

Party: Democratic

Occupation: US Representative

  • Member, Ways and Means Committee
  • Vice Chair, House Budget Committee
  • Married and has two adult sons

Priorities:

  • Ensuring that economic recovery reaches all Americans
  • Putting Americans back to work
  • Investing in our nation’s future in a responsible way

Position: Pennsylvania Governor

Tom Corbett (Campaign Website)

Party: Republican
Occupation: Attorney General

  • Captain, Pennsylvania National Guard 28th Infantry Division
  • Undergraduate Degree from Lebanon Valley College
  • History and Civics teacher at Pine Grove Area High School
  • Law Degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas
  • Corbett is married and has two children

Priorities:

  • More Jobs, Less Taxes
  • Expanding Pennsylvania’s Economy
  • Government Reform

Dan Onorato (Campaign Website)

Party: Democratic

Occupation: Allegheny County Executive

  • B.S. Accounting, Penn State
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • J.D. University of Pittsburgh, School of Law
  • Onorato is married with three children

Priorities:

  • Making PA the Leader in Next-Generation Jobs and Helping Our Core Industries Grow
  • Delivering Honest, Accountable Government Pennsylvanians Deserve
  • Promoting Smart and Sustainable Growth

After the jump we have more races…

    Position: State Senator

    District 6 (Map of 6th District)

    Bryan Allen (Campaign Website)

    Party: Democratic

    Occupation: Legislative Aide

    • Bensalem Township Councilman (2006-2009)
    • Board of Trustees, School Lane Charter School, Former Member
    • B.A., Bloomsburg University

    Priorities:

    • Education Funding reform – elimination of the local school real estate tax
    • Legislative compensation reform
    • Job creation

    Robert Tommy Tomlinson (Campaign Website)

    Party: Republican

    Occupation: State Senator District 6

    • Previously member of the PA House
    • Served as Director of the Bensalem School District
    • Member, Joint Legislative Air & Water Pollution Control & Conservation Committee
    • Board of Trustees, Bucks County Community College

    District 12 (Map of 12th District)

    Ruth S. Damsker (Campaign Website)

    Party: Democratic

    • Montgomery County Commissioner, 2000-2008
    • Cheltenham Finance Officer and Township Controller, 1990-2001
    • B.S.W., Temple University
    • Widowed with four children

    Priorities:

    • Jobs/Economic Development
    • Government Efficiency
    • Generate revenue by fixing loopholes

    Stewart J. Greenleaf (Campaign Website)

    Party: Republican

    Occupation: State Senator District 12

    • Assistant District Attorney, Montgomery County, 1970-1977
    • Married with four children
    • Greater Willow Grove Chamber of Commerce
    • Montgomery County Bar Association
    • Optimist Club of Eastern Montgomery County
    • Pennsylvania Bar Association

    Priorities:

    • Jobs
    • Affordable Healthcare
    • Reforming State Government

    Position: State Representative

    District 18 – Lower Southampton

    Gene Digirolamo (Campaign Website)

    Party: Republican

    Occupation: State Rep. District 18

    District 29 – Upper Southampton, Warminster

    Bernie O’Neill (Campaign Website)

    Party: Republican

    Occupation: State Rep. District 18

    • Migrant Program Consultant and Counselor, Bucks County Intermediate Unit No. 22
    • Deputy State Constable, Warminster Township
    • Special Education Teacher, William Tennent High School, Centennial School District
    • Blood Drive Coordinator, American Red Cross
    • Associated Humane Society Member
    • Married with no children

    Frank Feinberg (Campaign Website)

    Party: Democratic

    Occupation: Self Employed

    • International Sales Manager, ExxonMobil Corporation, 1999-2000
    • Global Business Manager, Mobil Oil Corporation, 1981-1999
    • Aerospace Engineer, United States Naval Propulsion Center, 1971-1981
    • Married with three children
    • Member, Rotary, 2008-present
    • Member, Chamber of Commerce, Buxmont, Pennsylvania, 2009-present
    • Member, Society of Automotive Engineers, 1970- present

    District 142 – Lower Southampton

    Frank Farry (Campaign Website)

    Party: Republican

    Occupation: State Rep. District 142

    • Single
    • Attorney, Jackson, Cook, Caracappa, and Bloom, 2000-present
    • Volunteer Firefighter/Chief, Langhorne-Middletown Fire Company, 1990-present
    • Assistant Township Manager, Middletown Township, 2000-2008

    John Toth – No Website

    Party: Democratic

    District 152 – Hatboro, Bryn Athyn, Lower Moreland, Upper Moreland

    Robert H. McGuckin (Campaign Website)

    Party: Democratic

    • JD, Law, The Pennsylvania State University, The Dickinson School of Law, 2004
    • BA, Politics, Ursinus College, 2000
    • Married, one child
    • Attorney, KingLaird, P.C

    Thomas P. Murt (Campaign Website)

    Party: Republican

    Occupation: State Rep. District 152

    • Assistant Coordinator, Counseling and Advising Center at Penn State University’s Abington campus
    • Staff Sergeant, United States Army Reserve
    • Director, Upper Moreland School District
    • Founder, Upper Moreland Historical Association
    • Coach, Upper Moreland Little League
    • Coach, Upper Moreland Soccer Club

    District 178 (Map) – Northampton

    Scott A. Petri (Campaign Website)

    Party: Republican

    Occupation: State Rep. District 178

    • Married, one child
    • President, Scott Petri and Associates, Professional Corporation, 2004-present
    • Attorney/Partner, Liederbach, Hahn, Foy and Petri, Professional Corporation, 1985-2004
    • JD, Villanova University, 1985
    • BA, Political Science/English, Washington and Jefferson College, 1982

    David Apfelbaum – No Website

    Party: Democratic

    MORE ELECTION INFORMATION VISIT THE STATE’S ELECTION WEBSITE AT…http://www.votespa.com/ 

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    Categories: Election 2010
    1. November 5, 2010 at 3:02 PM

      VERY WELL DONE!!!!!

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