Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 188

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The 188th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Philadelphia County and includes the following areas:[1]

  • Philadelphia (PART)
    • Ward 27 [PART, Divisions 01, 02, 03, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23],
    • Ward 46,
    • Ward 51 [PART, Divisions 02, 06, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26 and 28]
    • Ward 60 [PART, Divisions 01, 02, 03, 08, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 23].

Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Note
Prior to 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
James P. O'Donnell Democrat 1969 – 1972
Lucien E. Blackwell Democratic 1973 – 1976
Alija Dumas Democratic 1977 – 1980
James D. Williams Democratic 1981 – 1985 Died on March 13, 1985[2]
James R. Roebuck, Jr. Democratic 1985 – present Elected May 21, 1985 to fill vacancy.[3]
Incumbent

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