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==Campaign finance==
==Campaign contributions==
===Jim Gerlach===
{{Jim Gerlach 2014 FEC}}
{{Campaign finance reports
|Name = Jim Gerlach (2014)
|Political Party = Republican
|Report 1 = April Quarterly<ref>[http://www.fec.gov/fecviewer/CandidateCommitteeDetail.do#2 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Jim Gerlach's April Quarterly," Accessed July 22, 2013]</ref>
|Date 1 = April 15, 2013
|Beginning Balance 1 =254009
|Total Contributions 1 = 309634
|Expenditures 1 = 86549
|Cash on Hand 1 =477093
|Report 2 = July Quarterly<ref>[http://www.fec.gov/fecviewer/CandidateCommitteeDetail.do#2 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Jim Gerlach's July Quarterly," Accessed July 22, 2013]</ref>
|Date 2 = July 15, 2013
|Beginning Balance 2 =477093
|Total Contributions 2 =307182
|Expenditures 2 =140534
|Cash on Hand 2 = 643742
==District history==
==District history==

Revision as of 09:56, 14 November 2013



Pennsylvania's 6th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Ryan Costello Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Jim Gerlach Republican Party
Jim Gerlach.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Likely Republican[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely R[2]

Pennsylvania U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 6th congressional district of Pennsylvania will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Pennsylvania is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process. Voters are required to register with a political party to vote in the primary election.[3][4][5]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Jim Gerlach (R), who was first elected in 2002.

Pennsylvania's 6th Congressional District is located in the south eastern portion of Pennsylvania and includes portions of Lebanon, Berks, Chester and Montgomery counties.[6]


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May 20, 2014, primary results

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Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Withdrew prior to primary

Campaign contributions

Jim Gerlach

Candidates for Congress were required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Gerlach's reports.[10]

District history


The 6th congressional district of Pennsylvania held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Jim Gerlach won re-election in the district.[15]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Manan Trivedi 42.9% 143,803
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Gerlach Incumbent 57.1% 191,725
Total Votes 335,528
Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Gerlach won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Manan Trivedi in the general election.[16]

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Gerlach Incumbent 57.1% 133,770
     Democratic Manan Trivedi 42.9% 100,493
Total Votes 234,263

See also

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