Tag: Pennsylvania State House of Representatives

  • Decade-low number of open seats in Pennsylvania Legislature

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    There are 228 state legislative seats up for election this year in Pennsylvania. Across those, 17 incumbents (six Democrats and 11 Republicans) did not file to run for re-election. That’s the fewest number of retirements since Ballotpedia began tracking this data in 2010. From 2010 to 2022, the average number of retirements per cycle was…

  • Democrats maintain state House majority in Pennsylvania after two special elections

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    Democrats maintained a majority in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives following two special elections in House Districts 108 and 163 on May 16, 2023. Heather Boyd (D) defeated Katie Ford (R) and Alfe Goodwin (L) 59.9% to 38.8% and 1.3%, respectively, in District 163. She succeeds Michael Zabel (D), who resigned on March 16. Michael…