Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 161

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The 161st Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Delaware County and includes the following areas:[1]


Representative Party Years District home Note
Prior to 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
Edward B. Mifflin Republican 1969–1971 Died January 2, 1971[2]
Edmund Jones Republican 1971–1974 Elected May 18, 1971 to fill vacancy[3]
Peter J. O'Keefe Democrat 1975–1978
Thomas P. Gannon Republican 1979–2006 Ridley Township Defeated for re-election
Bryan Lentz Democrat 2007–2010 Swarthmore Did not seek re-election
Joseph Hackett Republican 2011–2015 Ridley Township Resigned effective April 30, 2015
Leanne Krueger-Braneky Democratic 2015–present Swarthmore Won special election August 4, 2015

The total population of the district is 63,539. :[4]