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Revision as of 10:34, 17 October 2013

2012

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Pennsylvania's 16th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Joseph R. Pitts Republican Party
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 16th congressional district of Pennsylvania will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Pennsylvania has a closed primary system, in which the selection of a party's candidates in a primary election is limited to registered members of that party.

Heading into the election the incumbent is Joseph R. Pitts (R), who was first elected in 1996.

Pennsylvania's 16th Congressional District is located in the southeastern region of Pennsylvania and is just west of Philadelphia. It includes Lancaster and Chester counties.[1]

Candidates

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District history

2012

The 16th congressional district of Pennsylvania held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Joseph R. Pitts won re-election in the district.[3]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 16 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Aryanna Strader 39% 111,185
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph R. Pitts Incumbent 54.8% 156,192
     Independent John Murphy 4.3% 12,250
     Independent James Bednarski 1.8% 5,154
Total Votes 284,781
Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Pitts won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Lois Herr in the general election.[4]

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District 16 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph R. Pitts Incumbent 65.4% 134,113
     Democratic Lois Herr 34.6% 70,994
Total Votes 205,107

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