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HomePA State Legislative Races
PA State House and Senate Races
for Districts serving Allegheny County
PA Primary - May 17, 2022
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Overview

228 seats in the PA General Assembly are up for election in 2022.  This includes all 203 State Representatives, and 25 of the 50 State Senators.  These representatives for the 2023-2024 legislative session will be chosen in the May 17 Primary and November 8 General Election this year and will begin their terms on December 1, 2022..    

For more information about the PA General Assembly, visit our PA Government 101 page.
1.  Find Your New Districts

There are several ways to find your new districts:

  • Enter your address at Vote411.org to see which candidates will be on your ballot.         
  • Check your voter registration status at  Vote.PA.gov to see your complete "political address," including your Congressional and Legislative districts, precinct, and polling place.
  • Use the maps and district descriptions on this page.

 
Enter your address to see which candidates will be on YOUR Ballot. 
New District Maps:  County Overview

PA State Senate districts

for Allegheny County.

  • Pennsylvania has 50 State Senators who serve four-year terms.
  • In 2022, the 25 senatorial seats in even-numbered districts are up for election.
  •  In 2024, the odd-numbered seats will be up for election.

PA State House of Representatives districts

for Allegheny County.

  • Pennsylvania has 203 State Representatives who serve two-year terms.
  • All 203 seats are up for election in 2022.
2.  Find Your Candidates- Scroll down or jump to a district to see your candidate information.
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Look for the mini-guide icon    next to your district to view Vote411 campaign information and survey responses from candidates in your primary.   

No mini-guide in your primary? 
That's because the candidate(s) did not respond.

The League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania
invited every candidate for the PA House and Senate to complete the Vote411 voter information survey answering questions about:
  • legislative priorities and practices
  • Pennsylvania's voting laws
  • environmental preservation
  • current gun legislation
If your PA House and Senate candidates responded to Vote411,  you can download or view their responses.   
To view all races on your ballot, visit  vote411.org .

Jump to State Senate District  37, 38, 42, 43, 45

 

Jump to State House District  19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 38, 39, 40, 42, 44, 45, 46

Note on text descriptions of districts: 

  •  Place names listed in bold type represent municipalities  such as townships, boroughs, or cities, with defined political boundaries.  These municipalities are entirely contained in the districts in which they are listed, unless otherwise noted. 
  • Place names listed in plain type represent informal neighborhood names without defined political boundaries.  To be sure of your district, please check  Vote411.org  to view your district and candidate information. 
STATE SENATE RACES in Allegheny County
PA State Senate District 38

Democratic Primary
There is one candidate running for the Democratic nomination in this district: 

  • Lindsey Williams

Republican Primary

There are two  candidates running for the Republican nomination in this district: 

  • Lori Mizgorski
  • Jake Roberts

 

Download the mini-guide for this race:
Senate District 38 - Rep

Where is the 38th District?

The 38th State Senate district contains East Deer, Fawn, Frazer, Hampton, Harmar, Harrison, Indiana, McCandless, O'Hara, Pine, Richland, Ross, Shaler, Springdale and West Deer, Aspinwall, Blawnox, Brackenridge, Cheswick, Etna, Fox Chapel, Sharpsburg, Springdale, Tarentum and West View, and several neighborhoods in the City of Pittsburgh including Highland Park, Morningside, Belmar, Garfield, East Liberty and Lincoln-Lemington.
                

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Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

PA State Senate District 42

Democratic Primary
There is one candidate running for the Democratic nomination in this district: 

  • Wayne Fontana


Download the mini-guide for this race:
Senate District 42 - Dem
 

Republican Primary

There are no Republican candidates running for this seat.


Where is the 42nd District?

