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Date Type Results
Nov 08, 2022 General Election
 Matt Cartwright(I)
0
0.00%
 Jim Bognet
0
0.00%
Date Type Results
Nov 03, 2020 General Election
 Matt Cartwright(I)
178,004
51.78%
 Jim Bognet
165,783
48.22%
 Paul Cwalina (W)
0
0.00%
Nov 06, 2018 General Election
 Matt Cartwright(I)
135,603
54.64%
 John Chrin
112,563
45.36%
Date Type Results
Nov 08, 2016 General Election
 Brian Fitzpatrick
207,263
54.43%
 Steven J. "Steve" Santarsiero
173,555
45.57%
Nov 04, 2014 General Election
 Michael G. Fitzpatrick(I)
137,731
61.90%
 Kevin Strouse
84,767
38.10%
Nov 06, 2012 General Election
 Michael G. Fitzpatrick(I)
199,379
56.60%
 Kathryn "Kathy" Boockvar
152,859
43.40%
Date Type Results
Nov 02, 2010 General Election
 Michael G. Fitzpatrick
130,759
53.52%
 Patrick J. Murphy(I)
113,547
46.48%
Nov 04, 2008 General Election
 Patrick J. Murphy(I)
197,869
56.77%
 Thomas E. "Tom" Manion
145,103
41.63%
 Tom Lingenfelter
5,543
1.59%
Nov 07, 2006 General Election
 Patrick J. Murphy
125,656
50.30%
 Michael G. Fitzpatrick(I)
124,138
49.70%
Nov 02, 2004 General Election
 Michael G. Fitzpatrick
183,229
55.31%
 Virginia Waters "Ginny" Schrader
143,427
43.30%
 Arthur L. "Art" Farnsworth
3,710
1.12%
 Erich G. Lukas
898
0.27%
Date Type Results
Nov 05, 2002 General Election
 Jim Greenwood(I)
127,475
62.59%
 Tim Reece
76,178
37.41%
Date Type Results
Nov 07, 2000 General Election
 Jim Greenwood(I)
154,090
59.10%
 Ronald L. Strouse
100,617
38.59%
 Philip C. Holmen
5,394
2.07%
  Others (W)
609
0.23%
Nov 03, 1998 General Election
 Jim Greenwood(I)
93,697
63.22%
 Bill Tuthill
48,320
32.60%
 Scott Wolfertz
3,917
2.64%
 James R. Blair
1,229
0.83%
 Carolyn Boyce
1,022
0.69%
  Others (W)
15
0.01%
Nov 05, 1996 General Election
 Jim Greenwood(I)
133,749
59.10%
 John P. Murray
79,856
35.28%
 Richard J. Piotrowski
6,991
3.09%
 David A. Booth
5,714
2.52%
  Others (W)
12
0.01%
Nov 08, 1994 General Election
 Jim Greenwood(I)
110,499
66.10%
 John P. Murray
44,559
26.65%
 Jay Timothy Russell
7,925
4.74%
 Robert J. Cash
4,191
2.51%
Nov 03, 1992 General Election
 Jim Greenwood
129,593
51.93%
 Peter H. Kostmayer(I)
114,095
45.72%
 William H. Magerman
5,850
2.34%
Date Type Results
Nov 06, 1990 General Election
 Peter H. Kostmayer(I)
85,015
56.63%
 Audrie Zettick Schaller
65,100
43.37%
Nov 08, 1988 General Election
 Peter H. Kostmayer(I)
128,153
56.81%
 Edward L. Howard
93,648
41.52%
 Donald Ernsberger
3,765
1.67%
Nov 04, 1986 General Election
 Peter H. Kostmayer(I)
85,731
55.03%
 David A. Christian
70,047
44.97%
Nov 06, 1984 General Election
 Peter H. Kostmayer(I)
112,648
50.89%
 David A. Christian
108,696
49.11%
Nov 02, 1982 General Election
 Peter H. Kostmayer
83,242
50.29%
 James Kitchenmann Coyne, III(I)
80,928
48.89%
 Albert H. Reef
882
0.53%
 Hans G. Schroeder
483
0.29%
Date Type Results
Nov 04, 1980 General Election
 James Kitchenmann Coyne, III
103,585
50.69%
 Peter H. Kostmayer(I)
99,593
48.74%
 Hans G. Schroeder
1,167
0.57%
Nov 07, 1978 General Election
 Peter H. Kostmayer(I)
89,276
61.13%
 G. Roger Bowers
56,776
38.87%
Nov 02, 1976 General Election
 Peter H. Kostmayer
93,855
49.50%
 John S. Renninger
92,543
48.80%
 Robert B. Graham
3,225
1.70%
Nov 05, 1974 General Election
 Edward G. Biester, Jr.(I)
75,313
56.25%
 William B. Moyer
54,815
40.94%
 Robert D. McKenney
3,763
2.81%
Nov 07, 1972 General Election
 Edward G. Biester, Jr.(I)
115,799
64.38%
 Alan Williams
64,069
35.62%
Date Type Results
Nov 03, 1970 General Election
 Edward G. Biester, Jr.(I)
73,041
56.35%
 Arthur L. Hennessy, Jr.
