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

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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[1] the state’s new congressional map[2] (despite a challenge[3] 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)

2nd Congressional District

(Including Northeast Philadelphia,the River Wards)

3rd Congressional District

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

4th Congressional District

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

5th Congressional District

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

6th Congressional District

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

Endnotes:
  1. have upheld: https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/03/20/supreme-court-upholds-congressional-map/
  2. new congressional map: http://www.pacourts.us/assets/files/setting-6061/file-6852.pdf?cb=df65be
  3. a challenge: https://www.politico.com/story/2018/02/20/pennsylvania-elections-redistricting-map-midterms-356522

Source URL: https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/03/21/congressional-candidates-philadelphia/