State House Race Results

The state House map pre-election

The makeup of the Pa. House will stay largely the same. Here are the final tallies for the 33 biggest races.

Note: the races in HD-39, 131 and 163 are still pending. Read about those here.

HD-3: Democrat Ryan Bizzarro won the Erie-based seat of retiring Rep. John Hornaman (D-Erie), defeating Republican Jason Owen by 53.80 percent, 15,338 to 13,191.

HD-5: Republican Greg Lucas defeated Democrat Jason White with 55.1 percent, 12,542 to 10,202, in this Erie district.

HD-9: Democratic incumbent Christopher Sainato (D-Lawrence) won against Republican candidate Jason Murtha with 58.2 percent, 13,751 to 9,897.

HD-10: Democratic incumbent Jaret Gibbons (D-Beaver) defeated Rep. Michael See with 52.8 percent, 13,501 to 12,066.

HD13: Republican incumbent John Lawrence (R-Chester) defeated Dem. Eric Schott with 53.4 percent, 17,562 to 15,315.

HD16: Democratic incumbent Robert Matzie (D-Beaver) won against GOP challenger Kathy Coder with 56.4 percent, 15,476 to 11,975. This was one of PoliticsPA’s Top Ten state House races.

HD-25: Democratic incumbent Joseph Markosek (D-Allegheny) won against Rep. Mike Doyle with 54.8 percent, 15,272 to 12,575.

HD-29: Incumbent Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks) won against Dem. Brian Munroe with 58.4 percent, 20,010 to 14,268.

HD-31: Dem. incumbent Steve Santarsiero (D-Bucks) defeated Rep. Anne Chapman with 57.7 percent, 20,495 to 15,010.

HD-39: Democrat David Levdansky looks to have regained his seat, defeating Republican Rep. Rick Saccone (R-Allegheny) with 50.1 percent, 13,937 to 13,873. This was one of PoliticsPA’s Top Ten state House races.

HD-44: Rep. Mark Mustio (R-Allegheny) defeated Democrat opponent Mark Scappe with 61.9 percent, 20,177 to 12,445.

HD-49: Rep. Peter Daley (D-Fayette) won a seat against Republican Richard Massafra with 54.7 percent, 11,906 to 9,877.

HD-54: Rep. Eli Evankovich (R-Westmoreland) beat Democrat Patrick Leyland with 65.6 percent, 17,667 to 9,259.

HD-55: Rep. Joe Petrarca (D-Westmoreland) kept his seat, defeating Republican challenger John Hauser with 56.30 percent, 13,258 to 10,297.

HD-71: Rep. Bryan Barbin (D-Cambria) defeated Republican opponent Stalley with 56 percent, 12,437 to 9,792. This was one of PoliticsPA’s Top Ten state House races.

HD-74: Republican Thomas Sankey defeated opponent Democrat Mark McCracken by 21.8 percent to flip the seat of retiring Rep. Bud George (D-Clearfield), 13,377 to 8,591. This was one of PoliticsPA’s Top Ten state House races.

HD-83: Rep. Richard Mirabito (D-Lycoming) kept his seat, defeating Republican Harry Rogers by 17.6 percent, 13,192 to 9,251. This was one of PoliticsPA’s Top Ten state House races.

HD-89: Rep. Rob Kauffman Republican (R-Franklin) kept his seat, defeating Democratic challenger Susan Spicka by 20.6 percent, 16,648 to 10,980.

HD-104: Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) retained her seat, defeating Democrat Chris Dietz by 12 percent, 14,084 to 7,199.

HD-112: Democrat Kevin Haggerty defeated GOP candidate Ray Nearhood, who has tragically been in a coma since Aug. 13, 17,020 to 5,841. This is the seat of Rep. Ken Smith, who Haggerty defeated in the primary.

HD-115: Democrat Frank Farina defeated GOP hopeful Theresa Kane, 13,722 to 7,675. He’ll replace retiring Rep. Ed Staback (D-Lackawanna).

HD-116: Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) easily retained her seat, defeating Democrat Ransom Young by 32 percent, 9,853 to 5,069. This was one of PoliticsPA’s Top Ten state House races.

HD-120: Rep. Phyllis Mundy (D-Kingston) retained her seat, defeating Democrat Aaron Kaufer by 12.2 percent, 12,951 to 10,121.

HD-131: Rep. Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh) looks like he may have eked out a win. The final tally here is to be determined. This was one of PoliticsPA’s Top Ten state House races.

HD-146: Democrat Mark Painter unseated incumbent Rep. Tom Quigley (R-Montgomery) by 1.8 percent, 10,362 to 10,006.

HD-151: Republican Rep. Todd Stephens kept his seat in Montgomery county, defeating Democrat Will Sylianteng by 9.2 percent, 19,879 to 13,457 votes.

HD-155: Republican Becky Corbin kept the Chester County of retiring Rep. (and her boss) Curt Schroeder from Democratic Downingtown Mayor Josh Maxwell by 7.2 percent, 19,601 to 12,190 votes.

HD-156: Republican Dan Truitt (R-Chester) kept his position representing Chester County, winning over Democratic opponent Bret Binder by In Chester county by 3.8 percent, 16,493 to 15,276 votes. This was one of PoliticsPA’s Top Ten state House races.

HD-157: Democrat Paul Drucker lost his seat in Chester and Montgomery counties to opponent Warren Kampf (R-Chester) in 2010 and again Tuesday night, by 3.2 percent, 15,713 to 14,711 votes. This was one of PoliticsPA’s Top Ten state House races.

HD-161: In Delaware County, Republican Joe Hackett (R-Delaware) kept his position, defeating Democrat Larry Demarco by 5.4 percent, 17,125 to 15,256 votes. This was one of PoliticsPA’s Top Ten state House races.

HD-163: Republican Rep. Nicholas Micozzie (R-Delaware) looks like he has a win over Democrat Sheamus Bonner by 0.4 percent, 12,871 to 12,752 votes. This one has yet to be finalized.

HD-166: Republican Bill Toal lost to Democratic incumbent Greg Vitali (D-Delaware) by 26.2 percent, 12,077 to 20,637 votes.

HD-177: Republican Rep. John Taylor (R-Phila) won Tuesday, beating Democrat William Dunbar by 14.8 percent, 11,801 to 8,774 votes.

November 7th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Harrisburg, Top Stories | 1 Comment

One thought on “State House Race Results”

  1. vince phillips says:

    The Dept of State web site shows victor Lucas in HD 5 to be a Republican, not a Democrat.

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