Aug. 29, 2014

Rep. Allyson Y. Schwartz (D-Pa.)

  • District: 13th District, East -- Northeast Philadelphia, part of Montgomery County
  • Residence: Jenkintown
  • Born: October 3, 1948; Queens, N.Y.
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Family: Husband, David Schwartz; two children
  • Education: Simmons College, B.A. 1970 (sociology); Bryn Mawr College, M.S.W. 1972
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Sought Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, 2000; Pa. Senate, 1991-2004; sought Democratic nomination for governor, 2014; U.S. House, 2005-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2004 (5th term); Defeated in a primary for governor on May 20, 2014
  • Committee Assignments: Ways & Means (Select Revenue Measures; Social Security)
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State Information: 13th District, East -- Northeast Philadelphia, part of Montgomery County

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (PA-13 representative) Allyson Schwartz (D) 209,901 69.1%
Joseph Rooney (R) 93,918 30.9%
2010 general (PA-13 representative) Allyson Schwartz (D) 118,710 56.3%
Carson Adcock (R) 91,987 43.7%
2008 general (PA-13 representative) Allyson Schwartz (D) 196,868 62.8%
Marina Kats (R) 108,271 34.5%
John McDermott (CNSTP) 8,374 2.7%
2006 general (PA-13 representative) Allyson Schwartz (D) 147,368 66.1%
Raj Bhakta (R) 75,492 33.9%
2004 general (PA-13 representative) Allyson Schwartz (D) 171,763 55.8%
Melissa Brown (R) 127,205 41.3%
John McDermott (CNSTP) 5,291 1.7%
Chuck Moulton (LIBERT) 3,865 1.2%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 66% Mitt Romney: 33%
2008 Barack Obama: 65% John McCain: 34%