Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 8

Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 8 comprises portions of Butler and Mercer counties in the northwestern part of the state. Incumbent Tedd Nesbit won election to the Court of Common Pleas in 2019 and later resigned from the house.[1] A special election to fill the remainder of Nesbit's term was held on March 17, 2020 and was won by Republican Timothy R. Bonner.[2]

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Current Timothy R. Bonner (RGrove City)
Demographics96.3% White
1.8% Black
0.96% Hispanic
Population (2011)
 • Citizens of voting age
60,977
48,170

District profileEdit

The 8th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District includes the following areas:[3]


RepresentativesEdit

Representative Party Years District home Note
Prior to 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
Roy Wilt Republican 1969 – 1981 Greenville, Pennsylvania Elected to Pennsylvania Senate in 1981.
Howard Fargo Republican 1981 – 2001 Grove City, Pennsylvania
Dick Stevenson Republican 2001 – 2015 Grove City, Pennsylvania
Tedd Nesbit Republican 2015 – 2020 Grove City, Pennsylvania Elected to Mercer County Court of Common Pleas in 2019.
Timothy R. Bonner Republican 2020–present Grove City, Pennsylvania Elected in March 12, 2020 special election


Recent election resultsEdit

PA House election, 2010:
Pennsylvania House, District 8
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Dick Stevenson 18,360 100 100
Margin of victory
Turnout 100
PA House election, 2012:
Pennsylvania House, District 8
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Dick Stevenson 23,187 100 100
Turnout 100
PA House election, 2014:
Pennsylvania House, District 8
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Tedd C. Nesbit 14,098 100 100
Margin of victory
Turnout 100
PA House election, 2016:
Pennsylvania House, District 8
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Judith D Hines 9,446 33.38
Republican Tedd Nesbit 18,853 66.62
Margin of victory 9,407 33.24
Turnout 28,299

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Friel, Tyler (2019-12-04). "Special Election Expected To Be Held For Rep. Nesbit's Seat". ButlerRadio.com. Retrieved 2019-12-06.
  2. ^ "Coronavirus didn't halt special elections in Pa.; GOP picks up 3 House seats". www.pennlive.com. 2020-03-18. Retrieved 2020-03-18.
  3. ^ "Composite Listing of House of Representatives Districts" (PDF). Pennsylvania Department of State. Retrieved 2015-02-19.

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