U.S. House Preview: PA-02

PA-02 Candidates Brendan Boyle, Aaron Bashir

This is the second in our series highlighting the U.S. House of Representatives races in the Commonwealth.

2nd Congressional District

Brendan Boyle* (D) | Website | Twitter | Facebook

Age: 45 | Served in Congress since 2015 | BA: Notre Dame ’99; MA: Harvard ’05 | Resides: Somerton, North East Philadelphia

Positions

  • our budget expands opportunities for all Americans
  • pushing for the passage of bills such as the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and the VICTIM Act
  • championing social and economic justice

 

Aaron Bashir (R) | Website | Twitter | Facebook

Age: 42 | BA: Temple; MBA: LaSalle | Resides: Castor Gardens, North East Philadelphia

Positions

  • Optimize and utilize our resources to create and secure our energy-related jobs
  • Push for the lower taxes and cut down unnecessary government spending
  • Government must ensure the free competition in markets to ensure the availability of quality healthcare
  • All in for School Choice especially here in Philadelphia where Liberal and Radical Left ideology is being taught in failed school systems
  • Taxpayers should never be funding the killings of innocent babies in the wombs
  • Males should not compete in girls’ sports at all. It is unfair to females

 

Dave Redistricting Partisan Lean: D+50.12 (74.34 – 24.22)

Voter Registration:

  • Overall (450,655): D+52.8 (69.2 – 16.4)

 

2020 Presidential Results: Biden +40.9

2020 Congressional Results: Boyle d. David Torres, 73 – 27%

Current Ratings

  • Cook Political Report: Solid D
  • Five Thirty Eight: Solid D
  • Sabato’s Crystal Ball: Safe D

 

Fundraising Q3

Boyle | Raised: $63,812 | Spent: $142,794 | Cash On Hand: $2,257,208

Bashir: N/A

 

PHILADELPHIA County.
Total population: 764,865

Part of PHILADELPHIA County consisting of the CITY of Philadelphia (PART, Wards 05 [PART, Divisions 01, 02, 03, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36 and 37], 07, 14, 16 [PART, Division 05], 18, 19, 20, 23, 25, 31, 33, 35, 37, 41, 42, 43, 45, 49, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65 and 66). 





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  • When Should The Special Elections For The PA House Be Held?


    • May 16, 2023 (Primary Day) (51%)
    • March, 2023 (47%)
    • April, 2023 (2%)

    Total Voters: 173

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