Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 26

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The 26th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is in Southeastern Pennsylvania and has been represented by Tim Hennessey since 1992.

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Current Tim Hennessey (RPottstown)
Demographics89.1% White
6.6% Black
3.3% Hispanic
Population (2011)
 • Citizen voting age
64647
47958

District profile[edit]

The 26th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Chester County and Montgomery County, and includes the following area:[1]

Chester County

Montgomery County

  • Pottstown (PART, Districts 01, 02, 07 [PART, Division 01])

Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Note
Prior to 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
Charles N. Caputo Democrat 1969 – 1978
Michael M. Dawida Democrat 1979 – 1982 Subsequently, represented the 36th district
District moved from Allegheny County to Chester County after 1982
Eugene G. Saloom Democrat 1983 – 1992 Previously represented the 59th district
Tim Hennessey Republican 1993 – present Pottstown Incumbent

Recent election results[edit]

PA House election, 2010:
Pennsylvania House, District 26
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Tim Hennessey 12332 56.9
Democratic Fern B. Kaufman 9350 43.1
Margin of victory 2982 13.8
Turnout 21682 100
PA House election, 2012:
Pennsylvania House, District 26
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Tim Hennessey 18056 56.3
Democratic Mike D. Hays 14033 43.7
Margin of victory 4025 12.5 Decrease
Turnout 32091 100
PA House election, 2014:
Pennsylvania House, District 26
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Tim Hennessey 12870 100
Margin of victory
Turnout 12870 100

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]