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RACES [Show Primaries]
Date Type Results
Nov 08, 2016 General Election
  Republican Primary Winner
0
0.00%
  Democratic Primary Winner
0
0.00%
Nov 04, 2014 General Election
 Matt Cartwright(I)
93,680
56.76%
 David J. Moylan
71,371
43.24%
Nov 06, 2012 General Election
 Matt Cartwright
161,393
60.31%
 Laureen A. Cummings
106,208
39.69%
Date Type Results
Nov 02, 2010 General Election
 T. Timothy "Tim" Holden(I)
118,486
55.50%
 David G. Argall
95,000
44.50%
Nov 04, 2008 General Election
 T. Timothy "Tim" Holden(I)
192,699
63.68%
 Toni M. Gilhooley
109,909
36.32%
Nov 07, 2006 General Election
 T. Timothy "Tim" Holden(I)
137,253
64.53%
 Matthew A. Wertz
75,455
35.47%
Nov 02, 2004 General Election
 T. Timothy "Tim" Holden(I)
172,412
59.09%
 Scott G. Paterno
113,592
38.93%
 Russell H. "Russ" Diamond
5,782
1.98%
Nov 05, 2002 General Election
 T. Timothy "Tim" Holden(I)
103,483
51.41%
 George W. Gekas(I)
97,802
48.59%
Date Type Results
Nov 07, 2000 General Election
 George W. Gekas(I)
166,236
71.51%
 Leslye Hess Herrmann
66,190
28.47%
  Others (W)
34
0.01%
Nov 03, 1998 General Election
 George W. Gekas(I)
114,931
99.85%
  Others (W)
176
0.15%
Nov 05, 1996 General Election
 George W. Gekas(I)
150,678
72.23%
 Paul Kettl
57,911
27.76%
  Others (W)
27
0.01%
Nov 08, 1994 General Election
 George W. Gekas(I)
133,788
99.86%
  Others (W)
187
0.14%
Nov 03, 1992 General Election
 George W. Gekas(I)
150,158
69.51%
 Bill Sturges
65,881
30.49%
Date Type Results
Nov 06, 1990 General Election
 George W. Gekas(I)
110,317
100.00%
Nov 08, 1988 General Election
 George W. Gekas(I)
166,289
100.00%
Nov 04, 1986 General Election
 George W. Gekas(I)
101,027
73.64%
 Michael S. Ogden
36,157
26.36%
Nov 06, 1984 General Election
 George W. Gekas(I)
129,716
72.61%
 Stephen A. Anderson
48,935
27.39%
Nov 02, 1982 General Election
 George W. Gekas
84,291
57.63%
 Larry J. Hochendoner
61,974
42.37%
Date Type Results
Nov 04, 1980 General Election
 Allen Edward Ertel(I)
97,995
60.57%
 Daniel S. Seiverling
63,790
39.43%
Nov 07, 1978 General Election
 Allen Edward Ertel(I)
79,234
59.64%
 Thomas R. Rippon
53,613
40.36%
Nov 02, 1976 General Election
 Allen Edward Ertel
86,158
50.72%
 H.J. Hepford
82,370
48.49%
 Vernon M. Dublin
1,336
0.79%
Nov 05, 1974 General Election
 Herman T. Schneebeli(I)
70,274
52.11%
 Peter C. Wambach
64,576
47.89%
Nov 07, 1972 General Election
 Herman T. Schneebeli(I)
120,214
72.21%
 Donald J. Rippon
44,202
26.55%
 Andrew J. Watson
2,066
1.24%
Date Type Results
Nov 03, 1970 General Election
 Herman T. Schneebeli(I)
88,173
57.92%
 William P. Zurick
60,714
39.88%
 Robert C. Weber
3,342
2.20%
Nov 05, 1968 General Election
 Herman T. Schneebeli(I)
119,003
66.16%
 Donald J. Rippon
57,093
31.74%
 Andrew J. Watson
3,785
2.10%
Nov 08, 1966 General Election
 Herman T. Schneebeli(I)
109,169
66.19%
 William Conrad Reuter
55,761
33.81%
