Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 131
|Current||Justin Simmons (R–Coopersburg)|
• Citizen voting age
The 131st Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located within Lehigh County, Montgomery County and Northampton County. It includes Dillingersville Union School and Church and Red Hill Historic District. It is made up of the following areas:
- Lehigh County
- Montgomery County
- Northampton County
- Lower Saucon Township (PART, Districts 01, 02, 04, 07 and 08)
|Prior to 1969, seats were apportioned by county.|
|James P. Ritter||Democrat||1969 – 1982|
|Roy C. Afflerbach||Democrat||1983 – 1986|
|Karen A. Ritter||Democrat||1987 – 1994|
|Pat Browne||Republican||1995 – 2005||Allentown||Elected to the Pennsylvania State Senate|
|Karen D. Beyer||Republican||2005 – 2010||Lower Saucon Township||Elected in a special election on July 19, 2005 to fill vacancy.|
|Justin Simmons||Republican||2011 – Present||Coopersburg||Incumbent|
Recent election results
|Margin of victory||2,272||13.14|
|Democratic||Kevin T. Deely Jr.||12,994||49.97|
|Margin of victory||14||0.06||13.08|
|Democratic||Michael W. Beyer||4,923||38.56|
|Margin of victory||2,916||22.86||22.80|
|Democratic||Joanne E. Jackson||8,211||37.10|
|Margin of victory||5,710||25.80||2.94|
- Cox, Harold (2004). "Legislatures - 1776-2004". Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.
- "Composite Listing of House of Representatives Districts" (PDF). Pennsylvania Department of State. Retrieved 2015-02-19.
- "2005 Special Election for the 131st Legislative District". Commonwealth of PA - Elections Information. Pennsylvania Department of State. 2004. Archived from the original on 2008-11-28.
- District map from the United States Census Bureau
- Pennsylvania House Legislative District Maps from the Pennsylvania Redistricting Commission.
- Population Data for District 131 from the Pennsylvania Redistricting Commission.
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