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BUTCHER v. BLOOM (02/04/66)

decided: February 4, 1966.

BUTCHER
v.
BLOOM



Original Jurisdiction in case of Harry K. Butcher et al. v. George I. Bloom, Secretary of the Commonwealth.

Concurring Opinion by Mr. Chief Justice Bell. Concurring and Dissenting Opinion by Mr. Justice Roberts. Dissenting Opinion by Mr. Justice Musmanno. Opinion by Mr. Justice Eagen Dissenting in Part.

Author: Per Curiam

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Our previous opinion in this case*fn1 sets forth the nature, issues, and background of the litigation and obviates the need for extended discussion in the present sequel. That opinion embodied the conclusion of this Court that certain acts of the Legislature,*fn2 providing for the apportionment*fn3 of both houses of the General Assembly of this Commonwealth, resulted in an impairment of the right to vote in conflict with the Federal Constitution and controlling decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States.*fn4 We therefore held such acts invalid and void.*fn5

Having so concluded, this Court was thus confronted with the task of fashioning appropriate relief. We

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    determined, however, that the imminence of the 1964 general election required the utilization of the apportionment plans contained in those acts, notwithstanding their invalidity, in order to prevent serious disruption of election processes and essential governmental functions. Moreover, we considered it appropriate that the Legislature, the organ of government with the primary responsibility for the task of reapportionment,*fn6 be afforded an additional opportunity to enact a constitutional reapportionment plan.

Accordingly, while retaining jurisdiction, we deferred further judicial action in order to afford an opportunity for appropriate and timely legislation on the part of the General Assembly.*fn7 To assist in that task, we set forth guidelines for constitutional reapportionment as mandated by the Federal Constitution and decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States.*fn8

Thus, our previous opinion invited and urged legislative action. And while we acknowledged the practical difficulties to be confronted, we expressed the hope that further judicial intervention would be rendered unnecessary by prompt constitutional legislation. At the same time, we sought to make clear that our reluctance to intrude into an area of primarily legislative responsibility

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    would not deter this Court from proceeding with the task of reapportionment in the event that the Legislature failed to do so. We concluded, therefore, that should the Legislature fail to enact a constitutionally valid reapportionment "not later than September 1, 1965," this Court would take appropriate steps to ensure that the individual voters of this Commonwealth are afforded their constitutional right to cast an equally weighted vote.*fn9

The deadline set forth in our earlier opinion passed without enactment of the required legislation. Accordingly, pursuant to our retained jurisdiction, this Court issued an order on September 29, 1965 notifying the parties of our intention to proceed with the task of fashioning such affirmative relief as would be necessary to ensure a constitutionally valid legislative apportionment for the forthcoming primary and general elections.

In order to secure assistance in fashioning such relief, our order permitted the parties and all others in interest to submit proposals for the statewide reapportionment of both houses of the General Assembly. Thereafter, numerous and widely divergent plans were filed with this Court. Each proposal was carefully considered and evaluated in the course of our deliberation.

In the formulation of the reapportionment plans herein adopted, we have been guided by the dictates of the Federal Constitution and the controlling decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States. Our primary concern has been to provide for substantial equality of population among legislative districts. At the same time, we have sought to maintain the integrity of political subdivisions and to create compact districts of contiguous territory, insofar as these goals

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    could be realized under the circumstances of the population distribution of this Commonwealth. We believe such plans to be constitutionally valid and sound.

Accordingly, pursuant to the mandate and principles set forth in our prior opinion, we hereby order that the attached Appendix A shall be the reapportionment plan for the House of Representatives of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the forthcoming 1966 primary and general elections. We further order that the attached Appendix B shall be the districting plan for the Senate of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the forthcoming 1966 primary and general elections. The districting plan contained in Appendix B is subject to the following qualification and direction: the 50 senatorial districts therein contained are hereby divided into two classes, those districts designated by even numbers shall constitute one class and those districts designated by odd numbers shall constitute the other class. All 50 senatorial seats shall be filled in the forthcoming election,*fn10 but senators representing odd numbered senatorial districts shall be elected to serve a two year term and senators representing even numbered senatorial districts shall be elected to serve for a constitutional four year term.*fn11

It is further ordered that the plans set forth in Appendices A and B and hereby adopted shall remain in force and effect until constitutionally altered.*fn12

