Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 27

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The 27th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is in southwestern Pennsylvania and has been represented by Dan Deasy since 2009.

Pennsylvania House District 27.png
Current Dan Deasy (DPittsburgh)
Demographics78.8% White
15.8% Black
2.0% Hispanic
Population (2011)
 • Citizen voting age
60,431
48,831

District profile[edit]

The 27th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Allegheny County and includes the following area:[1]

Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Note
Prior to 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
Robert A. Geisler Democrat 1969 – 1978
Richard B. Chess Democrat 1979 – 1980
Thomas C. Petrone Democrat 1981 – 2008 Pittsburgh Retired
Daniel J. Deasy Democrat 2009 – present Pittsburgh Incumbent

Recent election results[edit]

PA House election, 2010:
Pennsylvania House, District 27
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Dan Deasy 11,567 76
Reform Frank Liberatore 3,653 24
Margin of victory 7,914 52
Turnout 15,220 100
PA House election, 2012:
Pennsylvania House, District 27
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Dan Deasy 21,034 100
Margin of victory
Turnout 21,034 100
PA House election, 2014:
Pennsylvania House, District 27
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Dan Deasy 12,309 100
Margin of victory
Turnout 12,309 100

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

District map from the United States Census Bureau

Pennsylvania House Legislative District Maps from the Pennsylvania Redistricting Commission.

Population Data for District 27 from the Pennsylvania Redistricting Commission.