A Primary Primer: Election 2012 at a Glance
A quick look at who Phoenixville residents can vote for, and where they can do it.
Who is running?
State Representative (157th District)
State Senator (19th District)
- Incumbent Democrat Andrew Dinniman is unopposed in the primary, as is Republican Christopher Amentas.
Attorney General - Contested for Democrats
- Democrats Kathleen Kane and Patrick Murphy are competing for the nomination, while Republican David Freed is unopposed in the primary.
Auditor General - Contested for Republicans
- Republicans Frank Pinto and John Maher are competing for the nomination. Democrat Eugene Depasquale is unopposed in the primary.
U.S. Representative (PA-6th)
- Incumbent Republican Jim Gerlach (PA-6) is unopposed in the primary, as is Berks County physician Manan Trivedi on the Democratic ballot.
U.S. Senator - Contested for Democrats and Republicans
- Incumbent Democrat Bob Casey faces a challenge from Joseph Vodvarka. The Republican ballot includes Charlestown resident Steve Welch, Sam Rohrer, Marc Scaringi, Tom Smith and David Christian.
U.S. President - Contested for Republicans
- Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul, will be on the ballot, as will Rick Santorum, who has suspended his campaign. Barack Obama is unopposed on the Democratic side.