Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 178

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The 178th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Bucks County and includes the following areas:[1]


Representative Party Years District home Note
Prior to 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
Harry R. J. Comer Democrat 1969 – 1974
James M. McIntyre Democrat 1975 – 1982 Subsequently, represented the 180th district
District moved from Philadelphia County to Bucks County after 1982.
Roy Reinard Republican 1983 – 2002 Holland
Scott Petri Republican 2003 – 2017 New Hope Subsequently became Executive Director of the Philadelphia Parking Authority[2]
Special Election held for remainder of Scott Petri's term.
Helen Tai Democrat 2018 – 2019 Solebury
Wendi Thomas Republican 2019 – present Northampton Township


  • Cox, Harold (2004). "Legislatures - 1776-2004". Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.