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PA-08

D

D

We need to hold this seat.

Clinton lost by:

-8.1%

Biden lost by:

-2.9%

2016-20 shift:

5.2%

Rep. Matt Cartwright

democrat (INCUMBENT)

Amount raised: Coming soon

Polling average: Coming soon

Voted to increase funding for broadband and infrastructure in rural Pennsylvania.

Supported legislation to increase job opportunities for working Americans.

Is fighting for new investments in K-12 education.

Jim Bognet

republican (CHALLENGER)

Amount raised: Coming soon

Polling average: Coming soon

Supports policies that will disenfranchise voters and make it harder to vote.

Wants to divert federal funds to building a border wall.

Will vote to reduce access to affordable and quality health care.

PA-08 is rated as R+4. The GOP has a slight advantage here compared to the country as a whole, but this seat is winnable for Democrats.

Note: If this office has an incumbent, the incumbent is shown here. Swing Left will support the Democratic nominee following the primary, or pre-primary only if they are running unopposed, with the exception of statewide incumbents in competitive gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races, which have received early support.

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Our team considers factors like how a district or state has voted in previous elections, how the district or state has voted depending on the party in power in the White House, the party of the elected incumbent and whether they're running for re-election, and any history of attempts to restrict voting. This year, we're also taking the results of redistricting into account.

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