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Here’s Who’s Running for Congress in the Philadelphia Region

These are the names you can expect to see on the May primary ballot.


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The new congressional boundaries imposed by the state Supreme Court in February.

Wondering which congressional candidate you’re going to vote for in May primary?

Now that candidates have officially filed their papers and U.S. Supreme Court and federal district judges have upheld the state’s new congressional map (despite a challenge from Republicans), we present you with the Philly-area names you can expect to see on the ballot this May.

Here are congressional candidates for the following districts:

1st Congressional District

(Including Bucks County, part of Montgomery County)

  • Rachel Reddick (D)
  • Steven Adam Bacher (D)
  • Scott Wallace (D)
  • U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R)
  • Dean Malik (R)

2nd Congressional District

(Including Northeast Philadelphia,the River Wards)

  • U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle (D)
  • Michele Lawrence (D)
  • David Torres (R)

3rd Congressional District

(Including Center City, South Philadelphia, Northwest Philadelphia, West Philadelphia)

  • U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans (D)
  • Kevin Johnson (D)
  • Bryan Leib (R)

4th Congressional District

(Including part of Montgomery County, part of Berks County)

  • Shira Goodman (D)
  • Madeleine Dean (D)
  • Mary Josephine Daley (D)
  • Joseph Hoeffel (D)
  • Daniel David (R)

5th Congressional District

(Including South Philadelphia, part of Delaware County, part of Montgomery County)

  • Gregory Vitali (D)
  • Richard Lazer (D)
  • Mary Gay Scanlon (D)
  • Daniel Muroff (D)
  • Molly Sheehan (D)
  • George Badey (D)
  • Larry Arata (D)
  • David Wertime (D)
  • Shelly Chauncey (D)
  • Thaddeus Kirkland (D)
  • Margo Davidson (D)
  • Ashley Lunkenheimer (D)
  • Theresa Wright (D)
  • Lindy Li (D)
  • Paul Addis (R)
  • Pearl Kim (R)

6th Congressional District

(Including part of Berks County, part of Chester County)

  • Chrissy Houlahan (D)
  • Gregory Michael McCauley, Sr. (R)
  • U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello (R)