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Pennsylvania State Government April 22, 2008 Election
Attorney General; State of Pennsylvania; Democratic Party Voter Information

4 Year Term. Salary: $141,565

The Attorney General, as Pennsylvania's chief legal and law enforcement officer, represents the Commonwealth in legal actions brought against it, furnishes legal advice to the Governor or any state agency, and prosecutes organized crime and public corruption. The office's law enforcement program includes criminal investigations, drug law enforcement, direction of statewide and multi-county investigative grand juries, and a Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. Other duties include review of all proposed rules and regulations of state agencies and administration of provisions relating to consumer protection. Under the state constitution the Attoney General must be a member of the bar in Pennsylvania.

This contest will only appear on Democratic party ballots.

Results as of Jun 5 5:21pm
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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John M. Morganelli Click here for more information about this candidate

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: District Attorney
  • JD Villanova Law School, 1980
  • BA Moravian College, 1977
  • Pass a gang statute that makes gang membership a crime so as to attack the gangs before they commit their next murder or drug deal
  • Address the proliferation of handguns into the hands of criminals, young children and those with mental illness.
  • Abolish parole for violent criminals.

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