Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 186

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Current Jordan A. Harris (DPhiladelphia)
Demographics 25.8% White
60.2% Black
4.4% Hispanic
Population (2011)
 • Citizen voting age
61,186
46,799

The 186th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Southeast Pennsylvania and has been represented since 2013 by Jordan A. Harris.

District profile[edit]

The 186th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Philadelphia County and encompasses the Aquinas Center and the African Cultural Alliance of North America. It also includes the following areas:[1]

  • Ward 30
  • Ward 36 [PART, Divisions 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40 and 41]
  • Ward 48 [PART, Divisions 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22 and 23]
  • Ward 51 [PART, Divisions 03, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 21, 22 and 24]

Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Note
Prior to 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
Earl Vann Democrat 1969 – 1976
Edward A. Wiggins Democratic 1977 – 1988
David L. Shadding Democratic 1979 – 1980
Harold James Democratic 1989 – 2008 Defeated in primary[2]
Kenyatta Johnson Democratic 2009 – 2012 Resigned upon election to the Philadelphia City Council
Harold James Democratic 2012 – 2013 Elected in special election.[3] Incumbent's predecessor

Recent election results[edit]

PA House election, 2010:
Pennsylvania House, District 186
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Kenyatta Johnson 16,668 93.0
Republican Keith Todd 1,254 7.0
Margin of victory 15,414 86.0
Turnout 17,922 100.0
PA House special election, 2012:
Pennsylvania House, District 186
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Harold James 4,586 93.96
Republican Barbara Hankinson 295 6.04
Margin of victory 4,291 87.92
Turnout 4,881 100
PA House election, 2012:
Pennsylvania House, District 186
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Jordan A. Harris 26,469 100.0
Margin of victory
Turnout 26,469 100.0
PA House election, 2014:
Pennsylvania House, District 186
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Jordan A. Harris 16,070 100.0
Margin of victory
Turnout 16,070 100.0
PA House election, 2016:
Pennsylvania House, District 186
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Jordan A. Harris 29,455 100.0
Margin of victory
Turnout 29,455 100.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Composite Listing of House of Representatives Districts" (PDF). Pennsylvania Department of State. Retrieved 2015-02-19. 
  2. ^ "2008 General Primary - Representative in the General Assembly". Commonwealth of PA - Elections Information. Pennsylvania Department of State. 2004. 
  3. ^ "6 New State Reps Sworn In". Politics News. NBC 10 Philadelphia. Retrieved July 4, 2012. 

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