Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 137

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Current Joe Emrick (RMount Bethel)
Demographics 91.2% White
3.7% Black
4.8% Hispanic
Population (2011)
 • Citizen voting age
63,113
48,497

The 137th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Southeastern Pennsylvania and has been represented since 2011 by Joe Emrick.

District profile[edit]

The 137th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Northampton County. It includes the Real Estate Building and the Bridge in Bangor Borough. It is made up of the following areas:[1]

Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Note
Prior to 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
Phillip S. Ruggiero Democrat 1969 – 1978
Leonard Q. Gruppo Republican 1979 – 1998
Richard Grucela Democrat 1999 – 2010 Lower Mount Bethel Township Retired prior to 2010 election
Joe Emrick Republican 2011 – present Incumbent

Recent election results[edit]

PA House election, 2010:
Pennsylvania House, District 137
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Joe Emrick 13,593 62.03
Democratic Charles Dertinger 8,320 37.97
Margin of victory 5,273 24.06
Turnout 21,913 100
PA House election, 2012:
Pennsylvania House, District 137
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Joe Emrick 19,378 61.37
Democratic Joseph Capozzolo 12,200 38.63
Margin of victory 7,178 22.74 Decrease 77.26
Turnout 31,578 100
PA House election, 2014:
Pennsylvania House, District 137
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Joe Emrick 11,825 100
Margin of victory 11,825 100
Turnout 11,825 100
PA House election, 2016:
Pennsylvania House, District 137
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Joe Emrick 20,039 65.58
Democratic Dave Mattei 10,518 34.42
Margin of victory 9,521 31.16 Decrease 68.84
Turnout 30,557 100

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