Elections in Pennsylvania

Elections in Pennsylvania establish the governor and Pennsylvania General Assembly, including the senate and house of representatives. Presidential elections are held every four years in Pennsylvania.

In a 2020 study, Pennsylvania was ranked by the Election Law Journal as the 19th hardest state for citizens to vote in.[1]

DistrictingEdit

Presidential electionsEdit

Below is a table of the last eleven presidential elections in Pennsylvania, as well as national electoral college results.

Vote in Pennsylvania National vote
Year Candidate Year Candidate
1980 Ronald Reagan 1980 Ronald Reagan
1984 Ronald Reagan 1984 Ronald Reagan
1988 George H. W. Bush 1988 George H. W. Bush
1992 Bill Clinton 1992 Bill Clinton
1996 Bill Clinton 1996 Bill Clinton
2000 Al Gore 2000 George W. Bush
2004 John Kerry 2004 George W. Bush
2008 Barack Obama 2008 Barack Obama
2012 Barack Obama 2012 Barack Obama
2016 Donald Trump 2016 Donald Trump
2020 Joe Biden 2020 Joe Biden

United States congressional delegation electionsEdit

United States Senate electionsEdit

Class I Senate electionsEdit

The five most recent elections:

Class III Senate electionsEdit

The five most recent elections:

United States House of Representatives electionsEdit

The twelve most recent elections:

Gubernatorial electionsEdit

Gubernatorial election results[2]
Year Democratic Republican
1950 48.3% 1,710,355 50.7% 1,796,119
1954 53.7% 1,996,266 46.2% 1,717,070
1958 50.8% 2,024,852 48.9% 1,948,769
1962 44.3% 1,938,627 55.3% 2,424,918
1966 46.1% 1,868,719 52.1% 2,110,349
1970 55.2% 2,043,029 41.7% 1,542,854
1974 53.7% 1,878,252 45.1% 1,578,917
1978 46.4% 1,737,888 52.5% 1,996,042
1982 48.1% 1,772,353 50.8% 1,872,784
1986 50.4% 1,717,484 48.4% 1,638,268
1990 67.7% 2,065,244 32.4% 987,516
1994 39.9% 1,430,099 45.4% 1,627,976
1998 31.0% 938,745 57.4% 1,736,844
2002 53.4% 1,913,235 44.4% 1,589,408
2006 60.3% 2,470,517 39.6% 1,622,135
2010 45.5% 1,814,788 54.5% 2,172,763
2014 54.9% 1,920,355 45.1% 1,575,511
2018 57.8% 2,850,210 40.7% 2,015,266

The ten most recent elections:

Pennsylvania General Assembly electionsEdit

The Pennsylvania General Assembly is a bicameral legislature, consisting of the Pennsylvania State Senate (the upper house) and the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (lower house).

SenateEdit

The five most recent elections:

House of RepresentativesEdit

The five most recent elections:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Schraufnagel, Scot; Pomante II, Michael J.; Li, Quan (15 Dec 2020). "Cost of Voting in the American States: 2020". Election Law Journal: Rules, Politics, and Policy. 19 (4): 503–509. doi:10.1089/elj.2020.0666. Retrieved 14 January 2022.
  2. ^ Leip, David. "General Election Results – Pennsylvania". Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved November 18, 2016.

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