Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 13

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Current John Lawrence (RFranklin Township, Chester County)
Demographics86.3% White
6.0% Black
11.2% Hispanic
Population (2011)
 • Citizen voting age
63,446
44,372


The 13th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is in southeast Pennsylvania and has been represented by John Lawrence since 2010.

District profile[edit]

The 13th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District encompasses Chester County and Lancaster County. It is made up of the following areas:[1]

Chester CountyLancaster County

Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Note
Prior to 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
Robert O. Davis Republican 1969 – 1972 Subsequently, represented the 15th district
District moved from Beaver County to Chester & Lancaster Counties after 1972
Earl H. Smith Republican 1973 – 1982
Arthur D. Hershey Republican 1983 – 2008 Cochranville Retired
Tom Houghton Democrat 2009 – 2011 Cochranville Unsuccessful candidate for re-election
John Lawrence Republican 2011 – present Incumbent

Recent election results[edit]

PA House election, 2010:
Pennsylvania House, District 13
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John Lawrence 12,790 54.97
Democratic Tom Houghton 10,476 45.03
Margin of victory 2,314 9.9
Turnout 23,266 100
PA House election, 2012:
Pennsylvania House, District 13
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John Lawrence 17,855 53.26
Democratic Eric S Schott 15,672 46.74
Margin of victory 2,183 6.5 Decrease 3.4
Turnout 33,527 100
PA House election, 2014:
Pennsylvania House, District 13
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John Lawrence 10,280 62.91
Democratic Ann V S Schotts 6,061 37.09
Margin of victory 4,219 25.8 Increase 19.3
Turnout 16,341 100

References[edit]

  • Cox, Harold (2004). "Legislatures - 1776-2004". Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

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