The 42nd State Senate district contains Kennedy Township, Mount Lebanon, Neville Township, Reserve, Scott Township, Stowe, Avalon, Bellevue, Ben Avon, Carnegie, Crafton, Dormont, Emsworth, Green Tree, Ingram, McKees Rocks, Millvale, and several neighborhoods in the City of Pittsburgh including Perry North, Northside, Manchester, Perry Hilltop, California/Kirkbridge, Allegheny Center, Allegheny West, Sheridan, Corliss, Elliot, Duquesne Heights, Mt. Washington, Beechview, Banksville, West Liberty, Brookline, Summer Hill, City View, Northview Heights, Spring Garden, Spring Hill, Troy Hill, Lawrenceville, Downtown, the Strip District, the Lower Hill, and the Bluff.

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Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

PA State Senate Districts 37, 43, and 45 have NO ELECTIONS this year. 
Pennsylvania's odd-numbered Senate districts will be up for reelection in 2024.

Senate District 37 is represented by Devlin Robinson (R).

This seat is up for reelection in 2024.

Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

Senate District 43 is represented by Jay Costa, Jr. (D).

This seat is up for reelection in 2024.

Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

Senate District 45 is represented by Jim Brewster (D).

This seat is up for reelection in 2024.

Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

STATE HOUSE RACES in Allegheny County
PA State House District 19

Democratic Primary
There are two candidates running for the Democratic nomination in this district: 

  • Aerion A. Abney  
  • Glenn G. Grayson
  
Download the Mini-guide for this race.
House District  19 - Dem 

Republican Primary

There are no Republican candidates running for this seat. 


Where is the 19th District?

The 19th Legislative district contains several neighborhoods in the City of Pittsburgh including Downtown, the Lower Hill, the Bluff, South Oakland, parts of the South Side, Beltzhoover, Knoxville, Allentown, Glenwood, Glen Hazel, the Northside, Manchester, Perry Hilltop, Woods Run, Northview Heights, Perry South and Summer Hill.  
                

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Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

PA State House District 20

Democratic Primary
There are two candidates running for the Democratic nomination in this district: 

  • Nick Mastros  
  • Emily Kinkead
mini guide link

Download the Mini-guide for this race.
House District 20 - Dem

Republican Primary
There are no Republican candidates running for this seat. 

Where is the 20th District?

The 20th Legislative district contains Ross Township, Avalon, West View, Bellvue, and the Perry North neighborhood in the City of Pittsburgh.

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Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

PA State House District 21

Democratic Primary
There is one candidate running for the Democratic nomination in this district: 

  • Sara Innamorato

Download the Mini-guide for this race.
House District 21 - Dem


Republican Primary
There is one candidate running for the Republican nomination in this district.

  • Frank Perman
Where is the 21st District?

The 21st Legislative district contains Reserve Township, Shaler Township, Etna, Millvale, and several neighborhoods in the City of Pittsburgh, including City View, Spring Hill, Spring Garden, Troy Hill, Lawrenceville, and the Strip District.

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Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

PA State House District 23

Democratic Primary
There is one candidate running for the Democratic nomination in this district: 

  • Dan Frankel
mini guide link

Download the Mini-guide for this race:
House District 23 - Dem

Republican Primary
There are no Republican candidates running for this seat. 

Where is the 23rd District?

The 23rd Legislative district contains several neighborhoods in the City of Pittsburgh, including Squirrel Hill, East and North Oakland, Bellefield,  Shadyside, Greenfield, Swisshelm Park, and Summerset.

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Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

PA State House District 24

Democratic Primary
There are three candidates running for the Democratic nomination in this district: 

  • Martell Covington
  • La'Tasha D. Mayes
  • Randall Taylor
mini guide link

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House District 24 - Dem

Republican Primary

There are no Republican candidates running for this seat. 

Where is the 24th District?

The 24th Legislative district contains several neighborhoods in the City of Pittsburgh, including Highland Park, East Liberty, Garfield, Bloomfield, Lincoln-Lemington, Larimar, Friendship, Belmar, Schenley Heights, the Upper Hill, Bedford Dwellings, West Oakland and parts of Homewood.

