Pennsylvania's 4th Congressional District

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Pennsylvania's 4th Congressional District
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Current incumbentScott Perry Republican Party
Population710,198
Gender49.4% Male, 50.6% Female
Race84.92% White, 7.95% Black
Ethnicity6.1% Hispanic
Unemployment9.3%
Median household income$54,291
High school graduation rate89.1%
College graduation rate24.5%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 4th Congressional District of Pennsylvania is a congressional district that sits along the middle of the state's western border.

Pennsylvania's 4th Congressional District is located in the south portion of Pennsylvania and includes Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin and York counties.[1]

The district previously included suburbs of the city of Pittsburgh, and bordered the states of Ohio and West Virginia.

The current representative of the 4ht congressional district is Scott Perry (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Pennsylvania's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

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

2012

See also: Pennsylvania's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 4th Congressional District of Pennsylvania held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Republican Scott Perry won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Harry Perkinson 34.4% 104,643
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott Perry 59.7% 181,603
     Independent Wayne Wolff 3.8% 11,524
     Libertarian Mike Koffenberger 2% 6,210
Total Votes 303,980
Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Jason Altmire won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Keith Rothfus (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJason Altmire incumbent 50.8% 120,827
     Republican Keith Rothfus 49.2% 116,958
Total Votes 237,785

2008

On November 4, 2008, Jason Altmire won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Melissa A. Hart (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 4 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJason Altmire incumbent 55.9% 186,536
     Republican Melissa A. Hart 44.1% 147,411
Total Votes 333,947

2006

On November 7, 2006, Jason Altmire won election to the United States House. He defeated Melissa A. Hart (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 4 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJason Altmire 51.9% 131,847
     Republican Melissa A. Hart incumbent 48.1% 122,049
Total Votes 253,896

2004

On November 2, 2004, Melissa A. Hart won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Stevan Drobac, Jr. (D) and Steven B. Larchuk (Healthcare) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 4 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMelissa A. Hart incumbent 63.1% 204,329
     Democratic Stevan Drobac, Jr. 35.9% 116,303
     Healthcare Steven B. Larchuk 1% 3,285
Total Votes 323,917

2002

On November 5, 2002, Melissa A. Hart won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Stevan Drobac, Jr. (D) and various Write-in challengers in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 4 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMelissa A. Hart incumbent 64.6% 130,534
     Democratic Stevan Drobac, Jr. 35.4% 71,674
     N/A Write-in 0% 10
Total Votes 202,218

2000

On November 7, 2000, Melissa A. Hart won election to the United States House. She defeated Terry E. Van Horne (D) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 4 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMelissa A. Hart 59% 145,390
     Democratic Terry E. Van Horne 41% 100,995
Total Votes 246,385

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 4th 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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