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Mark Stephen Singel (born September 13, 1953 in Westmont, Pennsylvania) served as the Democratic lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania from 1987 to 1995 under Robert P. Casey, Sr. He was acting governor from June 14, 1993 to December 13, 1993 during Casey's lengthy battle with amyloidosis and subsequent multiple organ transplant. September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Westmont is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... A Lieutenant Governor is a government official who is the subordinate or deputy of a Governor or Governor-General. ... State nickname: The Keystone State Other U.S. States Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Governor Ed Rendell (D) Official languages None Area 119,283 km² (33rd)  - Land 116,074 km²  - Water 3,208 km² (2. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Patrick Casey, Sr. ... An acting governor is a constitutional position created in some U.S. states when the governor dies in office or resigns. ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...


A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, Singel was elected to the Pennsylvania State Senate in 1980. After reelection in 1984, he sought and won the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor in 1986. Acting as Casey's running mate, the Casey/Singel team won a narrow victory over the Republican team of Lieutenant Governor William Scranton, III and State Senator Mike Fisher. The Casey/Singel team was reelected in 1990. The Pennsylvania State University The Pennsylvania State University (commonly known as Penn State) is a state-related land-grant university in Pennsylvania, with over 80,000 students at 24 campuses throughout the state. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A running mate is a person running for a subordinate position on a joint ticket during an election. ... William Worthington Scranton, III (born July 20, 1947 in Scranton, Pennsylvania) served as the Republican lieutenant governor of the state of Pennsylvania from 1979 to 1987 in the administration of Governor Richard Thornburgh. ... D. Michael Fisher (born 1944 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


During their second term, Governor Casey was diagnosed with Appalachian familiar amyloidosis, a rare and usually fatal liver disorder. Casey required a risky experimental multiple organ transplant. During his lengthy recovery, Singel served as Pennsylvania's acting governor.


Singel sought and lost the Democratic senatorial nomination in 1992 to Harris Wofford, who would lose the Senate seat two years later (in 1994) to giant-killer Rick Santorum. He won the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in 1994 and faced Republican US Congressman Tom Ridge in the general election. Singel lost the general election to Ridge. Some people in the party blamed Casey for Singel's loss noting that Casey, who is Pro-Life, gave only lackluster support to the Pro-Choice Singel. He declined to either campaign or raise money for Singel's candidacy. The incident caused a deep rift between the two men. 1992 is a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Harris Llewellyn Wofford (born April 9, 1926) was an American politician who served as a U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania from 1991 to 1995. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Richard John Santorum (born May 10, 1958), commonly known as Rick Santorum, is an American politician from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... Tom Ridge Thomas Joseph Ridge (born August 26, 1946) is a former Governor of Pennsylvania (1995–2001), Assistant to the President for Homeland Security (2001–2003), and the first United States Secretary of Homeland Security (2003–2005). ... Pro-life demonstrators at the March for Life in Washington, D.C. on January 22, 2002. ... Pro-Choice is a common self-description used by people who believe that the choice of terminating pregnancy should be a a protected legal option for a pregnant female. ...


After his unsuccessful gubernatorial bid, he remained active in Democratic politics. He served as chairman of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party and was a Presidential Elector in 1996. He briefly considered running against Senator Rick Santorum in 2000, but withdrew his name from consideration and backed eventual party nominee Ron Klink. The United States Electoral College is the electoral college which chooses the President and Vice President of the United States at the conclusion of each Presidential election. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Richard John Santorum (born May 10, 1958), commonly known as Rick Santorum, is an American politician from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Ronald Klink (born September 23, 1951) is a Democratic politician and former Representative from Pennsylvania, USA. Klink was born in Canton, Ohio, in 1951, and graduated from Meyersdale High School in Pennsylvania in 1969. ...


In 2000, Singel joined the Philadelphia based Duane Morris law firm as lobbyist and director of their Johnstown branch office. Singel and the firm began a well publicized battle after Duane Morris accused Singel of funneling off clients and luring away key firm personnel to start his own political consulting group. The firm sued Singel but settled the suit out of court in February 2005. Johnstown is a city located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... February is the second month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ...


Singel is widely rumored to have an interest in seeking the Pennsylvania Democratic gubernatorial nomination in 2006 or 2010. 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2010 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...



Preceded by:
William Scranton, III
Lt. Governor of Pennsylvania
19871995
Succeeded by:
Mark Schweiker
Preceded by:
Robert Casey, Sr.
Acting Governor of Pennsylvania
1993
Succeeded by:
Robert Casey, Sr.


William Worthington Scranton, III (born July 20, 1947 in Scranton, Pennsylvania) served as the Republican lieutenant governor of the state of Pennsylvania from 1979 to 1987 in the administration of Governor Richard Thornburgh. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mark S. Schweiker Mark Steven Schweiker (born January 31, 1953) was the governor of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania from 2001 to 2003. ... Robert Patrick Casey, Sr. ... List of Pennsylvania Governors The office of Pennsylvania governor was created by the states Constitution of 1790. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Robert Patrick Casey, Sr. ...


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Mark Singel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (430 words)
Mark Stephen Singel (born September 13, 1953 in Westmont, Pennsylvania) served as the Democratic lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania from 1987 to 1995 under Robert P. Casey, Sr.
Singel sought and lost the Democratic senatorial nomination in 1992 to Lynn Yeakel, who would go on to lose the general election to Arlen Spector by a narrow margin.
Singel was widely rumored to have an interest in seeking the Pennsylvania Democratic gubernatorial nomination in 2006 but chose not to challenge incumbent Ed Rendell.
Mark S. Schweiker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (595 words)
Mark Steven Schweiker (born January 31, 1953) was the governor of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania from 2001 to 2003.
The Tom Ridge/Mark Schweiker team won the 1994 election, beating the Democratic team of Lt. Governor Mark Singel and State Labor and Industry Secretary Tom Foley by 45.40% to 39.89%.
Mark S. Schweiker is a distant relative of former U.S. Senator and cabinet secretary Richard S. Schweiker.
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