2022 Pennsylvania House of Representatives election

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All 203 seats in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
102 seats needed for a majority
Leader Bryan Cutler Joanna McClinton
Party Republican Democratic
Leader since June 22, 2020 (2020-06-22)[1] December 1, 2020 (2020-12-01)
Leader's seat 100th 191st
Last election 113 90
Current seats 113 90
Seats needed Steady Increase 12

Incumbent Speaker

Bryan Cutler

The 2022 elections for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives will be held on November 8, 2022, with all districts being decided. The term of office for those that were elected in 2022 will begin when the House of Representatives convenes in January 2023. Pennsylvania State Representatives are elected for two-year terms, with all 203 seats up for election every two years.[2] Republicans have controlled the chamber since 2010.

Special elections

24th legislative district

In the 2021 elections, Democratic state representative Ed Gainey was elected Mayor of Pittsburgh and resigned his seat on December 31.[3] A special election for the 24th legislative district has been scheduled for 5 April 2022.[4]

116th legislative district

In the 2021 elections, Republican state representative Tarah Toohil was elected to be a judge on the Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas.[5] A special election for the 116th legislative district has been scheduled for 5 April 2022.[4]

General election overview

Affiliation Candidates Votes Vote % Seats Won

District breakdown

Due to redistricting after the 2020 United States census, several representatives have been drawn into new districts, and some districts have no incumbent.[6]

