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Rep. Todd R. Platts (R-Pa.)

  • District: 19th District, South central -- York, Gettysburg
  • Residence: York
  • Born: March 5, 1962; York, Pa.
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Wife, Leslie Platts; two children
  • Education: Shippensburg U., B.S. 1984 (public administration); Pepperdine U., J.D. 1991
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Sought Republican nomination for York County Commission, 1995; Pa. House, 1993-00; U.S. House, 2001-13
  • Elected: Elected: 2000 (6th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Seapower & Projection Forces; Tactical Air & Land Forces); Education & the Workforce (Early Childhood, Elementary & Secondary Education; Higher Education & Workforce Training); Oversight & Government Reform (Government Organization, Efficiency & Financial Management - Chairman; National Security, Homeland Defense & Foreign Operations)
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State Information: 19th District, South central -- York, Gettysburg

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Todd Platts (R) 165,219 71.9%
Ryan Sanders (D) 53,549 23.3%
Joshua Monighan (I) 10,988 4.8%
2008 general Todd Platts (R) 218,862 66.6%
Philip Avillo (D) 109,533 33.4%
2006 general Todd Platts (R) 142,512 64%
Philip Avillo (D) 74,625 33.5%
Derf Maitland (GREEN) 5,640 2.5%
2004 general Todd Platts (R) 224,274 91.5%
Charles Steel (GREEN) 8,890 3.6%
Michael Paoletta (LIBERT) 8,456 3.4%
Lester Searer (CNSTP) 3,474 1.4%
2002 general Todd Platts (R) 143,097 91.1%
Ben Price (GREEN) 7,900 5%
Michael Paoletta (LIBERT) 6,008 3.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 43% John McCain: 56%
2004 John Kerry: 36% George W. Bush: 64%
2000 Al Gore: 36% George W. Bush: 61%

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