Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 1

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The 1st District of an electoral district of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and is currently represented by Democrat Pat Harkins. The district is located within Erie County and includes the following areas:[1]

  • Erie
    • Ward 1 (Divisions 2–3, 5–8)
    • Ward 2
    • Ward 3 (Divisions 1–2)
    • Ward 5 (Divisions 2–10, 12–13, 15–19)
    • Ward 6 (Divisions 2–4)
  • Lawrence Park Township

Representatives[edit]

Representative[2] Party[2] Years[2] District home Notes
Before 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
Frank Polaski Democrat 1969–1970 Erie Moved from the 2nd Erie County district. Defeated in primary election.[3]
Bernard Dombrowski Democrat 1971–1990 Erie Did not run for re-election.
Kenneth Kruszewski Democrat 1991–1992 Erie Defeated in primary election.[4]
Linda Bebko-Jones Democrat 1993–2006 Erie Did not run for re-election.
Pat Harkins Democrat 2007–present Erie Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ Trostle, Sharon, ed. (2009). The Pennsylvania Manual 119. Harrisburg: Pennsylvania Department of General Services. pp. 3–167. ISBN 0-8182-0334-X. 
  2. ^ a b c Cox, Harold (2007). "Pennsylvania Election Statistics: 1682–2006". Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University. Retrieved October 3, 2008. 
  3. ^ Margasak, Larry (May 20, 1970). "12 members in State House defeated". The Gettysburg Times. p. 17. Retrieved October 22, 2010. 
  4. ^ McQuown, Lynn S; Ehgartner Jr, George J, eds. (1993). The Pennsylvania Manual 111. Harrisburg: Pennsylvania Department of General Services. pp. 7–13. ISBN 0-8182-0177-0.