51,464
39.70%
 Charles B. Moore
5,118
3.95%
Nov 05, 1968 General Election
 Edward G. Biester, Jr.(I)
94,254
57.95%
 Richard M. Hepburn
60,324
37.09%
 E. Stanley Rittenhouse
8,064
4.96%
Nov 08, 1966 General Election
 Edward G. Biester, Jr.
70,435
59.05%
 Walter S. Farley, Jr.
48,845
40.95%
Date Type Results
Nov 03, 1964 General Election
 Willard S. Curtin(I)
112,472
51.09%
 Ralph O. Samuel
107,670
48.91%
Nov 06, 1962 General Election
 Willard S. Curtin(I)
101,853
54.79%
 James Albert Michener
84,043
45.21%
Date Type Results
Nov 08, 1960 General Election
 Willard S. Curtin(I)
121,564
56.10%
 Donald V. Hock
95,140
43.90%
Nov 04, 1958 General Election
 Willard S. Curtin(I)
85,010
54.29%
 Harold Lefcourt
71,583
45.71%
Nov 06, 1956 General Election
 Willard S. Curtin
98,023
55.93%
 John P. Fullam
77,229
44.07%
Nov 02, 1954 General Election
 Karl C. King(I)
62,897
51.24%
 John P. Fullam
59,848
48.76%
Nov 04, 1952 General Election
 Karl C. King(I)
83,966
59.26%
 Wilson H. Stephenson
57,723
40.74%
Date Type Results
Nov 06, 1951 Special Election
 Karl C. King
57,481
100.00%
Nov 07, 1950 General Election
 Albert C. Vaughn
56,300
58.16%
 George F. Kane
40,502
41.84%
Nov 02, 1948 General Election
 Franklin H. Lichtenwalter(I)
62,229
59.21%
 Wynne James
42,878
40.79%
Sep 09, 1947 Special Election
 Franklin H. Lichtenwalter
47,765
61.37%
 Phil H. Storch
30,065
38.63%
Nov 05, 1946 General Election
 Charles L. Gerlach(I)
49,196
58.95%
 Henry Chapin
34,260
41.05%
Nov 07, 1944 General Election
 Charles L. Gerlach(I)
59,497
58.01%
 Marie M. Bickert
43,073
41.99%
Date Type Results
Nov 03, 1942 General Election
 James Wolfenden(I)
48,210
58.53%
 Vernon A. O'Rourke
34,164
41.47%
Date Type Results
Nov 05, 1940 General Election
 James Wolfenden(I)
69,649
59.64%
 E. Adele Saul
46,960
40.21%
 Charles Palmer
177
0.15%
Nov 08, 1938 General Election
 James Wolfenden(I)
84,103
67.59%
 C. Fenno Hoffman
40,324
32.41%
Nov 03, 1936 General Election
 James Wolfenden(I)
73,335
52.24%
 Howard Kirk
66,119
47.10%
 Jesse H. Holmes
548
0.39%
 C. Wilfred Conard
375
0.27%
Nov 06, 1934 General Election
 James Wolfenden(I)
60,139
57.15%
 John E. McDonough
43,426
41.27%
 Edward B. Rawson
1,039
0.99%
 C. Wilfred Conrad
624
0.59%
Nov 08, 1932 General Election
 James Wolfenden(I)
70,177
65.82%
 Matthew Randall
32,139
30.14%
 Jesse H. Holmes
2,850
2.67%
 C. Wilfred Conard
1,454
1.36%
Date Type Results
Nov 04, 1930 General Election
 James Wolfenden(I)
84,521
80.52%
 Harry D. Wescott
20,443
19.48%
Nov 06, 1928 General Election
 James Wolfenden
116,266
76.20%
 Henry W. Davis
34,607
22.68%
 Walter L. Moore
1,592
1.04%
 Lillian Bernardi
121
0.08%
 Elizabeth A. Brooks (W)
1
0.00%
Nov 06, 1928 Special Election
 James Wolfenden
116,504
97.83%
 Walter L. Moore
2,579
2.17%
 James A. Thompson (W)
2
0.00%
Nov 02, 1926 General Election
 Thomas S. Butler(I)
44,664
82.19%
