Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 172

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The 172nd Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Philadelphia County and includes the following areas:[1]

  • Philadelphia (PART)
    • Ward 55 [PART, Divisions 06–09, 11–27 and 29]
    • Ward 56 [PART, Division 32]
    • Ward 57 [PART, Divisions 02–03, 11, 13 and 15],
    • Ward 58 [PART, Divisions 11, 19 and 28]
    • Ward 63 [PART, Divisions 01, 03–05, 07 (block 1028), 09–11 (blocks 1001–1002, and 1005), 12–14, 16–20 and 24]
    • Ward 64
    • Ward 66 [PART, Divisions 10 (blocks 2000–2001, 2003, 3000–3004) and 17]

Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Note
Prior to 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
Francis E. Gleeson, Jr. Democrat 1969 – 1978 Philadelphia Unsuccessful candidate for re-election
John M. Perzel Republican 1979 – 2010 Philadelphia Unsuccessful candidate for re-election
Kevin J. Boyle Democrat 2011 – present Philadelphia Incumbent

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