Pennsylvania's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014
November 4, 2014
Pennsylvania has a closed primary system, in which the selection of a party's candidates in a primary election is limited to registered members of that party.
Heading into the election the incumbent is Glenn Thompson (R), who was first elected in 2008.
Pennsylvania's 5th Congressional District is located in the north central portion of Pennsylvania and includes Erie, Warren, Venango, Clarion, Forest, McKean, Jefferson, Clearfield, Cameron, Potter, Clinton, Huntingdom and Centre counties. The 5th district is the largest congressional district in the state. 
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|Glenn Thompson (2014) Campaign Finance Reports|
|Report||Date Filed||Beginning Balance||Total Contributions|
for Reporting Period
|Expenditures||Cash on Hand|
|April Quarterly||April 15, 2013||$100,576||$112,019||$(115,471)||$97,124|
|July Quarterly||July 15, 2013||$97,124||$148,115||$(94,192)||$151,047|
The 5th congressional district of Pennsylvania held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Glenn Thompson won re-election in the district. On November 2, 2004, Glenn Thompson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charles Dumas (D) in the general election.
|U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 5 General Election, 2004|
|Republican||Glenn Thompson incumbent||62.9%||177,740|
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- United States House of Representatives elections, 2014
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