Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Democratic districts in U.S. House targeted by GOP: Pennsylvania 17th

Rep. Matt Cartwright has represented the 17th district since 2012. In 3 election cycles, his margin of victory has dropped from 20.6 percentage points to 7.6.

Source:  Ballotpedia

These Once-Solid Democratic Districts Aren’t So Safe Anymore.   (Morning Consult, 6/12/2017)
Trump beat Clinton, 53 percent to 43 percent, in Rep. Matt Cartwright’s Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and Allentown-based district. Her share of the vote was 12 points lower than Obama’s in 2008, while the share for Trump rose 10 points.
Source:  govtrack

Sources: Census Reporter (PA 17CD;  U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts (PA, US)

Related post:
Minnesota 1st.  (6/13/2017)
Ohio 13th.  (6/13/2017)

Take Back the House 2018 posts:
Pennsylvania 8th.  (6/2/2017)
New Jersey 11th.  (6/2/2017)
Minnesota 2nd.  (6/2/2017)
Nebraska 2nd.  (6/3/2017)

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