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Pennsylvania's 9th Congressional District

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Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district
Current incumbentBill Shuster Republican Party
Population707,435
Gender49% Male, 51% Female
Race94.50% White, 3.12% Black
Ethnicity1.76% Hispanic
Unemployment9.0%
Median household income$42,277
High school graduation rate87.0%
College graduation rate16.5%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 9th Congressional District of Pennsylvania is a congressional district located southern region of the state.

Pennsylvania's 9th Congressional District is located in the south central portion Pennsylvania and includes Indiana, Cambria, Blair, Huntingdon, Franklin, Fulton, Bedford, Somerset, Fayette, Green and Washington counties.[1]

The district previously included an area in the center of the southern region of the state.

The current representative of the 9th congressional district is Bill Shuster (R).

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district elections, 2012

The 9th congressional district of Pennsylvania held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Bill Shuster won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 9 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Karen Ramsburg 38.3% 105,128
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Shuster Incumbent 61.7% 169,177
Total Votes 274,305
Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Bill Shuster won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tom Conners (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 9 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Shuster 73.1% 141,904
     Democratic Tom Conners 26.9% 52,322
Total Votes 194,226

2008

On November 4, 2008, Bill Shuster won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tony Barr (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 9 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Shuster incumbent 63.9% 174,951
     Democratic Tony Barr 36.1% 98,735
Total Votes 273,686

2006

On November 7, 2006, Bill Shuster won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tony Barr (D) and write-in challengers in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 9 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Shuster incumbent 60.3% 121,069
     Democratic Tony Barr 39.6% 79,610
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 141
Total Votes 200,820

2004

On November 2, 2004, Bill Shuster won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Paul I. Politis (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 9 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Shuster incumbent 69.5% 184,320
     Democratic Paul I. Politis 30.5% 80,787
Total Votes 265,107

2002

On November 5, 2002, Bill Shuster won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John R. Henry and Write-in challengers in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 9 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Shuster incumbent 71% 124,184
     Democratic John R. Henry 28.9% 50,558
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 107
Total Votes 174,849

2000

On November 7, 2000, Bill Shuster won election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 9 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Shuster 100% 184,401
Total Votes 184,401

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 9th 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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