2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Pennsylvania

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All 18 Pennsylvania seats to the United States House of Representatives
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 9 9

The 2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Pennsylvania will be held on November 3, 2020, to elect the 18 U.S. Representatives from the state of Pennsylvania, one from each of the state's 18 congressional districts. The elections will coincide with the 2020 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections.

District 1

The 1st district consists of all of Bucks County and a sliver of Montgomery County. The incumbent is Republican Brian Fitzpatrick, who was re-elected with 51.3% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared
  • Andy Meehan, president of investment advisory firm[2]
Potential

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared
Potential

District 6

The 6th district encompasses all of Chester County and the part of southern Berks County including Reading. The incumbent is Democrat Chrissy Houlahan, who flipped the district and was elected with 58.9% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared
  • John Emmons, chemical engineer[8]
  • Tom Siedenbuehl, retired commercial airline pilot[7]
Declined

District 7

The 7th district is based in the Lehigh Valley, and consists of Lehigh and Northampton counties as well as parts of Monroe County, including the cities of Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton. The incumbent is Democrat Susan Wild, who flipped the district and was elected with 53.5% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Potential

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared

District 8

The 8th district, based in the northeastern part of the state, is home to the cities of Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. The incumbent is Democrat Matt Cartwright, who was re-elected with 54.6% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Potential

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared
Declined

District 10

The 10th district covers all of Dauphin County and parts of Cumberland and York counties, including the cities of Harrisburg and York. The incumbent is Republican Scott Perry, who was re-elected with 51.3% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared
  • Bobby Jeffries, logistics director[15]
Potential

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared
Declined

District 16

The 16th district is located in the northwestern portion of the state, and covers all of Erie, Crawford, Mercer, and Lawrence counties, as well as much of Butler County. The incumbent is Republican Mike Kelly, who was re-elected with 51.6% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared
Declined

District 17

The 17th district encompasses the northwestern Pittsburgh suburbs, including Beaver County. The incumbent is Democrat Conor Lamb, who was re-elected with 56.3% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared
  • Scott Timko, U.S. Air Force veteran[22]
  • Brian Thomsen, U.S. Green Beret veteran[23]

District 18

The 18th district includes the entire city of Pittsburgh and parts of surrounding suburbs. The incumbent is Democrat Mike Doyle, who was re-elected unopposed in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared
  • Jerry Dickinson, law professor[24]
Potential

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared
  • Don Nevills, navy veteran and business owner[25]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Wasserman, David; Flinn, Ally (November 7, 2018). "2018 House Popular Vote Tracker". Cook Political Report. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  2. ^ Cole, John (July 9, 2019). "Andrew Meehan Announces Challenge Against Fitzpatrick in PA1 GOP Primary". Politics PA. Retrieved July 10, 2019.
  3. ^ English, Chris (July 25, 2019). "Ivyland Borough councilwoman, Bucks County official joins congressional race". The Intelligencer. Retrieved July 25, 2019.
  4. ^ Cole, John (July 29, 2019). "Judi Reiss Announces Bid for PA1". Politics PA. Retrieved August 6, 2019.
  5. ^ Gross, Doug (July 12, 2019). "Democrat Announces Run For 1st District Congress Seat". Patch. Retrieved July 17, 2019.
  6. ^ Wasserman, David (March 1, 2019). "2020 House Overview: Can Democrats Keep Their Majority?". Cook Political Report. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  7. ^ a b Cole, John (August 23, 2019). "Retired Airline Pilot Announces GOP Bid Against Houlahan". Politics PA. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  8. ^ Cole, John (September 9, 2019). "Businessman Joins GOP Race Against Houlahan". Politics PA. Retrieved September 18, 2019.
  9. ^ Clearfield, Alex [@AlexClearfield] (July 3, 2019). "Just confirmed with his campaign treasurer that he is NOT running in #PA06. Presumably this filing is for some technical reason better explained by a campaign finance lawyer" (Tweet). Retrieved July 3, 2019 – via Twitter.
  10. ^ Olson, Laura (January 3, 2019). "Dean Browning files paperwork to run for Congress in 2020". The Morning Call. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  11. ^ Radzievich, Nicole; Olson, Laura (October 14, 2019). "Republican Lisa Scheller announces congressional bid for Lehigh Valley based district". The Morning Call. Retrieved October 14, 2019.
  12. ^ Cole, John (August 6, 2019). "Teddy Daniels Announces Bid for PA8". Politics PA. Retrieved August 6, 2019.
  13. ^ DuPuis, Roger (October 9, 2019). "Luzerne County Councilman Haas to run for Congress against Cartwright". Times Leader. Retrieved October 9, 2019.
  14. ^ DeJesus, Ivey (September 3, 2019). "No congressional run for former Trump surrogate; Lou Barletta will focus on consulting firm". Penn Live. Retrieved September 3, 2019.
  15. ^ Cole, John (August 12, 2019). "GOP Challenger Accuses Perry of Being Insufficiently Pro-Trump". Politics PA. Retrieved August 19, 2019.
  16. ^ Cole, John (April 11, 2019). "Brier Announces Bid For PA10". Politics PA. Retrieved April 11, 2019.
  17. ^ Thompson, Charles (June 30, 2019). "Pa. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is running for Congress, and here's why". The Patriot-News. Retrieved June 30, 2019.
  18. ^ Thompson, Charles (June 28, 2019). "Democrat George Scott removes himself from 2020 race in Pennsylvania's 10th Congressional District". The Patriot-News. Retrieved June 28, 2019.
  19. ^ Poole, Eric (August 4, 2019). "Kelly eyes insulin prices, re-election". The Herald. Retrieved August 29, 2019.
  20. ^ a b Flowers, Kevin (October 9, 2019). "Millcreek teacher announces run for Congress". Go Erie. Retrieved October 10, 2019.
  21. ^ Cole, John (July 17, 2019). "Daniel Smith Jr. Announces Bid for PA16". PoliticsPA. Retrieved July 22, 2019.
  22. ^ a b Cole, John (August 22, 2019). "Lamb Draws GOP Challenger". Politics PA. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  23. ^ Singer, Jeff (October 2, 2019). "Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 10/2". The Daily Kos. Retrieved October 2, 2019.
  24. ^ Shoemaker, J. Dale (April 10, 2019). "Pitt law professor Gerald S. Dickinson to challenge U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle in 2020". Public Source. Retrieved April 14, 2019.
  25. ^ Cole, John (June 13, 2019). "Nevills Announces Bid For PA18". Politics PA. Retrieved June 22, 2019.

External links

Official campaign websites for 1st district candidates
  • Christina Finello (D) for Congress
  • Andy Meehan (R) for Congress
  • Judi Reiss (D) for Congress
Official campaign websites for 7th district candidates
  • Dean Browning (R) for Congress
Official campaign websites for 8th district candidates
  • Teddy Daniels (R) for Congress
Official campaign websites for 10th district candidates
  • Tom Brier (D) for Congress
  • Eugene DePasquale (D) for Congress
  • Bobby Jeffries (R) for Congress
Official campaign websites for 16th district candidates
  • Daniel Smith Jr. (D) for Congress
Official campaign websites for 17th district candidates
  • Conor Lamb (D) for Congress
  • Brian Thomsen (R) for Congress
  • Scott Timko (R) for Congress
Official campaign websites for 18th district candidates
  • Jerry Dickinson (D) for Congress
  • Don Nevills (R) for Congress