Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 197

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The 197th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Philadelphia County and includes the following areas:[1]

  • Philadelphia (PART)
    • Ward 11,
    • Ward 13 [PART, Division 25],
    • Ward 16,
    • Ward 28 [PART, Divisions 02, 03, 04, 05, 08, 16, 17 and 18],
    • Ward 32 [PART, Divisions 05, 06, 07, 08, 09 and 11],
    • Ward 38 [PART, Divisions 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20 and 21]
    • Ward 47 [PART, Divisions 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14].

Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Note
Prior to 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
Joel J. Johnson Democrat 1969 – 1980
Junius M. Emerson Democrat 1981 – 1982
Andrew J. Carn Democrat 1983 – 2000
Jewell Williams Democrat 2001 – 2012 Resigned
Gary Williams Democrat 2012 – 2013
Jose Miranda Democrat 2013 – present Incumbent

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