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County Government
  Allegheny County Chief Executive  Richard "Rich" Fitzgerald 2 19 +36.47%
  Allegheny County Council  Democratic Party Control 0 19 +60.00%
  Allegheny County District Attorney  Stephen A. Zappala 5 19 +14.31%
  Allegheny County Controller  Chelsa Lynn Wagner 3 19 +26.51%
  Allegheny County Sheriff  William P. Mullen 4 17 +98.42%
  Allegheny County Treasurer  John K. Weinstein 5 19 +98.89%
 Pittsburgh  305,704
 McKeesport  22,130
 Bethel Park  31,562
 Aleppo Township   
 Baldwin Township   
 Collier Township   
 Crescent Township   
 East Deer Township   
 Elizabeth Township   
 Fawn Township   
 Findlay Township   
 Forward Township   
 Frazer Township   
 Hampton Township   
 Harmar Township   
 Harrison Township   
 Indiana Township   
 Kennedy Township   
 Kilbuck Township   
 Leet Township   
 Marshall Township   
 McCandless Township   
 Moon Township   
 Mount Lebanon Township  30,381
 Neville Township   
 North Fayette Township   
 North Versailles Township   
 O'Hara Township   
 Ohio Township   
 Penn Hills Township  44,061
 Pine Township   
 Reserve Township   
 Richland Township   
 Robinson Township   
 Ross Township  30,552
 Scott Township   
 Shaler Township   
 South Fayette Township   
 South Park Township   
 South Versailles Township   
 Springdale Township   
 Stowe Township   
 Upper St. Clair Township   
 West Deer Township   
 Wilkins Township   
 Bell Acres   
 Ben Avon   
 Ben Avon Heights   
 Braddock Hills   
 Bradford Woods   
 Castle Shannon   
 East McKeesport   
 East Pittsburgh   
 Forest Hills   
 Fox Chapel   
 Franklin Park   
 Glen Osborne   
 Green Tree   
 Jefferson Hills   
 McKees Rocks   
 Mount Oliver   
 North Braddock   
 Pennsbury Village   
 Pleasant Hills   
 Port Vue   
 Rosslyn Farms   
 Sewickley Heights   
 Sewickley Hills   
 Turtle Creek   
 West Elizabeth   
 West Homestead   
 West Mifflin   
 West View   
 White Oak   
Marketing Area
 Pittsburgh, PA  *  

% Of Total VotesOfficeAllegheny WinnerYrAllegheny Votes% of Sub% Vs. Full Race
10.80% Governor   Thomas W. Wolf 18 364,710 67.38% +9.61%
10.46% Attorney General   Joshua Shapiro 20 443,166 62.22% +11.39%
10.42% Auditor General   Nina Ahmad 20 396,868 56.41% +10.06%
10.38% Treasurer   Joseph M. Torsella 20 403,803 57.50% +9.63%
10.44% President   Joe Biden 20 430,759 59.66% +9.65%
10.81% Senate Class I   Bob Casey Jr. 18 355,907 65.70% +9.96%
10.69% Senate Class III   Kathleen A. McGinty 16 357,450 55.25% +7.90%
75.53% PA - District 17   Conor Lamb 20 177,474 54.07% +2.93%
91.40% PA State Senate 37   Devlin Robinson 20 82,124 50.88% -1.23%
82.32% PA State Senate 45   James R. "Jim" Brewster 20 57,580 52.81% +2.78%
10.28% Superior Court Judge ('13)   Jack McVay, Jr. 13 98,958 59.66% +11.20%
9.84% Superior Court Judge ('19)   Daniel D. McCaffery 19 153,943 31.74% +5.89%
10.28% Supreme Court Justice ('15)   David N. Wecht 15 156,280 25.83% +7.49%
10.08% Supreme Court Justice ('17)   Dwayne Woodruff 17 132,836 63.20% +15.47%
12.47% Judicial Retirement Age   No 16 331,098 53.38% +4.47%
11.68% Abolish Philadelphia Traffic Court   Yes 16 166,613 58.02% -1.74%
10.56% Allow Local Taxing Authorities to Exempt Full Value of Homestead Amendment   No 17 99,277 52.67% +6.66%
11.57% Proposed Constitutional Amendment 1 - Termination or Extension of Disaster Emergency Declaration   No 21 145,815 59.38% +12.63%
11.47% Proposed Constitutional Amendment 2 - Disaster Emergency Declaration and Management   No 21 147,271 59.92% +13.17%
11.55% Proposed Constitutional Amendment 3 - Prohibition Against Denial or Abridgement of Equality of Rights Because of Race or Ethnicity   Yes 21 191,569 77.65% +6.17%
11.51% Statewide Referendum - Act 2020-91   Yes 21 189,091 77.51% +5.23%

Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > Counties  
Established September 24, 1788
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedRP July 14, 2010 12:03pm
Description Overview
Allegheny County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
As of 2000, the population was 1,281,666.
The county seat is Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The county forms the nucleus of the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical area.

Allegheny County was officially created on September 24, 1788
from parts of Washington and Westmoreland Counties.

The area developed rapidly throughout the 19th century to become the center
of steel production in the nation.
Pittsburgh would later be labelled as the "Steel Capital of the World."

For most of the 20th century until 1999, the county was governed exclusively
under the state's Second Class County Code. Under this code, the county
handled everything: elections, prisons, airports, public health and city planning.
Unlike the rest of the state where certain public offices are combined & held by
one person, in Allegheny County all public offices are held by elected individuals.

Before January 1, 2000, there were three county commissioners. These were
replaced with an elected chief officer (the county executive), a county council with
15 members (13 elected by district, 2 elected county-wide), and an appointed
county manager. The changes were intended to maintain a separation of powers
between the executive and legislative branches while providing the citizens with
greater control over the government.

Effective with the 1998 Home Rule Charter [Link] ...
"all elected officers of the county shall be elected to four-year terms" ... "All terms
shall commence on the first business day of January following the election..."

PA Allegheny 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
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Pty Amount % Yr Chg As Of Contributor
D 552,525 60.98% +0.00% Oct 04, 2004 hillman_pa
R 258,336 28.51% +0.00% Oct 04, 2004 hillman_pa
OTH 90,770 10.02% +0.00% Oct 04, 2004 hillman_pa
LBT 2,849 0.31% +0.00% Oct 04, 2004 hillman_pa
G 1,611 0.18% +0.00% Oct 04, 2004 hillman_pa

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Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

Title Purchase Contributor

Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 30, 2009 07:00am News World's oldest bartender, 95, is retiring in Pa.  Article Scott³ 
Nov 15, 2008 01:00am News County rules that Santorums' votes were valid  Article Scott³ 
May 19, 2008 02:05am News Tax revolt may be sobering for Onorato  Article Scott³ 
Nov 26, 2007 12:00am News Consolidation of county row offices going at snail's pace  Article Scott³ 
May 16, 2007 11:00pm News (Allegheny) GOP write-ins may take 2 weeks to tally  Article Scott³ 
May 06, 2007 12:00am News Voters Guide 2007: Allegheny County offices  Article Scott³