Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 6

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The 6th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is in NorthWestern Pennsylvania and has been represented since 2007 by Bradley T. Roae.

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Current Bradley T. Roae (RMeadville)
Demographics 95.5% White
2.2% Black
1.1% Hispanic
Population (2011)
 • Citizen voting age
64,430
50,394

District profile[edit]

Facts about District 6 This is the district of Robert Budd Dwyer (November 21, 1939 – January 22, 1987),as the 30th Treasurer of Pennsylvania.On January 22, 1987, Dwyer called a news conference in the Pennsylvania state capital of Harrisburg where he killed himself in front of the gathered reporters [1]

The 6th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Crawford County and Erie County and includes the following areas:[2]

Representatives[edit]

Representative[3] Party[3] Years[3] District home Notes
Prior to 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
R. Budd Dwyer Republican 1969 – 1970 Meadville Moved from the Crawford County district.
H. Harrison Haskell Republican 1971 – 1978 Titusville Did not run for re-election.
Tom Swift Republican 1979 – 1986 Cambridge Springs Defeated in primary election.[4]
Connie Maine Democrat 1987 – 1990 Townville Defeated in general election.[5]
Teresa E. Forcier Republican 1991 – 2006 Cambridge Springs Defeated in primary election.[6]
Brad Roae Republican 2007 – present Meadville Incumbent

Recent election results[edit]

PA House election, 2010:
Pennsylvania House, District 6
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Bradley T. Roae 13,665 100
Margin of victory 13,665 100
Turnout 13,665 100
PA House election, 2012:
Pennsylvania House, District 6
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Bradley T. Roae 16,903 100
Margin of victory 16,903 100
Turnout 16,903 100
PA House election, 2014:
Pennsylvania House, District 6
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Bradley T. Roae 11,960 63.88
Democratic Juanita Kay Shutsa 6,763 36.12
Margin of victory 5,197 27.76
Turnout 18,723 100
PA House election, 2016:
Pennsylvania House, District 6
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Bradley T. Roae 17,197 60
Democratic Peter Andrew Zimmer 11,467 40
Margin of victory 5,730 20 Decrease 7.67
Turnout 28,664 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stevens, William K. (January 23, 1987). "Official calls in press and kills himself". The New York Times. Retrieved September 11, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Composite Listing of House of Representatives Districts" (PDF). Pennsylvania Department of State. Retrieved 2015-02-19. 
  3. ^ a b c Cox, Harold (2007). "Pennsylvania Election Statistics: 1682–2006". Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University. Retrieved October 3, 2008. 
  4. ^ Doukas, Ozzie, ed. (1987). The Pennsylvania Manual. 108. Harrisburg: Pennsylvania Department of General Services. p. 615. ISBN 0-8182-0097-9. 
  5. ^ DiFlaviana, Kathleen, ed. (1991). The Pennsylvania Manual. 110. Harrisburg: Pennsylvania Department of General Services. p. 637. ISBN 0-8182-0145-2. 
  6. ^ Trostle, Sharon, ed. (2007). The Pennsylvania Manual. 118. Harrisburg: Pennsylvania Department of General Services. pp. 7–10. ISBN 0-8182-0318-8. 

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