The Pennsylvania Auditor General Election, 2008 was held on Election Day. Incumbent Democrat Jack Wagner of Pittsburgh was unopposed for the Democratic nomination. Republican Chet Beiler, a construction executive from Penn Township, Lancaster County, was also unopposed for the Republican nomination after primary opponent Chris Walsh withdrew from the race, citing problems with his nomination petitions.[1] Wagner had previously served as a State Senator, while Beiler had no prior political experience, but was a manufacturing executive.

2008 Pennsylvania Auditor General election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Jack Wagner 3,336,219 59.0
Republican Chet Beiler 2,134,543 37.8
Libertarian Betsy Summers 184,029 3.3

See also

  1. ^ Lancaster Online: "Beiler's GOP Pa. auditor race opponent drops out," 21 February 2008