Pennsylvania's 1st Congressional District

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The 1st Congressional District of Pennsylvania is a congressional district located in the southeast region of the state.

Pennsylvania's 1st Congressional District is located in the southeast corner of Pennsylvania and includes southern Philadelphia.[1]

The district previously included primarily central South Philadelphia, along with parts of Delaware County.

The current representative of the 1st congressional district is Robert A. Brady (D).

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania's 1st congressional district elections, 2012

The 1st congressional district of Pennsylvania held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Robert Brady won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Brady Incumbent 84.9% 235,394
     Republican John Featherman 15.1% 41,708
Total Votes 277,102
Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Robert A. Brady won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert A. Brady incumbent 100% 149,944
Total Votes 149,944

2008

On November 4, 2008, Robert A. Brady won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mike Muhammad (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 1 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert A. Brady incumbent 90.8% 242,799
     Republican Mike Muhammad 9.2% 24,714
Total Votes 267,513

2006

On November 7, 2006, Robert A. Brady won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Write-in challengers in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 1 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert A. Brady incumbent 100% 137,987
Total Votes 137,999

2004

On November 2, 2004, Robert A. Brady won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Deborah L. Williams (R) and Christopher Randolph (Randolph for Congress) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 1 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert A. Brady incumbent 86.3% 214,462
     Republican Deborah L. Williams 13.4% 33,266
     Randolph for Congress Christopher Randolph 0.3% 857
Total Votes 248,585

2002

On November 5, 2002, Robert A. Brady won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Marie G. Delany (R) and Mike Ewall (Green) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert A. Brady incumbent 86.4% 121,076
     Republican Marie G. Delany 12.5% 17,444
     Green Mike Ewall 1.1% 1,570
Total Votes 140,090

2000

On November 7, 2000, Robert A. Brady won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Steven N. Kush (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 1 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert A. Brady incumbent 88.3% 149,621
     Republican Steven N. Kush 11.7% 19,920
Total Votes 169,541

1998

On November 3, 1998, Robert A. Brady won election to the United States House. He defeated William M. Harrison (R), John Featherman (L) and Nancy Cole (Socialist Workers Campaign) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 1 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert A. Brady 81.2% 77,788
     Republican William M. Harrison 16.6% 15,898
     Libertarian John Featherman 1.2% 1,198
     Socialist Workers Campaign Nancy Cole 1% 964
Total Votes 95,848


Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 1st 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. [10]

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