Nov 03, 1964 General Election
 Herman T. Schneebeli(I)
91,504
58.00%
 William F. Plankenhorn
66,266
42.00%
Nov 06, 1962 General Election
 Herman T. Schneebeli(I)
96,088
62.89%
 William W. Litke
56,692
37.11%
Date Type Results
Nov 08, 1960 General Election
 Herman T. Schneebeli(I)
82,040
56.68%
 Dean R. Fisher
62,695
43.32%
Apr 26, 1960 Special Election
 Herman T. Schneebeli
45,639
52.45%
 Dean R. Fisher
41,377
47.55%
Nov 04, 1958 General Election
 Alvin R. Bush(I)
65,071
56.04%
 C. Max Hess
51,053
43.96%
Nov 06, 1956 General Election
 Alvin R. Bush(I)
74,748
58.56%
 Dean R. Fisher
52,900
41.44%
Nov 02, 1954 General Election
 Alvin R. Bush(I)
57,928
56.53%
 William T. Longe
44,543
43.47%
Nov 04, 1952 General Election
 Alvin R. Bush(I)
82,058
64.15%
 Patrick A. McGowan
44,376
34.69%
 Clyde A. Taylor
1,485
1.16%
Date Type Results
Nov 07, 1950 General Election
 Richard M. Simpson(I)
40,029
62.75%
 James L. Gatins
23,762
37.25%
Nov 02, 1948 General Election
 Richard M. Simpson(I)
38,735
64.48%
 Ira Garman
21,339
35.52%
Nov 05, 1946 General Election
 Richard M. Simpson(I)
37,194
66.22%
 Lowell H. Alexander
18,972
33.78%
Nov 07, 1944 General Election
 Richard M. Simpson(I)
45,198
64.50%
 John W. Mann
24,875
35.50%
Date Type Results
Jan 18, 1944 Special Election
 Samuel K. McConnell
22,400
83.14%
 Marvin B. Brunner
4,544
16.86%
Nov 03, 1942 General Election
 J. William Ditter(I)
52,661
69.15%
 Charles W. Moyer
23,492
30.85%
Nov 05, 1940 General Election
 J. William Ditter(I)
75,006
62.18%
 Victor Eppstein
45,616
37.82%
Nov 08, 1938 General Election
 J. William Ditter(I)
72,225
68.51%
 Carroll L. Rutter
32,921
31.23%
 Harry P. Young
281
0.27%
Nov 03, 1936 General Election
 J. William Ditter(I)
67,850
53.93%
 George H. Bartholomew
55,083
43.78%
 Frank P. Kleshick
2,310
1.84%
 George W. Bause
571
0.45%
Nov 06, 1934 General Election
 J. William Ditter(I)
50,149
56.17%
 Howard J. Dager
37,541
42.05%
 George W. Bause
1,151
1.29%
 Raymond G. Keison
443
0.50%
Nov 08, 1932 General Election
 J. William Ditter
59,693
59.86%
 Philip C. Pendleton
32,706
32.80%
 Mary Winsor
2,912
2.92%
 S. Earle Hoover
2,419
2.43%
 Francis R. Taylor
1,989
1.99%
Date Type Results
Nov 04, 1930 General Election
 Frederick W. Magrady(I)
31,247
60.49%
 Samuel M. Shipman
20,413
39.51%
Nov 06, 1928 General Election
 Frederick W. Magrady(I)
45,437
60.00%
 Samuel M. Shipman
30,290
40.00%
Nov 02, 1926 General Election
 Frederick W. Magrady(I)
19,717
52.70%
 Herbert W. Cummings
17,695
47.30%
Nov 04, 1924 General Election
 Frederick W. Magrady
27,969
53.49%
 Herbert W. Cummings(I)
24,321
46.51%
Nov 07, 1922 General Election
 Herbert W. Cummings
22,588
57.35%
 I. Clinton Kline(I)
16,796
42.65%
Date Type Results
Nov 02, 1920 General Election
 Benjamin Kurtz Focht(I)
29,874
62.63%
 John C. Dunkle
17,234
36.13%
 William G. Bowers
588
1.23%
 Unidentified Scattering (W)
2
0.00%
Nov 05, 1918 General Election
 Benjamin Kurtz Focht(I)
