Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 16

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Pennsylvania House District 16.png
Current Robert Matzie (DBeaver)
Demographics86.68% White
10.39% Black
1.35% Hispanic
Population (2012)
 • Citizen voting age
62,416
49,710

The 16th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is in southwest Pennsylvania and has been represented by Robert Matzie since 2009.

District profile[edit]

The 16th District is located in parts of Allegheny County and Beaver County and includes the following areas:[1]

Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Note
Before 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
Robert K. Hamilton Democrat 1969 – 1972
Charles P. Laughlin Democrat 1973 – 1988
Susan Laughlin Democrat 1989 – 2004 Conway
Sean M. Ramaley Democrat 2005 – 2008 Economy Vacated seat to run for Pennsylvania Senate.[2]
Robert Matzie Democrat 2009 – present Ambridge Incumbent

Recent election results[edit]

Template:Margin of victory
PA House election, 2010:
Pennsylvania House, District 16
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Robert Matzie 14,055 100
Turnout 14,055 100


PA House election, 2012:
Pennsylvania House, District 16
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Robert Matzie 15,798 56.09
Republican Kathy Coder 12,369 43.91
Margin of victory 3,429 12.17 Decrease 87.83
Turnout 28,167 100
PA House election, 2014:
Pennsylvania House, District 16
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Robert Matzie 13,013 100
Margin of victory 13,013 100 Increase 87.83
Turnout 13,013 100

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 Primary: Senator in the General Assembly". Elections Information. Pennsylvania Department of State. 2004. Archived from the original on May 14, 2008. Retrieved August 10, 2009.

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