 Frank B. Rhodes
8,802
16.20%
 Walter L. Moore
877
1.61%
Nov 04, 1924 General Election
 Thomas S. Butler(I)
63,480
80.69%
 Gordon H. Cilley
12,816
16.29%
 Walter N. Lodge
1,558
1.98%
 Frank G. Lewis
779
0.99%
 Joseph H. Bruner
37
0.05%
Nov 07, 1922 General Election
 Thomas S. Butler(I)
30,349
61.14%
 William T. Ellis
18,306
36.88%
 Julia R. Hazard
570
1.15%
 Albert J. Vernon
411
0.83%
Date Type Results
Nov 02, 1920 General Election
 Henry W. Watson(I)
44,032
67.50%
 Harvey S. Plummer
18,605
28.52%
 Irwin D. Endy
1,538
2.36%
 Theodore Koons
1,058
1.62%
 Unidentified Scattering (W)
1
0.00%
Nov 05, 1918 General Election
 Henry W. Watson(I)
23,127
63.41%
 Harry E. Grim
12,213
33.49%
 Elmer H. Young
607
1.66%
 Theodore Koons
526
1.44%
Nov 07, 1916 General Election
 Henry W. Watson(I)
28,852
56.98%
 Joseph Heacock
20,232
39.96%
 Frank R. Whiteside
954
1.88%
 Charles N. Rambo
467
0.92%
 James H. Dix
126
0.25%
Nov 03, 1914 General Election
 Henry W. Watson
22,691
50.88%
 Harry E. Grim
15,706
35.22%
 Harold G. Knight
4,941
11.08%
 Jacob D. Metz
971
2.18%
 George M. Leister
288
0.65%
Nov 05, 1912 General Election
 Robert E. Difenderfer(I)
18,230
38.19%
 Oscar O. Bean
15,840
33.19%
 Thomas K. Ober
12,205
25.57%
 James C. Hogan
1,456
3.05%
Nov 08, 1910 General Election
 Robert E. Difenderfer
19,683
49.56%
 Irving P. Wanger(I)
19,106
48.11%
 Henry J. Weisser
928
2.34%
Date Type Results
Nov 03, 1908 General Election
 Irving P. Wanger(I)
26,384
59.87%
 Wynne James
17,684
40.13%
Nov 06, 1906 General Election
 Irving P. Wanger(I)
22,416
54.63%
 Walter F. Leedom
18,231
44.43%
 Hugh Ayres
386
0.94%
Nov 08, 1904 General Election
 Irving P. Wanger(I)
26,099
60.91%
 Joseph J. Broadhurst
15,847
36.99%
 Atmore Loomis
471
1.10%
 Hugh Ayres
430
1.00%
Nov 04, 1902 General Election
 Irving P. Wanger(I)
22,690
52.04%
 Charles E. Ingersoll
20,080
46.05%
 William Jacques
440
1.01%
 Oliver H. Holcomb
392
0.90%
Date Type Results
Nov 06, 1900 General Election
 Howard Mutchler
18,448
51.31%
 Russel C. Stewart
16,753
46.60%
 Edward E. Dixon
751
2.09%
Nov 08, 1898 General Election
 Laird H. Barber
16,400
54.79%
 William S. Kirkpatrick(I)
13,516
45.16%
 John E. Lauer
15
0.05%
Nov 03, 1896 General Election
 William S. Kirkpatrick
17,072
50.49%
 Laird H. Barber
16,743
49.51%
Nov 06, 1894 General Election
 Joseph J. Hart
14,762
49.17%
 William S. Kirkpatrick
14,565
48.51%
 Edward A. Packer
479
1.60%
 Thompson Ackerman
218
0.73%
Jul 25, 1893 Special Election
 Howard Mutchler
10,143
64.17%
 Frank Reeder
5,663
35.83%
Nov 08, 1892 General Election
 William Mutchler(I)
17,837
60.58%
 Thomas C. Walton
11,593
39.37%
 William S. Bigelow
14
0.05%
Nov 04, 1890 General Election
 William Mutchler(I)
17,424
62.26%
 George M. Davies
10,549
37.70%
 George W. Gross
11
0.04%
Nov 06, 1888 General Election
 William Mutchler
18,071
59.80%
 Frank Reeder
11,731
38.82%
