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Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 181

The 181st Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Philadelphia and is represented by Malcolm Kenyatta.

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Current Malcolm Kenyatta (DPhiladelphia)
Demographics25.5% White
61.8% Black
13.4% Hispanic
Population (2011)
 • Citizen voting age
60,446
47,395

District profileEdit

The 181st Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Philadelphia County. It also includes the following areas:[1]

  • Ward 05 [PART, Divisions 15, 20 and 23]
  • Ward 14
  • Ward 16 [PART, Divisions 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18]
  • Ward 18 [PART, Divisions 01, 03, 08, 09, 13, 14, 15 and 16]
  • Ward 20
  • Ward 32 [PART, Divisions 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 11 and 12]
  • Ward 37 [PART, Divisions 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17 and 21]
  • Ward 47

RepresentativesEdit

Representative Party Years District home Note
Prior to 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
Ulysses Shelton Democratic 1969 – 1978 Resigned May 23, 1978.[2]
T. Milton Street Democratic 1979 – 1980
Alphonso Deal Democratic 1981 – 1987 Died June 3, 1987.[3]
Shirley Kitchen Democratic 1987 – 1988
W. Curtis Thomas Democratic 1989 – 2018 Retired
Malcolm Kenyatta Democratic 2019-Present

Recent election resultsEdit

PA House election, 2010:
Pennsylvania House, District 181
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Curtis Thomas 14,555 100.0
Margin of victory
Turnout 14,555 100.0
PA House election, 2012:
Pennsylvania House, District 181
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Curtis Thomas 25,275 100.0
Margin of victory
Turnout 25,275 100.0
PA House election, 2014:
Pennsylvania House, District 181
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Curtis Thomas 12,988 100.0
Margin of victory
Turnout 12,988 100.0
PA House election, 2016:
Pennsylvania House, District 181
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Curtis Thomas 27,603 100.0
Margin of victory
Turnout 27,603 100
PA House election, 2018:
Pennsylvania House, District 181
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Malcolm Kenyatta 20,843 95.29
Republican T. Milton Street 1,019 4.66
Margin of victory
Turnout 21,884 95.29

ReferencesEdit

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

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