16,762
59.00%
 Scott S. Leiby
11,348
39.95%
 George Bingham
298
1.05%
Nov 07, 1916 General Election
 Benjamin Kurtz Focht(I)
18,672
50.43%
 George A. Harris
17,420
47.05%
 Frank Thompson
931
2.51%
Nov 03, 1914 General Election
 Benjamin Kurtz Focht
14,176
41.43%
 Frank L. Dershem(I)
13,092
38.27%
 Charles L. Johnson
5,894
17.23%
 William G. Bowers
1,051
3.07%
Nov 05, 1912 General Election
 Frank L. Dershem
14,073
50.79%
 Benjamin Kurtz Focht(I)
10,978
39.62%
 William G. Bowers
1,377
4.97%
 Frank B. Clayton
942
3.40%
 W.C. Bratton
337
1.22%
Nov 08, 1910 General Election
 Benjamin Kurtz Focht(I)
14,373
50.61%
 J. Murray Africa
11,681
41.13%
 J. Emory Weeks
1,340
4.72%
 John A. Horn
1,006
3.54%
Date Type Results
Nov 03, 1908 General Election
 Benjamin Kurtz Focht(I)
23,761
62.85%
 George C. Bentz
14,044
37.15%
Nov 06, 1906 General Election
 Benjamin Kurtz Focht
17,130
52.24%
 William Alexander
14,036
42.81%
 Edwin M. Hummel
1,623
4.95%
Nov 08, 1904 General Election
 Thaddeus M. Mahon(I)
22,860
61.39%
 O.C. Bowers
13,337
35.82%
 J.S. Yaukey
1,040
2.79%
Date Type Results
Nov 04, 1902 Special Election
 Alexander Billmeyer
14,658
54.69%
 William K. Lord
12,143
45.31%
Date Type Results
Nov 04, 1902 General Election
 Thaddeus M. Mahon(I)
21,197
55.87%
 Harry I. Huber
16,740
44.13%
Date Type Results
Nov 06, 1900 General Election
 Rufus K. Polk(I)
16,615
54.28%
 Clarence F. Huth
13,071
42.70%
 Samuel W. Murray
923
3.02%
Nov 08, 1898 General Election
 Rufus K. Polk
14,792
51.82%
 William H. Woodin
12,487
43.75%
 John M. Caldwell
1,265
4.43%
Nov 03, 1896 General Election
 Monroe H. Kulp(I)
15,195
50.12%
 Alphonsus Wash
14,073
46.41%
 Martin P. Lutz
1,052
3.47%
Nov 06, 1894 General Election
 Monroe H. Kulp
12,677
49.25%
 Charles R. Buckalew
11,783
45.78%
 Thomas C. Curry
1,038
4.03%
 Zachary T. Arms
242
0.94%
Nov 08, 1892 General Election
 Simon P. Wolverton(I)
15,333
58.35%
 Chandlee Eves
10,030
38.17%
 Isaiah Bowers
916
3.49%
Nov 04, 1890 General Election
 Simon P. Wolverton
15,178
60.19%
 W.C. Farnsworth
9,234
36.62%
 John B. Patton
803
3.18%
Nov 06, 1888 General Election
 Charles R. Buckalew(I)
14,012
54.51%
 David B. Robinson
11,356
44.18%
 D.C. Kaseman
336
1.31%
Date Type Results
Nov 02, 1886 General Election
 Edward Scull
16,548
49.69%
 Humphrey D. Tate
15,649
46.99%
 John Clark
1,050
3.15%
 John Suckling
57
0.17%
Nov 04, 1884 General Election
 Jacob M. Campbell(I)
19,579
54.28%
 Americus Enfield
16,005
44.37%
 Samuel Isett
343
0.95%
 Matthew Calvin
141
0.39%
Nov 07, 1882 General Election
 Jacob M. Campbell(I)
14,961
49.19%
 Alexander H. Coffroth
14,410
47.37%
 Henry Bunker
623
2.05%
 H.C. McKinley
423
1.39%
Nov 02, 1880 General Election
 Jacob M. Campbell
17,300
51.56%
 Alexander H. Coffroth(I)
15,864
47.28%
 Theodore P. Rynder
391
1.17%
Nov 05, 1878 General Election
 Alexander H. Coffroth
12,472
46.34%
 Jacob M. Campbell(I)
12,167
45.21%
 Samuel Adams
2,275
8.45%