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Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

PA State House District 25

Democratic Primary
There is one candidate running for the Democratic nomination in this district: 

  • Brandon J. Markosek

Republican Primary
There are two candidates running for the Republican nomination in this district:

  • John Ritter
  • Steve Schlauch


Where is the 25th District?

The 25th Legislative district contains Monroeville, North Versailles, East McKeesport, Wall, Wilmerding, Turtle Creek, Pitcairn, parts of Plum Township, and the Allegheny County section of Trafford .

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Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

PA State House District 27

Democratic Primary
There is one candidate running for the Democratic nomination in this district: 

  • Daniel J. Deasy

Republican Primary
There are two candidates running for the Republican nomination in this district:

  • Tim Walker
  • Ed Brosky


Where is the 27th District?

The 27th Legislative district contains Ingram, Crafton, Green Tree, Heidelberg, Thornburg, Rosslyn Farms, Scott Township, and several neighborhoods in the City of Pittsburgh, including Fairywood, Windgap, Corliss, Crafton Heights, West End, Duquesne Heights, Mt. Washington, Westwood, Ridgemont, and Oakwood.

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Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

PA State House District 28

Democratic Primary
There are no Democratic candidates running for this seat. 


Republican Primary
There is one candidate running for the Republican nomination in this district:

  • Rob Mercuri


Where is the 28th District?

The 28th Legislative district contains Bradford Woods, the Townships of Marshall, Pine, Richland and West Deer, and parts of Hampton.

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Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

PA State House District 30

Democratic Primary
There is one candidate running for the Democratic nomination in this district. 

  • Arvind Venkat

Download the mini-guide for this race:
House District 30 - Dem

Republican Primary

There are two candidates running for the Republican nomination in this district:

  • Tom Fodi
  • Cindy Kirk
Where is the 30th District?

The 30th Legislative district contains Kilbuck, McCandless, and Ohio Townships, the Boroughs of Ben
Avon, Ben Avon Heights, Emsworth, Franklin Park, and parts of Hampton Township.

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Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

PA State House District 32

Democratic Primary
There is one candidate running for the Democratic nomination in this district:

  • Tony Deluca

Republican Primary
There are no Republican candidates running for this seat. 

Where is the 32nd District?

The 32nd Legislative district contains Penn Hills, Oakmont, Verona, and part of Plum Borough.

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Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

PA State House District 33

Democratic Primary
There are two candidates running for the Democratic nomination in this district:

  • Mandy Steele
  • Tristan McClelland
Download the mini-guide for this race:
House District 33 - Dem

Republican Primary
There is one candidate running for the Republican nomination in this district. 

  • Ted Tomson

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House District 33 - Rep

 

Where is the 33rd District?

The 33rd Legislative district contains East Deer, Fawn, Frazer, Harmar, Harrison, Indiana, O'Hara and Springdale,  Aspinwall, Blawnox, Brackenridge, Cheswick, Fox Chapel, Sharpsburg, and Tarentum.

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Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

PA State House District 34

Democratic Primary
There are two candidates running for the Democratic nomination in this district:

  • Summer Lee
  • Abigail Salisbury
Download the mini-guide for this race:  
House District 34 -Dem


Republican Primary
There are no Republican candidates running for this seat. 

Where is the 34th District?

The 34th Legislative district contains  Wilkins Township, Braddock, Braddock Hills, Chalfant, Churchill, East Pittsburgh, Edgewood, Forest Hills, North Braddock, Rankin, Swissvale, Wilkinsburg and a few neighborhoods in the City of Pittsburgh, including Park Place, and parts of Homewood, and Point Breeze .

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Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

PA State House District 35

Democratic Primary
There is one candidate running for the Democratic nomination in this district:

  • Austin Davis

Republican Primary
There is one candidate running for the Republican nomination in this district. 

  • Don Nevills
Where is the 35th District?

The 35th Legislative district contains Clairton, Duquesne, McKeesport, South Versailles, Homestead, Liberty, Lincoln, Munhall, Port Vue, Versailles, West Homestead, Whitaker and White Oak, and part of West Mifflin.

