Pennsylvania's 3rd Congressional District

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Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district
Current incumbentMike Kelly Republican Party
Population705,049
Gender49% Male, 51% Female
Race98.43% White, 4.58% Black
Ethnicity2.1% Hispanic
Unemployment8.6%
Median household income$44,092
High school graduation rate84.4%
College graduation rate22.9%
The 3rd Congressional District of Pennsylvania is a congressional district located in the northwest corner of the state.

Pennsylvania's 3rd Congressional District is located in the northwest region of Pennsylvania and includes Erie, Crawford, Mercer, Lawrence, Butler, Armstrong and Clarion counties.[1]

The district previously included the city of Erie. The district also bordered the states of New York and Ohio, and Lake Erie.

The current representative of the 3rd congressional district is Mike Kelly (R), who was first elected in 2010.

Elections

2014

See also: Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district elections, 2014

The 3rd congressional district of Pennsylvania will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district elections, 2012

The 3rd congressional district of Pennsylvania held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Mike Kelly won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Missa Eaton 41% 123,933
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Kelly Incumbent 54.8% 165,826
     Independent Steven Porter 4.2% 12,755
Total Votes 302,514
Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Mike Kelly won election to the United States House. He defeated incumbent Kathleen A. Dahlkemper (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 3 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Kelly 55.7% 111,909
     Democratic Kathleen A. Dahlkemper incumbent 44.3% 88,924
Total Votes 200,833

2008

On November 4, 2008, Kathy Dahlhemper won election to the United States House. She defeated Phil English (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 3 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKathy Dahlkemper 51.2% 146,846
     Republican Phil English incumbent 48.8% 139,707
Total Votes 286,553

2006

On November 7, 2006, Phil English won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Steven Porter (D), Timothy J. Hagberg (Constitution) and various write-in challengers in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 3 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPhil English incumbent 53.6% 108,525
     Democratic Steven Porter 42% 85,110
     Constitution Timothy J. Hagberg 4.3% 8,706
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 177
Total Votes 202,518

2004

On November 2, 2004, Phil English won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Steven Porter (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 3 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPhil English incumbent 60.1% 166,580
     Democratic Steven Porter 39.9% 110,684
Total Votes 277,264

2002

On November 5, 2002, Phil English won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Aundrea M. Benson (Green) and various Write-in challengers in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 3 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPhil English incumbent 77.7% 116,763
     Green Aundrea M. Benson 22.3% 33,554
     N/A Write-in 0% 12
Total Votes 150,329

2000

On November 7, 2000, Robert A. Borski won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charles F. Dougherty (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 3 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert A. Borski incumbent 68.7% 130,528
     Republican Charles F. Dougherty 31.3% 59,343
Total Votes 189,871

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 3rd 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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