U.S. House Preview: PA-04

PA-04: Madeleine Dean, Christian Nascimento

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

4th Congressional District

Madeliene Dean* (D) | Website | Twitter | Facebook

Age: 63 | Served in Congress since 2019 | BA: LaSalle ’81 | Resides: Lower Merion Township

Positions

  • Every person has a right to affordable, accessible, quality healthcare
  • Safe, accessible, quality reproductive health is a fundamental right
  • Pass common sense legislation to increase background checks, and repeal federal laws that bar funding for research on gun violence as a public health issue
  • Reinstate DACA to allow the Dreamers to be able to stay in our country without fear
  • Pass legislation that transforms our country into a climate-forward and clean energy powerhouse

 

Christian Nascimento (R) | Website | Twitter | Facebook

Age: 48 | BA: Widener ’97; MBA: Villanova | Resides: Audubon

Positions

  • Parents have a choice and a true say in their children’s education
  • Reduce the regulatory burden on all businesses
  • Increase oil production in the U.S.
  • The Second Amendment is second because it protects the First Amendment.
  • Not in favor of red flag laws

 

Dave Redistricting Partisan Lean: D+18.73 (58.41 – 39.68)

Voter Registration:

  • Overall (540,376): D+11.5 (47.9 – 36.4)
    • Montgomery (448,120): D+15.2 (50.1 – 34.9)
    • Berks (92,256): R+9.0 (46.7 – 37.7)

 

2020 Presidential Results: Biden +24.1

2020 Congressional Results: Dean d. Kathy Barnette, 59.5-40.5%

Current Ratings

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

 

Fundraising Q3

Dean | Raised: $387,212 | Spent: $379,508 | Cash on Hand: $1,182,075

Nascimento | Raised: $60,584 | Spent: $38,356 | Cash On Hand: $72,858

 

BERKS and MONTGOMERY Counties.
Total population: 764,865

Part of BERKS County consisting of the TOWNSHIPS of Alsace, Amity, Bern, Colebrookdale, District, Douglass, Earl, Exeter (PART, Precinct 10 (all blocks except 1008, 1011, 1014 and 1024 of tract 012103 and blocks 3000, 3001, 3003, 3004, 3005, 3006, 3007, 3008, 3009, 3010, 3011, 3012, 3013, 3014, 3015, 3016, 3017, 3018 and 3019 of tract 012106)), Greenwich, Hereford, Longswamp, Lower Heidelberg (PART, Precincts 02 and 03), Maidencreek, Maxatawny, Muhlenberg, Oley, Ontelaunee, Perry (all blocks except 1003, 1008, 1009, 1010, 1011, 1012, 1013, 1014, 1015, 1016, 1017, 1018, 1019, 1020, 1021, 1022, 1023, 1024, 1025, 1026, 1027, 1028, 1029, 1030, 1031, 1032, 1033, 1034, 1035, 1036, 1037, 1038, 1039, 1040, 1041, 1042, 1043, 1044, 1045, 1046, 1050, 1051, 1052 and 3022 of tract 013702), Pike, Richmond, Rockland, Ruscombmanor and Washington and the BOROUGHS of Bally, Bechtelsville, Boyertown, Fleetwood, Kutztown, Laureldale, Leesport, Lenhartsville, Lyons and Topton and Part of MONTGOMERY County consisting of the TOWNSHIPS of Abington, Cheltenham, Douglass, East Norriton, Horsham (PART, Districts 02 [PART, Division 04], 03 [PART, Division 03] and 04 [PART, Division 01 (all blocks except 3006, 3007, 3008, 3010, 3011 and 3020 of tract 200505)]), Limerick, Lower Frederick, Lower Gwynedd, Lower Merion (PART, Wards 01, 02, 03, 06 [PART, Division 03], 09, 11 [PART, Division 03 (all blocks except 3011B of tract 204900)], 12 [PART, Division 03 (only blocks 2000, 2001, 2025 and 2028 of tract 204500)] and 13), Lower Moreland, Lower Pottsgrove, Lower Providence, Lower Salford, New Hanover, Perkiomen, Plymouth, Skippack, Springfield, Towamencin, Upper Dublin, Upper Frederick, Upper Gwynedd, Upper Merion (PART, District Belmont [PART, Division 05]), Upper Moreland, Upper Pottsgrove, Upper Providence, Upper Salford, West Norriton, West Pottsgrove, Whitemarsh, Whitpain and Worcester and the BOROUGHS of Ambler, Bryn Athyn, Collegeville, Conshohocken, Green Lane, Hatboro, Jenkintown, Lansdale, North Wales, Pottstown, Rockledge, Royersford, Schwenksville, Trappe and West Conshohocken.

 




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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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