Pennsylvania Senate, District 26

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Pennsylvania's 26th
State Senate district

Senator
  Tim Kearney
DSwarthmore
Population (2021)255,232

Pennsylvania State Senate District 26 includes part of Delaware County. It is currently represented by Democrat Tim Kearney.

District profile[edit]

The district includes the following areas:[1]

Senators[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Note Counties
George B. Stevenson Republican 1939–1962 Former Lock Haven mayor (1935–37) in Clinton County.[2] Cameron, Clarion, Clinton, Elk, Forest[3]
Lyle G. Hall Democratic 1963–1968     Cameron, Clarion, Clinton, Elk, Forest[4]
1965–1966 Clarion, Elk, Forest[4]
1967–1968 Delaware (part)[4]
Clyde R. Dengler Republican 1969–1974 Delaware (part)[5]
John James Sweeney Democratic 1975–1978 Delaware (part)[3]
F. Joseph Loeper, Jr. Republican 1979–2000 Resigned December 31, 2000.[6] Delaware (part)[7]
Edwin B. Erickson Republican 2001–2014   Elected March 20, 2001 to fill vacancy.[8] Delaware (part)[9]
2005–2014 Delaware (part), Chester (part)[10]
Thomas J. McGarrigle Republican 2015–2019 Delaware (part), Chester (part)[11]
Tim Kearney Democratic 2019–present Incumbent Delaware (part), Chester (part)[11]

Recent election results[edit]

PA Senate election, 2022
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tim Kearney (incumbent) 65,675 59.9
Republican Frank Agovino 44,045 40.1
Total votes 109,720 100.0
Democratic hold
PA Senate election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tim Kearney 65,660 54.3
Republican Thomas J. McGarrigle (incumbent) 55,287 45.7
Total votes 120,947 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican
PA Senate election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Thomas J. McGarrigle 45,910 52.1
Democratic John I. Kane 42,170 47.9
Total votes 88,080 100.0
Republican hold
PA Senate election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Edwin Erickson (incumbent) 54,408 58.6
Democratic Michael Farrell 38,413 41.4
Total votes 92,821 100.0
Republican hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2021 Final Reapportionment Plan" (PDF). Pennsylvania Department of State. Retrieved 2022-11-11.
  2. ^ "The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Stevenson to Steward". politicalgraveyard.com. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  3. ^ a b Cox, Harold (2004). "Senate Members 'S'". Pennsylvania Election Statistics: 1682–2004. Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Retrieved February 19, 2020.
  4. ^ a b c Cox, Harold (2004). "Senate Members 'H'". Pennsylvania Election Statistics: 1682–2004. Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Retrieved February 19, 2020.
  5. ^ Cox, Harold (2004). "Senate Members 'D'". Pennsylvania Election Statistics: 1682–2004. Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Retrieved February 19, 2020.
  6. ^ Cox, Harold (2004). "Pennsylvania Senate - 1999-2000" (PDF). Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.
  7. ^ Cox, Harold (2004). "Senate Members 'L'". Pennsylvania Election Statistics: 1682–2004. Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Retrieved February 19, 2020.
  8. ^ "2001 Special Election for the 26th Senatorial District". Commonwealth of PA - Elections Information. Pennsylvania Department of State. 2004.
  9. ^ Cox, Harold (2004). "Senate Members 'E'". Pennsylvania Election Statistics: 1682–2004. Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Retrieved February 19, 2020.
  10. ^ "Senate Districts 2001" (PDF). Pennsylvania Redistricting. Retrieved February 19, 2020.
  11. ^ a b "Pennsylvania Senate Districts 2012" (PDF). Pennsylvania Redistricting. Retrieved February 19, 2020.