 Simeon B. Chase
415
1.37%
Date Type Results
Nov 02, 1886 General Election
 Daniel Ermentrout(I)
13,978
59.55%
 George D. Sitzel
9,163
39.03%
 Jeremiah Beard
333
1.42%
Nov 04, 1884 General Election
 Daniel Ermentrout(I)
16,577
63.80%
 Louis Richards
9,405
36.20%
Nov 07, 1882 General Election
 Daniel Ermentrout(I)
15,623
64.24%
 Isaac McHose
8,466
34.81%
 Joshua Wright
232
0.95%
Nov 02, 1880 General Election
 Daniel Ermentrout
16,049
63.12%
 J. Howard Jacobs
9,152
35.99%
 P.J. Altenderfer
225
0.88%
Nov 05, 1878 General Election
 Hiester Clymer(I)
12,419
58.64%
 H. Maltzberger
6,428
30.35%
 Daniel B. Yoder
2,330
11.00%
Nov 07, 1876 General Election
 Hiester Clymer(I)
15,239
65.59%
 Henry D. Markley
6,213
26.74%
 C. Shearer
1,780
7.66%
Date Type Results
Nov 03, 1874 General Election
 Hiester Clymer(I)
10,553
66.33%
 Charles B. McKnight
5,358
33.67%
Date Type Results
Oct 08, 1872 General Election
 Hiester Clymer
13,854
64.03%
 James Millholland
7,783
35.97%
Oct 11, 1870 General Election
 J. Lawrence Getz(I)
10,411
67.36%
 Nicholas Hunter
5,045
32.64%
Oct 13, 1868 General Election
 J. Lawrence Getz(I)
13,738
64.77%
 Henry S. Eckert
7,472
35.23%
Oct 09, 1866 General Election
 J. Lawrence Getz
13,188
65.33%
 David J. Lincoln
6,999
34.67%
Oct 10, 1864 General Election
 Sydenham E. Ancona(I)
12,076
66.91%
 William M. Heister
5,971
33.09%
Oct 14, 1862 General Election
 Sydenham E. Ancona(I)
10,022
67.17%
 Joel B. Warner
4,898
32.83%
Date Type Results
Oct 09, 1860 General Election
 Sydenham E. Ancona
9,993
58.42%
 Levi B. Smith
7,111
41.58%
Oct 09, 1860 Special Election
 Jacob K. McKenty
9,595
56.19%
 James McKnight
7,482
43.81%
Nov 30, 1858 Special Election
 William H. Keim
6,156
51.98%
 Joel B. Warner
5,687
48.02%
Oct 12, 1858 General Election
 John Schwartz
7,321
50.06%
 J. Glancy Jones(I)
7,302
49.94%
Oct 14, 1856 General Election
 J. Glancy Jones(I)
9,951
71.60%
 David Yoder
3,947
28.40%
Oct 10, 1854 General Election
 J. Glancy Jones(I)
8,152
59.77%
 John C. Myers
5,487
40.23%
Feb 04, 1854 General Election
 J. Glancy Jones
5,076
60.01%
 William H. Keim
3,382
39.99%
Oct 12, 1852 General Election
 Henry A. Muhlenberg
7,543
68.45%
 Daniel M. Bieber
3,476
31.55%
Date Type Results
Oct 08, 1850 General Election
 Thaddeus Stevens(I)
5,701
58.35%
 Frederick A. Muhlenberg
4,069
41.65%
Oct 10, 1848 General Election
 Thaddeus Stevens(I)
9,565
63.64%
 Emaunel Shaffer
5,464
36.36%
Oct 13, 1846 General Election
 John Strohm(I)
3,866
53.62%
 Henry Haldeman
2,521
34.97%
 Eman C. Reigart
823
11.41%
Date Type Results
Oct 08, 1844 General Election
 John Strohm
7,286
48.72%
 Isaac Winters
5,096
34.07%
 Henry Witmer
2,574
17.21%
Oct 10, 1843 General Election
 Jeremiah Brown(I)
4,898
46.88%
 Peter Martin
3,940
37.71%
 Anthony E. Roberts
1,582
15.14%
 W.D. Slaymaker
27
0.26%
Date Type Results
Oct 13, 1840 General Election
 Peter Newhard(I)
4,299
