Pennsylvania Senate, District 37

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Pennsylvania State Senate District 37 includes parts of Allegheny County and Washington County. It includes the following areas:[1]

The most recent Senator representing district 37 was Guy Reschenthaler. Reschenthaler resigned following his election to the U.S. House of Representatives. On April 2nd, 2019, Democrat Pam Iovino defeated Republican D. Raja to fill the vacancy. [2]

Senators[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Note
Wayne S. Ewing Republican 1969 – 1976
Michael P. Schaefer Democratic 1977 – 1980
D. Michael Fisher Republican 1981 – 1996
Timothy F. Murphy Republican 1997 – 2003 Resigned January 3, 2003.[3]
John R. Pippy Republican 2003 – 2012 Elected March 11, 2003 to fill vacancy.[4] Resigned June 30, 2012.[5]
Matthew H. Smith Democratic 2013 – 2015 Mt. Lebanon Resigned June 2015[6]
Guy Reschenthaler Republican 2015 – 2019 Jefferson Hills Elected November 3, 2015 to fill vacancy. Elected to the US House of Representatives.
Pamela Iovino Democratic 2019 – Present Mt. Lebanon Elected April 2, 2019 to fill vacancy. [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Composite Listing of State Senate Districts" (PDF). Pennsylvania Department of State. Retrieved 2015-02-19.
  2. ^ https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2019/04/02/special-election-37th-District-Pennsylvania-Senate-seat-pam-iovino-raja-Allegheny-Washington-county/stories/201904020058
  3. ^ Cox, Harold (2004). "Pennsylvania Senate - 2003-2004" (PDF). Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.
  4. ^ "2003 Special Election for the 37th Senatorial District". Commonwealth of PA - Elections Information. Pennsylvania Department of State. 2004.
  5. ^ Olson, Laura (1 July 2012). "State Sen. Pippy resigns from legislative seat following budget vote". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 26 July 2012.
  6. ^ Santoni, Matthew (27 May 2015). "State Sen. Matt Smith resigning to become Chamber president". TribLIVE. Retrieved 5 October 2015.
  7. ^ Routh, Julian (2 April 2019). "Democrat Pam Iovino wins Pa. Senate Seat". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 2 April 2019.