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Delaware, Montgomery, Chester Counties, PA November 4, 2008 Election
US Representative; District 7 Voter Information

2 Year Term. Salary: $169,300

Results as of Nov 5 12:40pm
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Joe Sestak Click here for more information about this candidate 209,955 votes 59.6%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: U.S. Congressman
  • Former 3-Star Admiral, 31-year distinquished military career
  • Commanded the George Washington carrier battle group (30 ships,15,000 Sailors/Marines/SEALs) that conducted combat operations in Afghanistan & Iraq
  • After 9/11, first Director of "Deep Blue" - the Navy's anti-terrorism unit
  • Earned a PhD in Political Economy and Government from Harvard University
  • Graduated from the US Naval Academy (2nd in his class)
  • Grew up in Delaware County and attended Cardinal O'Hara High School with his brother and 6 sisters (and where his Mom taught math)
  • Economic Security
  • Health Security
  • National Security
Craig Williams Click here for more information about this candidate 142,362 votes 40.4%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Served as Assistant U.S. Attorney (federal prosecutor)
  • Col. U.S Marine Reserves, former Top Gun Instructor
  • Flew 56 combat missions in the F-18 in Operation Desert Storm, decorated 7 times
  • Served as a Judge Advocate General (JAG) in the Marines
  • Deputy Legal Counsel to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Columbia University School of Law, Masters in Legal Philosophy;
  • Energy policy and reducing our dependency on foreign nations for oil
  • Extending the 2001 and 2003 middle class tax cuts
  • Reducing the size of the federal budget and implementing cost cutting measures such as the elimination of earmarks and the line item veto

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