Northampton Election Guide

Here's a guide to the candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting the Northampton area in the 2012 election.

As we look ahead to November’s elections, Northampton Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town. 

Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near. Bookmark this page for updates.


President of the United States

  • Barack Obama (D)
  • Mitt Romney (R)

U.S. Senator

  • Bob Casey, Jr., Democratic
  • Tom Smith, Republican

U.S. Representative in Congress – 8th Congressional District

  • Kathy Boockvar, Democratic
  • Mike Fitzpatrick, Republican

Pa. Representative in the General Assembly, 143th Legislative District

  • Marguerite Quinn, Republican 
  • Joseph Frederick, Democratic

Pa. Representative in the General Assembly, 178th Legislative District                       

  • Scott A. Petri, Republican (Uncontested)

Pa. Representative in the General Assembly, 29th Legislative District

  • Brian Munroe, Democratic
  • Bernie O'Neill, Republican 

Attorney General

  • David J. Freed, Republican
  • Kathleen G. Kane, Democratic

Auditor General

  • John Maher, Republican
  • Eugene A. Depasquale, Democratic 

State Treasurer

  • Diana Irey Vaughan, Republican
  • Robert M. McCord, Democratic


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