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Dahlkemper lost her re-election bid in 2010.

Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper (D-Pa.)

  • District: 3rd District, Northwest -- Erie
  • Residence: Erie
  • Born: December 10, 1957; Erie, Pa.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Husband, Dan Dahlkemper; five children
  • Education: Edinboro State College, Erie, B.S. 1982 (dietetics)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2009-11
  • Elected: Elected: 2008 (1st term); Defeated Rep. Phil English, R
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Conservation, Credit, Energy & Research; Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition & Forestry); Science & Technology (Investigations & Oversight); Small Business (Regulations & Healthcare - Chairwoman; Rural Development, Entrepreneurship & Trade)
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State Information: 3rd District, Northwest -- Erie

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Mike Kelly (R) 111,909 55.7%
Kathy Dahlkemper (D) 88,924 44.3%
2008 general Kathy Dahlkemper (D) 146,846 51.2%
Phil English (R) 139,757 48.8%
2006 general Phil English (R) 108,525 53.6%
Steven Porter (D) 85,110 42.1%
Timothy Hagberg (CNSTP) 8,706 4.3%
2004 general Phil English (R) 166,580 60.1%
Steven Porter (D) 110,684 39.9%
2002 general Phil English (R) 116,763 77.7%
AnnDrea Benson (GREEN) 33,554 22.3%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 49% John McCain: 49%
2004 John Kerry: 46% George W. Bush: 53%
2000 Al Gore: 46% George W. Bush: 50%

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