|Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district|
Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district is represented by Democrat Conor Lamb. The district encompasses the entirety of Beaver County, a small portion of southwestern Butler County, and all parts of Allegheny County not part of the 18th district.
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled that the map violated the state constitution and redrew it in February 2018. What was the 17th district, which had been anchored in Northeast Pennsylvania, was modified to become the 8th district, and the old 12th district likewise became the 17th, for the 2018 elections and representation thereafter.
Election results from recent presidential races
|2008||Obama 57 - 42%|
|2012||Obama 55 - 43%|
|2016||Trump 49 - 46%|
|2020||Biden 51 - 48%|
List of members representing the district
Because congressional districts are reconfigured and renumbered every 10 years (and occasionally at other times), the following chart displays each time Pennsylvania's districts were changed.
Recent election results
|Democratic||Matt Cartwright (incumbent)||93,680||56.8|
|Democratic||Matt Cartwright (incumbent)||157,734||53.8|
|Democratic||Conor Lamb (incumbent)||183,162||56.3|
|Republican||Keith Rothfus (incumbent)||142,417||43.7|
|Democratic gain from Republican|
|Democratic||Conor Lamb (incumbent)||222,253||51.1|
Counties and municipalities within the district 2005–2013
Berks County: Townships of Alsace, Bern (Districts 1 and 2), Bethel, Centre, Earl (District 1), Greenwich, Heidelberg, Jefferson, Maidencreek, Marion, Muhlenberg (Districts 2, 3, 5, 7 and 8), North Heidelberg, Oley, Ontelaunee, Penn, Perry, Pike, Richmond, Rockland, Ruscombmanor, Tilden, Tulpehocken, Upper Bern, Upper Tulpehocken, and Windsor; Boroughs of Bernville, Centerport, Fleetwood, Hamburg, Laureldale, Leesport, Lenhartsville, Lyons, Robesonia, Shoemakersville, Strausstown, and Womelsdorf.
Dauphin County: all
Lebanon County: all
Perry County: Townships of Buffalo, Centre, Juniata, Miller, Oliver (all blocks except 6999 of tract 030200), Penn, Spring, Tuscarora, Watts, and Wheatfield; Boroughs of Bloomfield, Duncannon, New Buffalo, and Newport (District 1)
Schuylkill County: all
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