Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 179

The 179th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Philadelphia County and includes the following areas:[1]

  • Ward 23 [PART, Divisions 02, 05, 06, 07, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23]
  • Ward 35 [PART, Divisions 15, 23, 24, 26, 29 and 30]
  • Ward 41 [PART, Divisions 01, 02 and 03]
  • Ward 42 [PART, Divisions 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24 and 25]
  • Ward 53 [PART, Division 01]
  • Ward 54 [PART, Division 01]
  • Ward 61 [PART, Divisions 01, 02, 03 and 07]
  • Ward 62 [PART, Divisions 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 14 and 19]

RepresentativesEdit

Representative Party Years District home Note
Prior to 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
William W. Rieger Democrat 1969 – 2006
Tony J. Payton Democrat 2007 – 2012 Philadelphia
James Clay, Jr. Democrat 2013 – 2014 Philadelphia
Jason Dawkins Democrat 2015 – present Philadelphia Incumbent

ReferencesEdit

  • Cox, Harold (2004). "Legislatures - 1776-2004". Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.