Nov 07, 1876 General Election
 Jacob M. Campbell
14,668
50.90%
 John Reilly(I)
14,148
49.10%
Date Type Results
Nov 03, 1874 General Election
 John Reilly
11,727
52.57%
 Samuel S. Blair
10,580
47.43%
Date Type Results
Oct 08, 1872 General Election
 R. Milton Speer(I)
12,011
51.26%
 Abraham A. Barker
11,422
48.74%
Oct 11, 1870 General Election
 R. Milton Speer
10,335
50.03%
 Daniel J. Morrell(I)
10,324
49.97%
Oct 13, 1868 General Election
 Daniel J. Morrell(I)
12,100
52.37%
 John P. Linton
11,006
47.63%
Oct 09, 1866 General Election
 Daniel J. Morrell
11,298
52.75%
 Robert L. Johnston
10,121
47.25%
Oct 10, 1864 General Election
 Abraham A. Barker
9,225
51.42%
 Robert L. Johnston
8,716
48.58%
Oct 14, 1862 General Election
 Archibald McAllister
8,385
52.30%
 Samuel S. Blair(I)
7,646
47.70%
Date Type Results
Oct 09, 1860 General Election
 Edward McPherson(I)
11,945
51.23%
 William P. Schell
11,372
48.77%
Oct 12, 1858 General Election
 Edward McPherson
9,348
50.72%
 Wilson Reilly(I)
9,081
49.28%
Oct 14, 1856 General Election
 Wilson Reilly
10,224
51.28%
 Joseph Pumroy
9,715
48.72%
Oct 10, 1854 General Election
 David F. Robison
9,641
51.71%
 Wilson Reilly
9,005
48.29%
Oct 12, 1852 General Election
 Samuel L. Russell
9,226
51.05%
 Joel B. Danner
8,845
48.95%
Date Type Results
Oct 08, 1850 General Election
 Andrew Parker
7,270
51.54%
 John McCulloch
6,836
48.46%
Oct 10, 1848 General Election
 Samuel Calvin
8,712
50.18%
 Andrew Parker
8,648
49.82%
Oct 13, 1846 General Election
 John Blanchard(I)
5,290
53.19%
 A. Porter Wilson
4,656
46.81%
Date Type Results
Oct 08, 1844 General Election
 John Blanchard
8,207
51.07%
 Joseph Henderson
7,864
48.93%
Oct 10, 1843 General Election
 James Irvin(I)
5,809
57.44%
 George McCulloch
4,305
42.56%
Date Type Results
Mar 01, 1842 Special Election
 Almon H. Read Jr.
4,480
60.13%
 Joseph Kingsbury
2,595
34.83%
 Orio J. Hamlin
212
2.85%
 George F. Horton
163
2.19%
Oct 13, 1840 General Election
 David Dimock Jr.
6,855
57.74%
 Daniel Searle
4,957
41.75%
 Unidentified Scattering
60
0.51%
Date Type Results
Oct 09, 1838 General Election
 Samuel W. Morris(I)
5,147
54.17%
 William Willard
4,354
45.83%
Oct 11, 1836 General Election
 Samuel W. Morris
3,838
60.21%
 William Jessup
2,536
39.79%
Oct 14, 1834 General Election
 John Laporte(I)
4,264
56.83%
 Horrace Williston
3,239
43.17%
Oct 09, 1832 General Election
 John Laporte
3,307
60.29%
 Simon Kinney
2,178
39.71%
Date Type Results
Oct 12, 1830 General Election
 Richard Coulter(I)
3,936
63.46%
 Thomas Pollock
2,266
36.54%
Oct 14, 1828 General Election
 Richard Coulter(I)
4,770
100.00%
Oct 10, 1826 General Election
 Richard Coulter
3,327
59.41%
 James Clarke
2,273
40.59%
Oct 12, 1824 General Election
 George Plumer(I)
2,786
58.32%
 Jonathan H. Wise
1,991
41.68%
Oct 08, 1822 General Election
 George Plumer(I)
3,073
54.11%
 Alexander W. Foster
2,606
45.89%

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