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RICK SANTORUM (R)

First elected in 1994; seeking third full term; Santorum was unopposed in the primary.

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  • Born: May 10, 1958; Winchester, Va.
  • Family: Married (Karen); six children.
  • Education: Dickinson Law School, J.D., 1986; University of Pittsburgh, MBA, 1981; Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 1980.
  • Professional career: Practicing attorney, 1986-90; executive director, Pennsylvania Senate Transportation Committee, 1984-86; executive director, Pennsylvania Senate Local Government Committee, 1981-84; administrative assistant, state Sen. J. Doyle Corman, 1981-86.
  • Military career: None.
  • Previous elective office: U.S. House, 1990-94.

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BOB CASEY JR. (D)

Casey, the state treasurer, was nominated with 85 percent in a three-way primary.

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  • Born: April 13, 1960; Scranton, Pa.
  • Family: Married (Terese); four children.
  • Education: Catholic University, J.D., 1988; College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 1982.
  • Professional career: Practicing attorney, 1991-96; teacher, Jesuit volunteer corps, 1982-83.
  • Military career: None.
  • Previous elective office: State auditor general, 1996-2004; state treasurer, 2004-present.

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