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Matt Dietz
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Pennsylvania, District 17
Elections and appointments
Next primaryMay 20, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
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Matt Dietz is a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 17th Congressional District of Pennsylvania.[1]


Campaign themes


Dietz's campaign website lists the following issues:[2]

  • The Economy
Excerpt: "I know how important the economy is – not just to us, but to our children and their families. Politicians in Washington have failed us all on so many economic issues. As they spend time inventing crises and fighting over the wedge issues that only affect the interests of a few, the people of middle-class America have suffered."
  • Education
Excerpt: "Our children are the most important part of our collective future, and we need to make sure that American children can earn the best education possible. By empowering the state’s freedom in education - not burdening them with bulky, one-size-fits-all programs, like ‘No Child Left Behind’, we will secure our children’s’ educational success."
  • Responsible Spending
Excerpt: "It is time to end the spending spree in Washington. Incredible waste and absurd fiscal irresponsibility wastes billions of taxpayers’ dollars every year."
  • Healthcare
Excerpt: "In place of ObamaCare, I endorse targeted care for those with chronic health concerns and true financial hardship, to ensure they receive the care they deserve. Additionally, I believe it’s time to end the individual healthcare tax; all purchasers should be allowed to buy healthcare with pre-tax dollars."
  • The Second Amendment
Excerpt: "I support the philosophy that our Forefathers inscribed within the Second Amendment: The citizens of the United States can best determine how they will be protected. I also believe that the solution to the senseless violence our nation has recently witnessed begins with better enforcement of our current laws, but is not limited only to addressing policies regarding firearms."



See also: Pennsylvania's 17th Congressional District elections, 2014

Dietz is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Pennsylvania's 8th District.[3] Dietz is running in the Republican primary on May 20, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Campaign donors


Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Dietz's reports.[4]

Matt Dietz (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[5]July 15, 2013$0.00$7,215.00$(280.00)$6,935.00
October Quarterly[6]October 15, 2013$3,085.00$13,386.66$(9,553.83)$7,637.83
Year-End[7]January 13, 2014$7,637$6,749$(3,243)$12,923
Running totals


Dietz and his wife, Lori, have three children and live in Wind Gap.[8]

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