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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%
Municipalities
 Reading 
 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 
 Albany Township 
 Alsace Township 
 Amity Township 
 Bern Township 
 Bethel Township 
 Brecknock Township 
 Caernarvon Township 
 Colebrookdale Township 
 Cumru Township 
 District Township 
 Douglass Township 
 Earl Township 
 Exeter Township 
 Greenwich Township 
 Heidelberg Township 
 Hereford Township 
 Longswamp Township 
 Lower Alsace Township 
 Maidencreek Township 
 Marion Township 
 Maxatawny Township 
 Muhlenberg Township 
 Oley Township 
 Penn Township 
 Pike Township 
 Richmond Township 
 Robeson Township 
 Rockland Township 
 Ruscombmanor Township 
 South Heidelberg Township 
 Spring Township 
 Tilden Township 
 Union Township 
 Upper Tulpehocken Township 
 Washington Township 
 Windsor Township 
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Marketing Area
 Philadelphia, PA 

Sub-Races
  Governor  Thomas W. Wolf 1 14 +9.86%
  Attorney General  Kathleen Kane 1 12 +14.59%
  Auditor General  Eugene A. DePasquale 1 12 +3.29%
  Treasurer  Robert M. "Rob" McCord 2 12 +8.53%
  President  Barack Obama 2 12 +5.39%
  Senate Class I  Bob Casey Jr. 2 12 +9.10%
  Senate Class III  Pat Toomey 1 10 +2.02%
  PA - District 06  Ryan A. Costello 1 14 +12.58%
  PA - District 07  Pat Meehan 3 14 +24.08%
  PA - District 15  Charles W. Dent 6 14 +100.00%
  PA - District 16  Joseph R. Pitts 10 14 +15.44%
  PA State House 005   Barry J. Jozwiak 1 14 +26.57%
  PA State House 124  Jerome P. "Jerry" Knowles 4 14 +100.00%
  PA State House 126   Mark Rozzi 2 14 +100.00%
  PA State House 127   Thomas R. Caltagirone 12 14 +100.00%
  PA State House 128   Mark M. Gillen 3 14 +100.00%
  PA State House 129   James A. "Jim" Cox Jr. 5 14 +100.00%
  PA State House 130   David M. Maloney, Sr. 3 14 +24.00%
  PA State House 134   Ryan MacKenzie 2 14 +100.00%
  PA State House 187   Gary Day 4 14 +100.00%
  PA State Senate 24  Robert B. "Bob" Mensch 3 14 +19.80%
  PA State Senate 29  David G. Argall 2 12 +12.26%
  PA State Senate 44  John C. Rafferty, Jr. 4 14 +22.79%
  Supreme Court Justice ('09)  Joan Orie Melvin 1 09 +6.34%

County DETAILS
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Established January 01, 1752
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorRP
Last ModifiedRBH June 09, 2011 02:32am
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.
PVID+0.77 ( D+0.91 R-0.63 I-0.03 N+0.13 LBT-0.12 CST-0.09 PFP-0.05 J-0.03 A'sP-0.03 IR-0.02 )

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INFORMATION LINKS
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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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