Who Won Pennsylvania Elections in 2006?
Incumbent Democratic Governor of Pennsylvania Ed Rendell (picture left) defeated Republican challenger and former NFL great Lynn Swann in the 2006 Pennsylvania elections. Incumbent Republican Senator Rick Santorum, however, was defeated fairly easily by Democrat Bob Casey.
Several of Pennsylvania's Republican incumbent Congressmen were defeated in 2006. Jason Altmire defeated Melissa Hart in the 4th District, Joe Sestak defeated Curt Weldon in the 7th District, Patrick Murphy defeated Michael Fitzpatrick in the 8th District, and Christopher Carney defeated Don Sherwood in the 10th.
|Senate||Bob Casey, Jr||DEM||58.6%|
|1st District||Robert Brady||DEM||Incumbent||Unopposed|
|2nd District||Chaka Fattah||DEM||Incumbent||88.6%|
|3rd District||Phil English||REP||Incumbent||53.6%|
|4th District||Jason Altmire||DEM||51.9%|
|5th District||John E Peterson||REP||Incumbent||60.0%|
|6th District||Jim Gerlach||REP||Incumbent||50.7%|
|7th District||Joe Sestak||DEM||56.4%|
|8th District||Patrick J Murphy||DEM||50.3%|
|9th District||Bill Shuster||REP||Incumbent||60.3%|
|10th District||Chris Carney||DEM||52.9%|
|11th District||Paul Kanjorski||DEM||Incumbent||72.5%|
|12th District||John Murtha||DEM||Incumbent||60.8%|
|13th District||Allyson Schwartz||DEM||Incumbent||66.1%|
|14th District||Mike Doyle||DEM||Incumbent||89.8%|
|15th District||Charles Dent||REP||Incumbent||53.6%|
|16th District||Joseph Pitts||REP||Incumbent||56.6%|
|17th District||Tim Holden||DEM||Incumbent||64.5%|
|18th District||Tim Murphy||REP||Incumbent||57.8%|
|19th District||Todd Platts||REP||Incumbent||64.0%|