Statewide Analysis

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Presidential:
Donald Trump won Pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes with heavy tunrout from western and rural Pennsylvania.

Senate:
Senator Pat Toomey (R) was re-elected to a second term in the U.S. Senate.

House:
Three new members join the Pennsylvania delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives, but no district switched between the political parties.  Republicans still hold 13 of Pennsylvania's 18 seats in the U.S. of House of Representatives.

Other Notable Election Results:
Republicans picked up three seats to add to their majority in the Pennsylvania State Senate and hold 34 of the chamber's 50 seat. In the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Republicans also added three seats to their amjority in the lower chamber and control 122 seats to the Democrats 81 seats.  Pebbsylvania voters approved raising the retirement age for state judges from 70 to 75 years of age. 

 

Race by Race Details

Pennsylvania Senate
Percent Reporting: 99    Last Update: 11/16/2016 1:46:57 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Solange Chadda (Independent)   
Edward Clifford (Libertarian Party)  3.9%
Kathleen McGinty (Democratic Party)  47.2%
Pat Toomey (Republican Party)  48.9% Winner
Incumbent Senator Pat Toomey (R) was re-elected to a second term over Katie McGinty (D). Toomey won by about 100,000 votes in one of the most contested Senate races this cycle. Many Democrats had viewed Pennsylvania as an important pickup for them in a state that traditional voted Democratic in Presidential years. Toomey benefited from Trump's voter turnout in rural and western Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Congressional District 01
Percent Reporting: 98    Last Update: 11/9/2016 2:20:24 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Robert Brady (Democratic Party)  82.2% Winner
Deborah Williams (Republican Party)  17.8%

Pennsylvania Congressional District 02
Percent Reporting: 98    Last Update: 11/16/2016 1:49:48 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Dwight Evans (Democratic Party)  90.2% Winner
James Jones (Republican Party)  9.8%
State Representative Dwight Evans (D) won the open seat for this Philadelphia based district after incumbent Representative Chaka Fattah (D) resigned after being convicted on Federal charges during the summer of 2016.

Pennsylvania Congressional District 03
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/8/2016 8:17:39 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Mike Kelly (Republican Party)    Winner

Pennsylvania Congressional District 04
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 9:31:16 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Joshua Burkholder (Democratic Party)  33.9%
Scott Perry (Republican Party)  66.1% Winner

Pennsylvania Congressional District 05
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 1:23:45 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Kerith Strano Taylor (Democratic Party)  32.7%
Glenn Thompson (Republican Party)  67.3% Winner

Pennsylvania Congressional District 06
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 2:22:09 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Ryan Costello (Republican Party)  57.3% Winner
Michael Parrish (Democratic Party)  42.7%

Pennsylvania Congressional District 07
Percent Reporting: 99    Last Update: 11/9/2016 2:22:43 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Mary Balchunis (Democratic Party)  40.3%
Patrick Meehan (Republican Party)  59.7% Winner

Pennsylvania Congressional District 08
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/16/2016 1:53:34 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Brian Fitzpatrick (Republican Party)  54.5% Winner
Eli Sadoff (Write-In)   
Steven Santarsiero (Democratic Party)  45.5%
Former FBI agent Brian Fitzpatrick (R) defeated Pennsylvania state representative Steve Santarsiero (D) to win the open Pennsylvania 8th District. Fitzpatrick replaces his brother Michael Fitzpatrick (R) who had pledged to abide my a self imposed term limit. This district had been a target for Democrats, but Fitzpatrick was carried by a large Republican turnout to outperform in this toss up district.

Pennsylvania Congressional District 09
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 2:28:05 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Arthur Halvorson (Write-In)  36.6%
Bill Shuster (Republican Party)  63.4% Winner

Pennsylvania Congressional District 10
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 2:28:37 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Tom Marino (Republican Party)  70.3% Winner
Michael Molesevich (Democratic Party)  29.7%

Pennsylvania Congressional District 11
Percent Reporting: 99    Last Update: 11/9/2016 2:29:32 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Lou Barletta (Republican Party)  63.7% Winner
Michael Marsicano (Democratic Party)  36.3%

Pennsylvania Congressional District 12
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 4:42:39 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Erin McClelland (Democratic Party)  38.0%
Keith Rothfus (Republican Party)  62.0% Winner

Pennsylvania Congressional District 13
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/8/2016 8:18:18 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Brendan Boyle (Democratic Party)    Winner

Pennsylvania Congressional District 14
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 4:43:13 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Mike Doyle (Democratic Party)  74.3% Winner
Lenny McAllister (Republican Party)  25.7%

Pennsylvania Congressional District 15
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 2:31:11 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Richard Daugherty (Democratic Party)  38.0%
Charlie Dent (Republican Party)  58.4% Winner
Paul Rizzo (Libertarian Party)  3.6%

Pennsylvania Congressional District 16
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/16/2016 2:00:36 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Christina Hartman (Democratic Party)  42.7%
Shawn House (Libertarian Party)  3.3%
Lloyd Smucker (Republican Party)  53.9% Winner
With the retirement of incumbent Representative Joe Pitts (R) the Pennsylvania 16th became an open seat for the 2016 election. State senator Lloyd Smucker (R) won the election for the open seat over Christina Hartman (D). Polling had shown this race to be close, but Smucker ultimately won by over 10%.

Pennsylvania Congressional District 17
Percent Reporting: 99    Last Update: 11/9/2016 2:32:24 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Matthew Cartwright (Democratic Party)  53.8% Winner
Matthew Connolly (Republican Party)  46.2%

Pennsylvania Congressional District 18
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/8/2016 8:19:16 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Tim Murphy (Republican Party)    Winner

*The analysis on this page is provided by the Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC). BIPAC is an independent, bipartisan organization, that is supported by several hundred of the nation's leading businesses and trade associations. The views expressed in this analysis do not necessarily represent the views of our organization.