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Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District

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Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District
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Current incumbentTim Murphy Republican Party
Population711,540
Gender48.7% Male, 51.3% Female
Race94.28% White, 2.36% Black, 1.63% Asian
Ethnicity1.42% Hispanic
Unemployment6.7%
Median household income$55,553
High school graduation rate93.5%
College graduation rate33.0%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District is located along the western Pennsylvania and borders the state of West Virginia. It includes Greene, Washington, Allegheny and Westmoreland counties.[1]

The current representative of the 8th Congressional District is Tim Murphy (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 18th Congressional District of Pennsylvania will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 18th Congressional District of Pennsylvania held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Tim Murphy won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 18 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Larry Maggi 36% 122,146
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Murphy Incumbent 64% 216,727
Total Votes 338,873
Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Tim Murphy won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Dan Connolly (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 18 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Murphy incumbent 67.3% 161,888
     Democratic Dan Connolly 32.7% 78,558
Total Votes 240,446

2008

On November 4, 2008, Tim Murphy won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Steve O'Donnell (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 18 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Murphy incumbent 64.1% 213,349
     Democratic Steve O'Donnell 35.9% 119,661
Total Votes 333,010

2006

On November 7, 2006, Tim Murphy won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Chad Kluko (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 18 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Murphy incumbent 57.8% 144,632
     Democratic Chad Kluko 42.2% 105,419
Total Votes 250,051

2004

On November 2, 2004, Tim Murphy won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mark G. Boles (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 18 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Murphy incumbent 62.8% 197,894
     Democratic Mark G. Boles 37.2% 117,420
Total Votes 315,314

2002

On November 5, 2002, Tim Murphy won election to the United States House. He defeated Jack Machek (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 18 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Murphy 60.1% 119,885
     Democratic Jack Machek 39.9% 79,451
Total Votes 199,336

2000

On November 7, 2000, Michael Doyle won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Craig C. Stephens in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 18 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael F. Doyle incumbent 69.4% 156,131
     Republican Craig C. Stephens 30.6% 68,798
Total Votes 224,929

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 18th Congressional District prior to the 2010 redistricting.
See also: Redistricting in Pennsylvania

The Legislative Reapportionment Commission in Pennsylvania approved the GOP-proposed map. It was signed into law on December 22, 2001.[9][10]

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