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[EDIT ]APPENDIX A

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES*fn*

The House of Representatives shall be apportioned as follows:

(1) The First Representative District shall consist of the first and second wards and the fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth, thirteenth, fourteenth, fifteenth, sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth districts of the fifth ward of the City of Erie, in the County of Erie. (Total Population: 55,267)

(2) The Second Representative District shall consist of the third and sixth wards and the first, second and third districts of the fifth ward of the City of Erie in the County of Erie. (Total Population: 55,381)

(3) The Third Representative District shall consist of the fourth ward and the eleventh and twelfth districts of the fifth ward of the City of Erie, and the

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Township of Millcreek, in the County of Erie. (Total Population: 56,233)

(4) The Fourth Representative District shall consist of the City of Corry, the Boroughs of Elgin, Mill Village, North East, Union City, Waterford, Wattsburg and Wesleysville, and the Townships of Amity, Concord, Greene, Greenfield, Harborcreek, Lawrence Park, LeBoeuf, North East, Union, Venango, Waterford and Wayne, in the County of Erie. (Total Population: 53,386)

(5) The Fifth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Albion, Cranesville, East Springfield, Edinboro, Fairview, Girard, Lake City, Middleboro, Platea, and the Townships of Conneaut, Elk Creek, Fairview, Franklin, Girard, McKean, Springfield, Summit and Washington in the County of Erie, and the Boroughs of Cambridge Springs, Conneaut Lake, Conneautville, Linesville, Saegertown, Springboro and Venango, and the Townships of Beaver, Cambridge, Conneaut, Cussewago, East Fallowfield, Hayfield, North Shenango, Pine, Sadsbury, South Shenango, Spring, Summerhill, Summit, Venango, West Fallowfield and West Shenango, in the County of Crawford. (Total Population: 52,872)

(6) The Sixth Representative District shall consist of the Cities of Meadville and Titusville, the Boroughs of Blooming Valley, Centerville, Cochranton, Hydetown, Spartansburg, Townville and Woodcock, and the Townships of Athens, Bloomfield, East Fairfield, East Mead, Fairfield, Greenwood, Oil Creek, Randolph, Richmond, Rockdale, Rome, Sparta, Steuben, Troy, Union, Vernon, Wayne, West Mead and Woodcock, in the County of Crawford. (Total Population: 55,499)

(7) The Seventh Representative District shall consist of the Cities of Farrell and Sharon, the Boroughs of Clarksville (also known as Clark), Sharpsville and

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Wheatland, and the Townships of Hickory and South Pymatuning, in the County of Mercer. (Total Population: 63,345)

(8) The Eighth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Fredonia, Greenville, Grove City, Jackson Center, Jamestown, New Lebanon, Sandy Lake, Sheakleyville, Stoneboro and West Middlesex, and the Townships of Coolspring, Deer Creek, Delaware, East Lackawannock, Fairview, Findley, French Creek, Greene, Hempfield, Jackson, Jefferson, Lackawannock, Lake, Liberty, Mercer, Mill Creek, New Vernon, Otter Creek, Perry, Pine, Pymatuning, Salem, Sandy Creek, Sandy Lake, Shenango, Springfield, Sugar Grove, West Salem, Wilmington, Wolf Creek and Worth, in the County of Mercer. (Total Population: 64,174)

(9) The Ninth Representative District shall consist of the City of New Castle, the Borough of South New Castle, and the Townships of Taylor and Union, in the County of Lawrence. (Total Population: 54,308)

(10) The Tenth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Bessemer, Ellport, Ellwood City, Enon City, New Wilmington, Volant and Wampum, and the Townships of Big Beaver, Hickory, Little Beaver, Mahoning, Neshannock, North Beaver, Perry, Plain Grove, Pulaski, Scott, Shenango, Slippery Rock, Washington, Wayne and Wilmington, in the County of Lawrence. (Total Population: 58,657)

(11) The Eleventh Representative District shall consist of the City of Butler, the Boroughs of Chicora, East Butler, Fairview, Karns City, Petrolia and West Sunbury, and the Townships of Butler, Center, Clay, Clearfield, Concord, Donegal, Fairview, Oakland and Summit, in the County of Butler. (Total Population: 56,619)

