Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 142

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Current Frank Farry (RLanghorne)
Demographics 93.5% White
1.9% Black
2.3% Hispanic
Population (2011)
 • Citizen voting age
64,837
51,859

The 142nd Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Southeastern Pennsylvania and has been represented since 2009 by Frank Farry.

District profile[edit]

The 142nd Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Bucks County. It includes the Joseph Richardson House. 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.
James L. Wright, Jr. Republican 1969 – 1990 Levittown
Matthew N. Wright Republican 1991 – 2006 Levittown
Christopher J. King Democrat 2007 – 2008 Langhorne Unsuccessful candidate for reelection[2]
Frank Farry Republican 2009 – present Langhorne Incumbent

Recent election results[edit]

PA House election, 2010:
Pennsylvania House, District 142
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Frank Farry 14,514 63.81
Democratic John Toth 8,231 36.19
Margin of victory 6,283 27.62
Turnout 22,745 100
PA House election, 2012:
Pennsylvania House, District 142
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Frank Farry 20,596 100
Margin of victory 20,596 100
Turnout 20,596 100
PA House election, 2014:
Pennsylvania House, District 142
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Frank Farry 14,758 65.20
Democratic Regina Kiley 7,878 34.80
Margin of victory 6,880 30.40 Decrease 69.60
Turnout 22,636 100
PA House election, 2016:
Pennsylvania House, District 142
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Frank Farry 26,325 100
Margin of victory 26,325 100
Turnout 26,325 100

References[edit]

  • Cox, Harold (2004). "Legislatures - 1776-2004". Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.
  1. ^ "Composite Listing of House of Representatives Districts" (PDF). Pennsylvania Department of State. Retrieved 2015-02-19.
  2. ^ "2008 General Election - Representative in the General Assembly". Commonwealth of PA - Elections Information. Pennsylvania Department of State. 2004. Archived from the original on 2008-12-08.

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Coordinates: 40°10′44″N 74°59′24″W / 40.17887°N 74.98992°W / 40.17887; -74.98992