Pennsylvania's 6th Congressional District

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Pennsylvania's 6th Congressional District
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Current incumbentJim Gerlach Republican Party
Population727,295
Gender48.8% Male, 51.2% Female
Race88.15% White, 4.29% Black
Ethnicity4.67% Hispanic
Unemployment7.1%
Median household income$69,570
High school graduation rate92.0%
College graduation rate40.5%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Pennsylvania's 6th Congressional District is located in the south eastern portion of Pennsylvania and includes portions of Lebanon, Berks, Chester and Montgomery counties.[1]

The current representative of the 6th Congressional District is Jim Gerlach (R).

Elections

2014

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See also: Pennsylvania's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 6th Congressional District of Pennsylvania will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Pennsylvania's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

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

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Manan Trivedi 42.9% 143,803
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Gerlach Incumbent 57.1% 191,725
Total Votes 335,528
Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010


On November 2, 2010, Jim Gerlach won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Manan Trivedi (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Gerlach incumbent 57.1% 133,770
     Democratic Manan Trivedi 42.9% 100,493
Total Votes 234,263

2008

On November 4, 2008, Jim Gerlach won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bob Roggio (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 6 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Gerlach incumbent 52.1% 179,423
     Democratic Bob Roggio 47.9% 164,952
Total Votes 344,375

2006

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

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 6 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Gerlach incumbent 50.7% 121,047
     Democratic Lois Murphy 49.3% 117,892
Total Votes 238,939

2004

On November 2, 2004, Jim Gerlach won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Lois Murphy (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 6 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Gerlach incumbent 51% 160,348
     Democratic Lois Murphy 49% 153,977
Total Votes 314,325

2002

On November 5, 2002, Jim Gerlach won election to the United States House. He defeated Dan Wofford (D) and Write-in challengers in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 6 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Gerlach 51.4% 103,648
     Democratic Dan Wofford 48.6% 98,128
     N/A Write-in 0% 15
Total Votes 201,791

2000

On November 7, 2000, Tim Holden won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Thomas G. Kopel (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 6 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTim Holden incumbent 66.3% 140,084
     Republican Thomas G. Kopel 33.7% 71,227
Total Votes 211,311

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 6th 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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