July 30, 2014

Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.)

  • District: 5th District, North central -- State College, Erie suburbs,
  • Residence: Howard Township
  • Born: July 27, 1959; Bellefonte, Pa.
  • Religion: Protestant
  • Family: Wife, Penny Ammerman-Thompson; three children
  • Education: Pennsylvania State U., B.S. 1981 (recreation & parks); Temple U., M.Ed. 1998 (sports management & leisure studies)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Bald Eagle Area School Board, 1990-95; Republican nominee for Pa. House, 1998, 2000; Centre County Republican Party chairman, 2002-08; U.S. House, 2009-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2008 (3rd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Conservation, Energy & Forestry - Chairman; Livestock, Rural Development & Credit); Education & the Workforce (Early Childhood, Elementary & Secondary Education; Higher Education & Workforce Training); Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources; Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans & Insular Affairs)
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State Information: 5th District, North central -- State College, Erie suburbs,

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Glenn Thompson (R) 177,740 62.9%
Charles Dumas (D) 104,725 37.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 41% Mitt Romney: 57%
2008 Barack Obama: 47% John McCain: 51%