Pennsylvania House District 8

Previous Election Results

1996 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Greenwood Republican 133,749 59.1%
John Murray Democratic 79,856 35.3%
Richard Piotrowski Libertarian 6,991 3.1%
David Booth Constitution 5,714 2.5%
1996 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
James Greenwood Republican 18,376 60.3%
Tom Lingenfelter Republican 12,088 39.7%
1998 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Greenwood Republican 93,697 63.2%
Bill Tuthill Democratic 48,320 32.6%
Scott Wolfertz Constitution 3,917 2.6%
James Blair Reform 1,229 0.8%
Carolyn Boyce Natural law 1,022 0.7%
1998 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
James Greenwood Republican 21,347 67.4%
Joseph Schiaffino Republican 10,305 32.6%
2000 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Greenwood Republican 154,090 59.2%
Ronald Strouse Democratic 100,617 38.7%
Philip Holmen Reform 5,394 2.1%
2000 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Greenwood Republican 25,170 67.2%
Tom Lingenfelter Republican 12,278 32.8%
2002 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Greenwood Republican 127,475 62.6%
Timothy Reece Democratic 76,178 37.4%
2002 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Greenwood Republican 31,327 69.1%
Tom Lingenfelter Republican 13,981 30.9%
2004 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Michael Fitzpatrick Republican 183,229 55.3%
Virginia Schrader Democratic 143,427 43.3%
Arthur Farnsworth Libertarian 3,710 1.1%
Erich Lukas Constitution 898 0.3%
2004 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Virginia Schrader Democratic 17,313 61.3%
Tom Lingenfelter Democratic 10,941 38.7%
2004 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Greenwood Republican 38,279 69.1%
Joseph Montone Republican 17,098 30.9%
2006 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Patrick Murphy Democratic 125,656 50.3%
Michael Fitzpatrick Republican 124,138 49.7%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Patrick Murphy Democratic 17,889 64.6%
Andrew Warren Democratic 9,812 35.4%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Michael Fitzpatrick Republican 22,862 100.0%
2008 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Patrick Murphy Democratic 197,869 56.8%
Tom Manion Republican 145,103 41.6%
Tom Lingenfelter Independent 5,543 1.6%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Patrick Murphy Democratic 100,788 100.0%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tom Manion Republican 35,610 100.0%
2010 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Michael Fitzpatrick Republican 130,759 53.5%
Patrick Murphy Democratic 113,547 46.5%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Patrick Murphy Democratic 40,783 100.0%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Michael Fitzpatrick Republican 33,671 76.7%
Gloria Carlineo Republican 6,529 14.9%
Ira Hoffman Republican 2,424 5.5%
James Jones Republican 1,249 2.8%
2012 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mike Fitzpatrick Republican 199,379 56.6%
Kathy Boockvar Democratic 152,859 43.4%
2014 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kevin Strouse Democratic 18,440 51.1%
Shaughnessy Naughton Democratic 17,623 48.9%
2014 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mike Fitzpatrick Republican 22,170 100.0%

Demographic Data

Population 710,932
Percentage White 89.1%
Percentage Black 3.9%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.0%
Percentage Asian 4.5%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race 1.7%
Percentage Other Race 0.8%
 
Percentage Hispanic 4.3%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 85.9%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 3.6%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 0.9%
 
Median Household Income $76,198
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 48.9%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 5.3%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 6.6%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 26.3%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 40.5%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.2%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 30.7%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 15.4%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 51.1%
Percentage with a College Degree 36.3%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 41.0%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 26.8%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 10.7%
 
Percentage Married Couples 60.1%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 24.1%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.2%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.4%

Last updated 8:16pm November 21, 2014