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Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

PA State House District 36

Democratic Primary
There are two candidates running for the Democratic nomination in this district:

  • Stephanie Fox
  • Jessica Benham
mini guide link

Download the Mini-guide for this race:
House District 36 - Dem


Republican Primary
There are no Republican candidates running for this seat. 

Where is the 36th District?

The 36th Legislative district contains Brentwood, Mt. Oliver, and several neighborhoods in the City of Pittsburgh, including Beechview, Brookline, West Liberty, Overbrook, Carrick, South Side Slopes, Arlington, Arlington Heights, and St. Clair.

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Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

PA State House District 38

Democratic Primary
There is one candidate running for the Democratic nomination in this district:

  • Nick Pisciottano

Republican Primary
There are no Republican candidates running for this seat. 


Where is the 38th District?

The 38th Legislative district contains Baldwin, Whitehall, Dravosburg, Glassport, part of West Mifflin, and a few neighborhoods in the City of Pittsburgh, including Hays, Hays Woods, and New Homestead.

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Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

PA State House District 39

Democratic Primary
There are no Democratic candidates running for this seat. 

 

Republican Primary
There are two candidates running for the Republican nomination in this district. 

  • Mike Puskaric
  • Andrew Kuzma


Where is the 39th District?

The 39th Legislative district contains Elizabeth, West Elizabeth, Forward, Jefferson Hills, Pleasant Hills, South Park, and parts of Westmoreland County including Monongahela, Carroll, New Eagle, Finleyville, and Union.

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Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

PA State House District 40

Democratic Primary
There are no Democratic candidates running for this seat. 

Republican Primary
There are two candidates running for the Republican nomination in this district. 

  • Steve Renz
  • Natalie Mihalek
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    House District 40 - Rep


    Where is the 40th District?

    The 40th Legislative district contains Bethel Park, part of Upper Saint Clair, and Peters Township (in Washington County).

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    Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

    PA State House District 42

    Democratic Primary
    There is one candidate running for the Democratic nomination in this district.

    • Dan Miller

    Download the Mini-guide for this race:
    House District 42 - Dem

    Republican Primary
    There are no Republican candidates running for this seat. 

      
    Where is the 42nd District?

    The 42nd Legislative district contains Baldwin, Mt. Lebanon, part of Upper St. Clair, Dormont, and Castle Shannon.

    PA_State_House_District_42.png

    Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

    PA State House District 44

    Democratic Primary
    There are no Democratic candidates running for this seat. 
     

    Republican Primary
    There is one candidate running for the Republican nomination in this district. 

     
    • Valerie Gaydos


    Where is the 44th District?

    The 44th Legislative district contains Aleppo, Crescent, Findlay Township,  Moon Township, North Fayette, Bell Acres, Edgeworth, Glen Osborne, Glenfield, Haysville, Leet Township, Leetsdale, Sewickley, Sewickley Heights and Sewickley Hills.

    PA_State_House_District_44.png

    Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

    PA State House District 45

    Democratic Primary
    There is one candidate running for the Democratic nomination in this district. 

    • Anita Astorino Kulik

    Republican Primary
    There is one candidate running for the Republican nomination in this district. 

    • Michael Pendel


    Where is the 45th District?

    The 45th Legislative district contains Collier Township, Kennedy Township, Robinson Township, Stowe, Bridgeville, Carnegie, Coraopolis, Neville Island, Kirwan Heights, McKees Rocks and Pennsbury Village.

    PA_State_House_District_45.png

    Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.

    PA State House District 46

    Democratic Primary

    There are no Democratic candidates running for this seat.

     

    Republican Primary
    There is one candidate running for the Republican nomination in this district. 

    • Jason Ortitay


    Where is the 46th District?

    The 46th Legislative district contains South Fayette Township, Oakdale, and McDonald in Allegheny County; and part of Washinton County including Cecil Township, North Strabane Township, Canonsburg, Houston and McDonald.

    PA_State_House_District_46.png

    Map created using the tools at Dave's Redistricting.