Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 1

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Pennsylvania House District 1.png
Current Pat Harkins (DErie)
Demographics 69.6% White
21.3% Black
7.9% Hispanic
Population (2011)
 • Citizen voting age
60428
44372

The 1st Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is in northwestern Pennsylvania and has been represented by Pat Harkins since 2006.

District profile[edit]

The 1st Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Erie County, Pennsylvania and includes the following area:[1]

  • Erie
    • Ward 01
    • Ward 02
    • Ward 05 [PART, Divisions 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19]
    • Ward 06 [PART, Divisions 02, 03 and 04]
  • Lawrence Park Township
  • Wesleyville

Representatives[edit]

Representative[2] Party[2] Years[2] Home District boundaries
Before 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
Frank Polaski Democrat 1969–1970
Defeated in primary election[3]
Erie Moved from the 2nd Erie County district.
1969–1972
Bernard Dombrowski Democrat 1970–1990
Did not run for re-election
Erie
1972–1982
1982–1992
Kenneth Kruszewski Democrat 1990–1992
Defeated in primary election[4]
Erie
Linda Bebko-Jones Democrat 1992–2006
Did not seek re-election
Erie 1992–2002
2002–2014
Erie County: Erie (part); Lawrence Park Township
Total population: 59,050
Patrick J. Harkins Democrat 2006–present Erie
2014–present
Erie County: Erie (part); Lawrence Park Township; Wesleyville
Total population: 60,428

Recent election results[edit]

PA House election, 2010:
Pennsylvania House, District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Pat Harkins 10645 100
Margin of victory
Turnout 10645 100
PA House election, 2012:
Pennsylvania House, District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Pat Harkins 16970 100
Margin of victory
Turnout 16970 100
PA House election, 2014:
Pennsylvania House, District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Pat Harkins 9146 100
Margin of victory
Turnout 9146 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pennsylvania Department of State. "Composite Listing of House of Representatives Districts" (PDF).
  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.

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