Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 34

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Pennsylvania House District 34.png
Current Paul Costa (DBraddock)
Demographics70.3% White
24.7% Black
1.6% Hispanic
Population (2011)
 • Citizen voting age
60,609
36,726

The 34th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in southwest Pennsylvania and has been represented since 1999 by Paul Costa.

District profile[edit]

The 34th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Allegheny County in southwest Pennsylvania and encompasses well-known locations such as Kennywood and the Carrie Furnace. It also includes the following areas:[1]

Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Note
Prior to 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
Thomas M. Nolan Democrat 1969 – 1970 Turtle Creek Resigned on November 30, 1970 after election to Pennsylvania State Senate
Richard J. Frankenburg Republican 1971 – 1974
Ronald R. Cowell Democrat 1975 – 1998
Paul Costa Democrat 1999 – present Pittsburgh Incumbent

Recent election results[edit]

PA House election, 2010:
Pennsylvania House, District 34
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Paul Costa 15,466 100.0
Margin of victory
Turnout 15,466 100.0
PA House election, 2012:
Pennsylvania House, District 34
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Paul Costa 23,511 100.0
Margin of victory
Turnout 23,511 100.0
PA House election, 2014:
Pennsylvania House, District 34
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Paul Costa 14,639 100.0
Margin of victory
Turnout 14,639 100.0
PA House election, 2016:
Pennsylvania House, District 34
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Paul Costa 27,737 100.0
Margin of victory
Turnout 27,737 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Composite Listing of House of Representatives Districts" (PDF). Pennsylvania Department of State. Retrieved 2015-02-19.

External links[edit]