District Party Incumbent Status Party Candidate Votes %
1 Democratic Pat Harkins Unknown
2 Democratic Robert Merski Unknown
3 Democratic Ryan Bizzarro Unknown
4 Republican Curt Sonney Retiring[6]
5 Republican Barry Jozwiak Unknown
6 Republican Brad Roae Unknown
7 Democratic Mark Longietti Unknown
8 Republican Tim Bonner Unknown
9 Democratic Chris Sainato Unknown
10 Republican Aaron Bernstine Unknown
11 Republican Marci Mustello Running [7] Republican Marci Mustello
12 Republican Daryl Metcalfe Retiring[6]
13 Republican John Lawrence Unknown
14 Republican Jim E. Marshall Unknown
15 Republican Josh Kail Unknown
16 Democratic Robert Matzie Unknown
17 Republican Parke Wentling Unknown
18 Republican K.C. Tomlinson Unknown
19 Democratic Jake Wheatley Unknown
20 Democratic Emily Kinkead Running[8] Democratic Emily Kinkead
21 Democratic Sara Innamorato Unknown
22 Democratic Peter Schweyer Unknown
23 Democratic Dan Frankel Unknown
24 Democratic Ed Gainey Elected Mayor of Pittsburgh[8] Democratic Aerion Abney
25 Democratic Brandon Markosek Unknown
26 Republican Tim Hennessey Unknown
27 Democratic Dan Deasy Running[8] Democratic Dan Deasy
28 Republican Rob Mercuri Running[8] Republican Rob Mercuri
29 Republican Meghan Schroeder Unknown
30 Republican Lori Mizgorski Unknown
31 Democratic Perry Warren Unknown
32 Democratic Anthony M. DeLuca Unknown
33 Republican Carrie Delrosso Running[8] Republican Carrie Delrosso
34 Democratic Summer Lee Unknown
35 Democratic Austin Davis Running for Lt. Governor[9]
36 Democratic Jessica Benham Running[8] Democratic Jessica Benham
37 Republican Mindy Fee Unknown
38 Democratic Nick Pisciottano Running[8] Democratic Nick Pisciottano
39 Republican Mike Puskaric Unknown
40 Republican Natalie Mihalek Running[8] Republican Natalie Mihalek
41 Republican Brett Miller Unknown
42 Democratic Dan Miller Running[8] Democratic Dan Miller
43 Republican Keith Greiner Unknown
44 Republican Valerie Gaydos Unknown
45 Democratic Anita Astorino Kulik Unknown
46 Republican Jason Ortitay Running[10] Republican Jason Ortitay
47 Republican Keith J. Gillespie Unknown
48 Republican Tim O'Neal Unknown
49 Republican Bud Cook Unknown
50 Democratic Pam Snyder Unknown
51 Republican Matt Dowling Unknown
52 Republican Ryan Warner Unknown
53 Democratic Steve Malagari Unknown
54 Republican Robert Brooks Unknown
55 Republican Jason Silvis Unknown
56 Republican George Dunbar Unknown
57 Republican Eric Nelson Unknown
58 Republican Eric Davanzo Unknown
59 Republican Leslie Rossi Unknown
60 Republican Abby Major Unknown
61 Democratic Liz Hanbidge Unknown
62 Republican James Struzzi Unknown
63 Republican Donna Oberlander Unknown
64 Republican Lee James Unknown
65 Republican Kathy Rapp Unknown
66 Republican Brian Smith Unknown
67 Republican Martin Causer Unknown
68 Republican Clint Owlett Unknown
69 Republican Carl Walker Metzgar Unknown
70 Democratic Matthew Bradford Unknown
71 Republican Jim Rigby Unknown
72 Democratic Frank Burns Unknown
73 Republican Tommy Sankey Unknown
74 Democratic Dan K. Williams Unknown
75 Republican Michael Armanini Unknown
76 Republican Stephanie Borowicz Unknown
77 Democratic H. Scott Conklin Unknown
78 Republican Jesse Topper Unknown
79 Republican Louis Schmitt Jr. Unknown
80 Republican Gregory James V Unknown
81 Republican Rich Irvin Unknown
82 Republican John D. Hershey Unknown
83 Republican Jeff Wheeland Unknown
84 Republican Joe Hamm Unknown
85 Republican David H. Rowe Unknown
86 Republican Perry A. Stambaugh Unknown
87 Republican Greg Rothman Unknown
88 Republican Sheryl M. Delozier Unknown
89 Republican Rob Kauffman Unknown
90 Republican Paul Schemel Unknown
91 Republican Dan Moul Unknown
92 Republican Dawn Keefer Unknown
93 Republican Paul M. Jones Unknown
94 Republican Stan Saylor Unknown
95 Democratic Carol Hill-Evans Unknown
96 Democratic Mike Sturla Unknown
97 Republican Steven Mentzer Unknown
98 Republican David Hickernell Retiring[6]
99 Republican David H. Zimmerman Unknown
100 Republican Bryan Cutler Unknown
101 Republican Frank Ryan Unknown
102 Republican Russ Diamond Unknown
103 Democratic Patty Kim Running[11] Democratic Patty Kim
104 Republican Sue Helm Unknown
105 Republican Andrew Lewis Unknown
106 Republican Tom Mehaffie Unknown
107 Republican Kurt Masser Unknown
108 Republican Lynda Schlegel-Culver Unknown
109 Republican David R. Millard Retiring[6]
110 Republican Tina Pickett Unknown
111 Republican Jonathan Fritz Unknown
112 Democratic Kyle Mullins Unknown
113 Democratic Thom Welby unknown
114 Democratic Bridget Malloy Kosierowski Unknown
115 Democratic Maureen Madden Unknown
116 Republican Tarah Toohil Elected Luzerne County judge
117 Republican Karen Boback Unknown
118 Democratic Michael B. Carroll Unknown
119 Democratic Gerald Mullery Retiring[6]
120 Republican Aaron Kaufer Unknown
121 Democratic Eddie Day Pashinski Unknown
122 Republican Doyle Heffley Unknown
123 Republican Timothy Twardzik Unknown
124 Republican Jerry Knowles Unknown
125 Republican Joe Kerwin Unknown
126 Democratic Mark Rozzi Unknown
127 Democratic Manny Guzman Jr. Unknown
128 Republican Mark M. Gillen Unknown
129 Republican Jim Cox Unknown
130 Republican David Maloney Unknown
131 Republican Milou Mackenzie Unknown
132 Democratic Mike Schlossberg Unknown
133 Democratic Jeanne McNeill Unknown
134 Republican Ryan Mackenzie Unknown
135 Democratic Steve Samuelson Unknown
136 Democratic Robert L. Freeman Unknown
137 Republican Joe Emrick Unknown
138 Republican Ann Flood Unknown
139 Republican Michael Peifer Retiring[6]
140 Democratic John Galloway Unknown
141 Democratic Tina Davis Unknown
142 Republican Frank Farry Unknown
143 Republican Shelby Labs Unknown
144 Republican Todd Polinchock Unknown
145 Republican Craig Staats Unknown
146 Democratic Joe Ciresi Unknown
147 Republican Tracy Pennycuick Unknown
148 Democratic Mary Jo Daley Unknown
149 Democratic Tim Briggs Unknown
150 Democratic Joe Webster Unknown
151 Republican Todd Stephens Unknown
152 Democratic Nancy Guenst Unknown
153 Democratic Ben Sanchez Unknown
154 Democratic Napoleon Nelson Unknown
155 Democratic Danielle Friel Otten Unknown
156 Democratic Dianne Herrin Unknown
157 Democratic Melissa Shusterman Unknown
158 Democratic Christina Sappey Unknown
159 Democratic Brian Joseph Kirkland Unknown
160 Republican Craig Williams Unknown
161 Democratic Leanne Krueger Unknown
162 Democratic David Delloso Unknown
163 Democratic Michael Zabel Unknown
164 Democratic Gina Curry unknown
165 Democratic Jennifer O'Mara Unknown
166 Democratic Greg Vitali Unknown
167 Democratic Kristine Howard Running[12] Democratic Kristine Howard
168 Republican Christopher B. Quinn Unknown
169 Republican Kate Klunk Unknown
170 Republican Martina White Unknown
171 Republican Kerry Benninghoff Unknown
172 Democratic Kevin J. Boyle Unknown
173 Democratic Michael Driscoll Unknown
174 Democratic Ed Neilson Unknown
175 Democratic Mary Isaacson Unknown
176 Republican Jack Rader Unknown
177 Democratic Joseph C. Hohenstein Unknown
178 Republican Wendi Thomas Unknown
179 Democratic Jason Dawkins Unknown
180 Democratic Angel Cruz Unknown
181 Democratic Malcolm Kenyatta Running for United States Senate.[13]
182 Democratic Brian Sims Running for Lt. Governor[14]
183 Republican Zach Mako Unknown
184 Democratic Elizabeth Fiedler Unknown
185 Democratic Regina Young Unknown
186 Democratic Jordan A. Harris Unknown
187 Republican Gary Day Unknown
188 Democratic Rick Krajewski Unknown
189 Republican Rosemary Brown Unknown
190 Democratic Amen Brown Unknown
191 Democratic Joanna E. McClinton Unknown
192 Democratic Morgan Cephas Unknown
193 Republican Torren Ecker Unknown
194 Democratic Pamela DeLissio Unknown
195 Democratic Donna Bullock Unknown
196 Republican Seth Grove Unknown
197 Democratic Danilo Burgos Unknown
198 Democratic Darisha Parker Unknown
199 Republican Barbara Gleim Unknown
200 Democratic Chris Rabb Unknown
201 Democratic Stephen Kinsey Unknown
202 Democratic Jared Solomon Unknown
203 Democratic Isabella Fitzgerald Unknown

