2010 Pennsylvania lieutenant gubernatorial election


The Pennsylvania lieutenant gubernatorial election of 2010 was held on November 2, 2010. The winning candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor will serve a four-year term from 2011 to 2015. In Pennsylvania, the Lieutenant Governor is elected on the same ticket as the Governor, so the only campaign for this office was the primary election. As a result of Tom Corbett's election to the position of governor, Jim Cawley became the new Lieutenant Governor.[1]

Democratic primary



Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Doris A. Smith-Ribner 267,033 29.8
Democratic Scott H. Conklin 316,557 35.3
Democratic Jonathan A. Saidel 312,749 34.9

As a result of the Democratic primary, Scott Conklin served as the running mate to Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dan Onorato.

Republican primary




Republican primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steve Johnson 83,548 10.5
Republican Jean Craige Pepper 66,619 8.4
Republican Russ Diamond 35,707 4.5
Republican Chet Beiler 163,762 20.6
Republican Jim Cawley 209,441 26.3
Republican Billy McCue 28,018 3.5
Republican John Kennedy 72,409 9.1
Republican Stephen A. Urban 35,676 4.5
Republican Daryl Metcalfe 101,671 12.8

As a result of the Republican primary, Jim Cawley served as the running mate to Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Corbett.

See also


  1. ^ "2010 Pennsylvania Midterm Election".
  2. ^ http://www.electionreturns.state.pa.us/
  3. ^ Kristie, Dan (February 16, 2010). "Aichele ends bid for lieutenant governor". The Daily Local News. Archived from the original on January 21, 2013. Retrieved November 23, 2011.
  4. ^ http://www.electionreturns.state.pa.us/