This is an archive of a past election.
See for current information.
LWV League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania Citizens Education Fund
Smart Voter logo
Montgomery, Philadelphia County, PA November 4, 2008 Election
US Representative; District 13 Voter Information

2 Year Term. Salary: $169,300

Results as of Nov 5 12:40pm
Candidates (Vote for 1)
Click on highlighted name for additional information supplied by candidate. Contact non-highlighted candidates and encourage them to provide information for voters.

Allyson Schwartz 196,868 votes 62.8%

  • Party: Democratic
Marina Kats Click here for more information about this candidate 108,271 votes 34.5%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • JD & LLM in Trial Advocacy from Temple University School of Law
  • President of Temple University's Presidential Advisory Board
  • 50 Best Businesswomen in Pennsylvania Award
  • Super Lawyer award by Philadelphia Magazine
  • Appointed Member of Board of Trustees of the Albert Einstein Hospital Board
  • Board Member of the HIAS Organization
  • As a fiscal conservative, I have taken the "No New Tax" Pledge to protect businesses and hardworking families
  • I believe America needs to become Energy Independent from Foreign Oil. Therefore all options must be on the table including offshore drilling
  • Spending and Corruption have taken over Washington. Therefore I have taken the "No Earmark Pledge"; I will oppose any earmarks or pork barrel projects
John P. McDermott Click here for more information about this candidate 8,374 votes 2.7%
  • Party: Constitution
  • Occupation: energy consultant
  • King's College-Wilkes Barre,Pa /BA-English Literature
  • former member Republican State Committee
  • elected unendorsed 1994-96 term
  • Strict Enforcement of Immigration Laws
  • Return the government to its enumerated powers stated in the constitution

Basic candidate data supplied by the Secretary of State. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
  Official Information

U.S. House of Representatives

Campaign Finance Data

Nonpartisan Information

League of Women Voters Capitol Advantage (Yahoo News)
  • Key Votes in Congress - Enter your zip and see how your U.S. Senators and Congressional Representative voted on many key issues
General Links

Election Archives

  • See the candidates, issues, and results from previous elections: 04/22/08
About Voting in Pennsylvania
This election is archived. Any links to sources outside of Smart Voter may no longer be active. No further links will be added to this page.
Links to sources outside of Smart Voter are provided for information only and do not imply endorsement.

Home (Ballot Lookup) || Election Links || About Smart Voter || Feedback

Created: January 24, 2009 10:49 PST
Smart Voter   <>
Copyright © League of Women Voters of California Education Fund
The League of Women Voters neither supports nor opposes candidates for public office or political parties.