Source: Pennsylvania Department of State

See also


  1. ^ "Lancaster County Rep. Bryan Cutler voted Speaker of Pennsylvania House of Representatives". fox43.com. Retrieved June 22, 2020.
  2. ^ Wikisource:Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1874/Article 2
  3. ^ Routh, Julian (November 2, 2021). "It's history: Gainey defeats Moreno in mayor's race". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved November 4, 2021.
  4. ^ a b "Special Election Set To Fill Ed Gainey's Seat In Pa. House". KDKA-TV. Pittsburgh. January 10, 2022. Retrieved January 10, 2022.
  5. ^ Strub, Chelsea (November 3, 2021). "Salavantis, Toohil emerge as winners of Luzerne County judge race". wnep.com. Retrieved November 4, 2021.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g Caruso, Stephen (December 17, 2021). "The Capital-Star's 2022 Pa. incumbent retirement and primary tracker". Pennsylvania Capital-Star. Retrieved January 4, 2022.
  7. ^ Eagle Staff Report (2022-01-13). "Mustello seeking reelection". Butler Eagle. Retrieved 2022-01-13.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i Routh, Julian (November 15, 2021). "With Gainey's mayoral win, more changes looming in state House for Pittsburgh's Democratic seats". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved December 14, 2021.
  9. ^ Terruso, Julia (January 4, 2022). "Josh Shapiro wants Austin Davis, a 32-year-old Western Pa. lawmaker, to be his lieutenant governor". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved January 4, 2022.
  10. ^ Cole, John (June 30, 2021). "Ortitay Rules Out Run for Governor". PoliticsPA. Retrieved June 30, 2021.
  11. ^ Caruso, Stephen (December 14, 2021). "W.Pa. Rep. Austin Davis to enter Pa. Lt. Gov race with Dem Josh Shapiro's backing". Pennsylvania Capital-Star. Retrieved December 15, 2021.
  12. ^ "State Rep. Kristine Howard announces reelection bid". Daily Local News. November 18, 2021. Retrieved November 18, 2021.
  13. ^ Meyer, Katie (February 18, 2021). "Philly's Malcolm Kenyatta joins a growing field of U.S. Senate candidates". WHYY. Retrieved July 24, 2021.
  14. ^ McCrone, Brian (February 15, 2021). "Brian Sims, State Lawmaker from Center City, Announces Bid for Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor". NBC10 Philadelphia. Retrieved July 24, 2021.