55.74%
 Henry King
3,414
44.26%
Date Type Results
Oct 09, 1838 General Election
 Peter Newhard
4,636
54.46%
 Walter C. Livingston
3,876
45.54%
Oct 11, 1836 General Election
 Edward D. Hubley(I)
2,881
54.25%
 William Audenried
2,430
45.75%
Oct 14, 1834 General Election
 Edward D. Hubley
3,649
59.56%
 Walter C. Livingston
2,478
40.44%
Oct 09, 1832 General Election
 Henry A. King(I)
3,074
54.33%
 William Audenried
2,584
45.67%
Date Type Results
Oct 12, 1830 General Election
 Peter Ihrie(I)
6,294
30.52%
 Samuel A. Smith(I)
4,957
24.04%
 Lewis S. Coryell
3,442
16.69%
 Christian J. Hutter
3,062
14.85%
 James Madison Porter
1,899
9.21%
 Stephen Brock
969
4.70%
Oct 13, 1829 Special Election
 Peter Ihrie
5,602
27.21%
 Samuel A. Smith
5,168
25.11%
 Nathaniel B. Eldred
4,993
24.26%
 George Harrison
4,822
23.42%
Oct 14, 1828 General Election
 George Wolf(I)
6,736
30.64%
 Samuel D. Ingham(I)
6,591
29.98%
 James Madison Porter
4,387
19.95%
 Thomas G. Kennedy
4,273
19.43%
Oct 10, 1826 General Election
 George Wolf(I)
5,685
50.43%
 Samuel D. Ingham(I)
5,588
49.57%
Oct 12, 1824 General Election
 Samuel D. Ingham(I)
4,982
50.10%
 George Wolf(I)
4,962
49.90%
Oct 12, 1824 Special Election
 George Wolf
4,765
100.00%
Oct 08, 1822 General Election
 Samuel D. Ingham(I)
5,417
34.71%
 Thomas J. Rogers(I)
4,542
29.10%
 Samuel Sitgreaves
3,740
23.97%
 Francis B. Shaw
1,907
12.22%
Date Type Results
Oct 10, 1820 General Election
 John Tod
4,015
75.73%
 Robert Philson(I)
1,287
24.27%
Oct 13, 1818 General Election
 Robert Philson
1,880
59.63%
 John A. Bard
1,273
40.37%
Oct 08, 1816 General Election
 Alexander Ogle
3,143
99.65%
 John Fletcher (W)
11
0.35%
Oct 11, 1814 General Election
 William Piper(I)
1,862
62.40%
 John Anderson
1,122
37.60%
Oct 13, 1812 General Election
 William Piper(I)
2,033
63.45%
 Samuel Riddle
1,171
36.55%
Date Type Results
Oct 09, 1810 General Election
 William Findley(I)
2,735
60.89%
 John Kirkpatrick
1,757
39.11%
Oct 11, 1808 General Election
 William Findley(I)
2,718
45.67%
 John Kirkpatrick
1,732
29.10%
 Robert Philson
1,502
25.24%
Oct 14, 1806 General Election
 William Findley(I)
1
100.00%
Oct 09, 1804 General Election
 William Findley(I)
1,332
64.69%
 John Brandon
727
35.31%
Oct 12, 1802 General Election
 William Findley
1,531
53.85%
 Jacob Painter
1,312
46.15%
Date Type Results
Jan 15, 1801 Special Election
 John Stewart
476
87.82%
 Unidentified Scattering (W)
66
12.18%
Oct 14, 1800 General Election
 John Stewart
2,263
54.81%
 John Edie
1,866
45.19%
Oct 09, 1798 General Election
 Thomas Hartley(I)
3,857
85.41%
 Henry Slagle
659
14.59%
Oct 11, 1796 General Election
 Thomas Hartley(I)
1,502
100.00%
Oct 14, 1794 General Election
 Thomas Hartley(I)
1
100.00%
Date Type Results
Oct 11, 1791 General Election
 William Findley
2,899
65.65%
 John Woods
1,517
34.35%

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