Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 189

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Current Rosemary Brown (REast Stroudsburg)
Demographics 80.7% White
11.0% Black
12.2% Hispanic
Population (2011)
 • Citizen voting age
62,591
47,559

The 189th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Northeast Pennsylvania and has been represented since 2011 by Rosemary Brown.

District profile[edit]

The 189th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Monroe County and Pike County and is home to the Pennsylvania Welcome Center and the Frazetta Art Museum. It also includes the following areas:[1]

Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Note
Prior to 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
Martin P. Mullen Democrat 1969 – 1982
District moved from Philadelphia County to Monroe County after 1982
Joseph W. Battisto Democrat 1983 – 2000
Kelly Lewis Republican 2001 – 2004 Resigned on December 6, 2004[2]
John Siptroth Democrat 2005 – 2010 Elected on February 8, 2005 to fill vacancy.[3]
Defeated in November 2010.
Rosemary M. Brown Republican 2011 – present Incumbent

Recent election results[edit]

PA House election, 2010:
Pennsylvania House, District 189
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Rosemary Brown 9,912 54.86
Democratic John Siptroth 8,157 45.14
Margin of victory 1,755 9.72
Turnout 18,069 100.0
PA House election, 2012:
Pennsylvania House, District 189
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Rosemary Brown 14,996 55.63 Increase .77
Democratic Elizabeth Forrest 11,962 44.37
Margin of victory 3,034 11.26 Increase 1.48
Turnout 26,958 100.0
PA House election, 2014:
Pennsylvania House, District 189
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Rosemary Brown 8,033 63.07 Increase 7.44
Democratic Elizabeth Forrest 4,704 36.93 Decrease 7.44
Margin of victory 3,329 26.14 Increase 14.88
Turnout 12,737 100.0
PA House election, 2016:
Pennsylvania House, District 189
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Rosemary Brown 16,142 63.52 Increase .45
Democratic Damary Bonilla-Rodriguez 9,272 36.48
Margin of victory 6,870 27.04 Increase .9
Turnout 25,414 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Composite Listing of House of Representatives Districts" (PDF). Pennsylvania Department of State. Retrieved 2015-02-19. 
  2. ^ "SESSION OF 2005 - 189TH OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY - No. 1" (PDF). Legislative Journal. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. 2005-01-04. 
  3. ^ "2005 Special Election for the 189th State House District". Commonwealth of PA - Elections Information. Pennsylvania Department of State. 2004. Archived from the original on 2008-11-28. 

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