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Pennsylvania's 13th Congressional District

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Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district
Current incumbentAllyson Schwartz Democratic Party
Population728,897
Gender48% Male, 52% Female
Race66.95% White, 17.96% Black, 8.29% Asian
Ethnicity10.70% Hispanic
Unemployment12.2%
Median household income$56,222
High school graduation rate88.3%
College graduation rate32.4%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 13th Congressional District of Pennsylvania is a congressional district located in the southeast region of the state.

Pennsylvania's 13th Congressional District is located in the southeastern region of Pennsylvania and includes northeast Philadelphia. It also includes portions of Bucks and Montgomery counties.[1]

The district previously included parts of northeast Philadelphia and approximately half of Montgomery county.

The current representative of the 8th congressional district is Allyson Schwartz (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district elections, 2014

The 13th congressional district of Pennsylvania will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district elections, 2012

The 13th congressional district of Pennsylvania held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Allyson Schwartz won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 13 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAllyson Schwartz Incumbent 69.1% 209,901
     Republican Joe Rooney 30.9% 93,918
Total Votes 303,819
Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Allyson Schwartz won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Carson Dee Adcock (Republican) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 13 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAllyson Schwartz incumbent 56.3% 118,710
     Republican Carson Dee Adcock 43.7% 91,987
Total Votes 210,697

2008

On November 4, 2008, Allyson Schwartz won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Marina Kats (R) and John P. McDermott (Const) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 13 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAllyson Schwartz incumbent 62.8% 196,868
     Republican Marina Kats 34.5% 108,271
     Constitution John P. McDermott 2.7% 8,374
Total Votes 313,513

2006

On November 7, 2006, Allyson Schwartz won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Raj Peter Bhakta (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 13 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAllyson Schwartz incumbent 66.1% 147,368
     Republican Raj Bhakta 33.9% 75,492
Total Votes 222,860

2004

On November 2, 2004, Allyson Schwartz won election to the United States House. She defeated Melissa Brown (R), John P. McDermott (Const.), Chuck Moulton (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 13 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAllyson Schwartz 55.7% 171,763
     Republican Melissa Brown 41.3% 127,205
     Constitution John P. McDermott 1.7% 5,291
     Libertarian Chuck Moulton 1.3% 3,865
Total Votes 308,124

2002

On November 5, 2002, Joseph M. Hoeffel won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Melissa Brown (R) and John P. McDermott (Constitution) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 13 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph M. Hoeffel incumbent 50.9% 107,945
     Republican Melissa Brown 47.3% 100,295
     Constitution John P. McDermott 1.7% 3,627
Total Votes 211,867

2000

On November 7, 2000, Joseph M. Hoeffel won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Stewart J. Greenleaf (D) and Ken Cavanuagh (Libertarian) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 13 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph M. Hoeffel incumbent 52.8% 146,026
     Republican Stewart J. Greenleaf 45.7% 126,501
     Libertarian Ken Cavanaugh 1.5% 4,224
Total Votes 276,751

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 13th congressional district prior to the 2010 redistricting.
See also: Redistricting in Pennsylvania

The Legislative Reapportionment Commission in Pennsylvania recently approved the GOP-proposed map, though state Democrats are expected to challenge it in court. [9]

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