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Pennsylvania State Government April 22, 2008 Election
Attorney General; State of Pennsylvania; Republican 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 Republican party ballots.

Results as of Jun 5 5:21pm
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Tom Corbett Click here for more information about this candidate

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Pennsylvania Attorney General
  • United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Assistant District Attorney in Allegheny County
  • Chairman, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency
  • Member, Pennsylvania Army National Guard 28th Infantry Division
  • 1975, St. Mary's University School of Law, J.D.
  • 1971, Lebanon Valley College, B.A.
  • Protecting our children from Internet sexual predators and child pornography
  • Fighting drugs and gangs in our communities
  • Protecting our senior citizens from financial fraud and physical abuse

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