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  Berks
County Government
  Berks Board of County Commissioners  Republican Party Control 0 11 +33.33%
  Berks County District Attorney  John T. Adams 2 11 +99.74%
  Berks County Controller  Sandra M. Graffius 3 11 +99.47%
 Berks County Treasurer 
  Berks County Clerk of Courts  James P. Troutman 3 11 +99.60%
 Berks County Coroner 
 Berks County Prothonotary 
  Berks County Recorder of Deeds  Frederick C. "Fred" Sheeler 2 11 +99.60%
  Berks County Register of Wills  Larry Medaglia 3 11 +21.62%
  Berks County Sheriff  Eric J. Weaknecht 2 11 +30.97%
City
 Reading 
Borough
 Bally 
 Bechtelsville 
 Bernville 
 Birdsboro 
 Boyertown 
 Fleetwood 
 Hamburg 
 Kenhorst 
 Kutztown 
 Laureldale 
 Leesport 
 Lenhartsville 
 Lyons 
 Mohnton 
 Mount Penn 
 New Morgan 
 Shillington 
 St. Lawrence 
 Topton 
 West Reading 
 Wyomissing 
 Adamstown 
 Centerport 
 Robesonia 
 Shoemakersville 
 Sinking Spring 
 Strausstown 
 Wernersville 
 Womelsdorf 
Township
 Albany Township 
 Alsace Township 
 Amity Township 
 Bern Township 
 Bethel Township 
 Brecknock Township 
 Caernarvon Township 
 Centre Township 
 Colebrookdale Township 
 Cumru Township 
 District Township 
 Douglass Township 
 Earl Township 
 Exeter Township 
 Greenwich Township 
 Heidelberg Township 
 Hereford Township 
 Jefferson Township 
 Longswamp Township 
 Lower Alsace Township 
 Lower Heidelburg Township 
 Maidencreek Township 
 Marion Township 
 Maxatawny Township 
 Muhlenberg Township 
 North Heidelberg Township 
 Oley Township 
 Ontelaunee Township 
 Penn Township 
 Perry Township 
 Pike Township 
 Richmond Township 
 Robeson Township 
 Rockland Township 
 Ruscombmanor Township 
 South Heidelberg Township 
 Spring Township 
 Tilden Township 
 Tulpehocken Township 
 Union Township 
 Upper Bern Township 
 Upper Tulpehocken Township 
 Washington Township 
 Windsor Township 
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 Philadelphia, PA 

Sub-Races
% Of Total VotesOfficeBerks WinnerYrBerks Votes% of Sub% Vs. Full Race
2.85% Governor   Thomas W. Wolf 14 50,762 50.98% -3.95%
2.92% Attorney General   Kathleen Kane 12 86,962 53.43% -2.71%
2.92% Auditor General   John A. Maher 12 83,968 52.41% +5.97%
2.96% President   Mitt Romney 12 84,702 49.73% +3.14%
2.95% Senate Class I   Bob Casey Jr. 12 84,403 50.85% -2.84%
2.83% Senate Class III   Pat Toomey 10 62,534 55.58% +4.57%
23.99% PA - District 06   Ryan A. Costello 14 28,857 56.59% +0.30%
7.46% PA - District 07   Pat Meehan 14 11,618 66.20% +4.16%
9.10% PA - District 15   Charles W. Dent 14 11,677 100.00% +0.00%
9.58% PA - District 16   Thomas D. "Tom" Houghton 14 10,338 61.22% +18.94%
100.00% PA State House 005   Barry J. Jozwiak 14 11,367 63.29% +0.00%
34.52% PA State House 124   Jerome P. "Jerry" Knowles 14 5,361 100.00% +0.00%
100.00% PA State House 126   Mark Rozzi 14 10,687 100.00% +0.00%
100.00% PA State House 127   Thomas R. Caltagirone 14 5,156 100.00% +0.00%
90.01% PA State House 128   Mark M. Gillen 14 13,739 100.00% +0.00%
82.02% PA State House 129   James A. "Jim" Cox Jr. 14 11,552 100.00% +0.00%
100.00% PA State House 130   David M. Maloney, Sr. 14 11,177 62.00% +0.00%
25.54% PA State House 134   Ryan MacKenzie 14 3,690 100.00% +0.00%
12.04% PA State House 187   Gary Day 14 1,570 100.00% +0.00%
13.47% PA State Senate 24   Robert B. "Bob" Mensch 14 6,076 64.49% +4.59%
10.47% PA State Senate 29   David G. Argall 12 6,771 64.88% +8.75%
7.16% PA State Senate 44   John C. Rafferty, Jr. 14 3,751 66.07% +4.68%
2.69% Supreme Court Justice ('09)   Joan Orie Melvin 09 24,840 53.06% -0.11%

County DETAILS
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Established January 01, 1752
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorRP
Last ModifiedRP July 12, 2015 01:36pm
DescriptionBerks County is an urban area of 373,638 persons (2000 Census),
situated in southeastern Pennsylvania. The county seat, Reading,
is 56 miles northwest of Philadelphia and the heart of the Delaware
Valley region, which is one of the leading industrial and trade complexes
in the nation. Berks is bordered on the north by Schuylkill County, on
the west by Lebanon and Lancaster Counties, on the east by Lehigh
County, and on the south by Chester and Montgomery Counties.

In 1752, Berks County was incorporated from parts of Lancaster,
Chester and Philadelphia Counties. In 1772, Berks gave up territory
for the formation of Northumberland County, and again in 1811, for
the formation of Schuylkill County. Berks County was named for
Berkshire, England, home of William Penn’s family. Likewise, Reading
was named after the main town in Berkshire, England.

Today, Reading City is still the County’s largest municipality with a
population over 81,000 (2000 Census). Other municipalities include
29 boroughs and 44 townships.

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PA Berks County Municipalities -

Adams Allegheny Armstrong Beaver Bedford Berks Blair Bradford Bucks Butler Cambria Cameron Carbon Centre Chester Clarion Clearfield Clinton Columbia Crawford Cumberland Dauphin Delaware Elk Erie Fayette Forest Franklin Fulton Greene Huntingdon Indiana Jefferson Juniata Lackawanna Lancaster Lawrence Lebanon Lehigh Luzerne Lycoming McKean Mercer Mifflin Monroe Montgomery Montour Northampton Northumberland Perry Philadelphia Pike Potter Schuylkill Snyder Somerset Sullivan Susquehanna Tioga Union Venango Warren Washington Wayne Westmoreland Wyoming York

RACES
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INFORMATION LINKS
Berks County Democratic Committee  Discuss
Berks County Republican Committee  Discuss
Democracy for Berks  Discuss
Reading Eagle editorials  Discuss

PARTY REGISTRATION
Pty Amount % As Of Contributor
D 94,614 43.87% Apr 01, 2004 hillman_pa
R 92,275 42.79% Apr 01, 2004 hillman_pa
OTH 26,735 12.40% Apr 01, 2004 hillman_pa
LBT 1,596 0.74% Apr 01, 2004 hillman_pa
G 444 0.21% Apr 01, 2004 hillman_pa

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