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(12) The Twelfth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Bruin, Callery, Cherry Valley, Connoquenessing, Eauclaire, Evans City, Harmony, Harrisville, Mars, Portersville, Prospect, Saxonburg, Slippery Rock, Valencia, West Liberty and Zelienople, and the Townships of Adams, Allegheny, Brady, Buffalo, Cherry, Clinton, Connoquenessing, Cranberry, Forward, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Lancaster, Marion, Mercer, Middlesex, Muddycreek, Parker, Penn, Slippery Rock, Venango, Washington, Winfield and Worth, in the County of Butler. (Total Population: 58,020)

(13) The Thirteenth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Beaver, Big Beaver, Bridge-water, Darlington, Fallston, Glasgow, Homewood, Industry, Koppel, Midland, Monaco, New Galilee, and Patterson Heights, and the Townships of Borough, Brighton, Darlington, Ohio, Patterson, Potter and South Beaver, in the County of Beaver. (Total Population: 50,198)

(14) The Fourteenth Representative District shall consist of the City of Beaver Falls, the Boroughs of Eastville, Ellwood City, New Brighton and West Mayfield, and the Townships of Chippewa, Daugherty, Franklin, Marion, North Sewickley, Pulaski and White, in the County of Beaver. (Total Population: 50,584)

(15) The Fifteenth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Aliquippa, Frankfort Springs, Georgetown, Hookstown, Shippingport and South Heights, and the Townships of Center, Greene, Hanover, Hopewell, Independence and Raccoon, in the County of Beaver. (Total Population: 54,669)

(16) The Sixteenth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Ambridge, Baden, Conway, East Rochester, Economy, Freedom and Rochester, and the Townships of Harmony, New Sewickley and Rochester,

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    in the County of Beaver. (Total Population: 51,497)

(17) The Seventeenth Representative District shall consist of the third, fifth, seventh, ninth and tenth election districts of the twenty-first ward and the twenty-sixth and twenty-seventh wards of the City of Pittsburgh, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 55,825)

(18) The Eighteenth Representative District shall consist of the first, second, fourth and sixth election districts of the twenty-first ward, and the twenty-second, twenty-third, twenty-fourth and twenty-fifth wards of the City of Pittsburgh, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 53,315)

(19) The Nineteenth Representative District shall consist of the first, second, third and fifth wards, and the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh election districts of the eighth ward, of the City of Pittsburgh, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 57,796)

(20) The Twentieth Representative District shall consist of the sixth, ninth, and tenth wards and the eighth, ninth, tenth, eleventh, twelfth, thirteenth and fourteenth election districts of the eighth ward of the City of Pittsburgh, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 57,499)

(21) The Twenty-first Representative District shall consist of the seventh and eleventh wards, and the sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth and twentieth election districts of the fourth ward of the City of Pittsburgh, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 50,376)

(22) The Twenty-second Representative District shall consist of the thirty-first ward and the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, eleventh, twelfth, thirteenth, fourteenth, fifteenth, sixteenth, seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth election districts of the fourth ward

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    and the third, fourth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth, eleventh, twelfth, thirteenth, fourteenth, fifteenth, sixteenth, seventeenth, eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth election districts of the fifteenth ward of the City of Pittsburgh, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 51,251)

(23) The Twenty-third Representative District shall consist of the fourteenth ward and the first, second and fifth election districts of the fifteenth ward of the City of Pittsburgh, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 51,801)

(24) The Twenty-fourth Representative District shall consist of the twelfth and thirteenth wards of the City of Pittsburgh, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 50,690)

(25) The Twenty-fifth Representative District shall consist of the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth wards of the City of Pittsburgh, and the Borough of Mt. Oliver, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 61,198)

(26) The Twenty-sixth Representative District shall consist of the fifteenth, sixteenth, seventeenth, eighteenth, nineteenth, twentieth, twenty-first, twenty-second, twenty-third, twenty-fourth, twenty-fifth, twenty-sixth, twenty-seventh, twenty-ninth, thirtieth and thirty-first election districts of the nineteenth ward and the twenty-ninth, thirtieth and thirty-second wards of the City of Pittsburgh, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 63,423)

(27) The Twenty-seventh Representative District shall consist of the second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth, eleventh, twelfth, thirteenth, fourteenth and twenty-eighth election districts of the nineteenth ward and the twentieth and twenty-eighth wards of the City of Pittsburgh, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 57,138)

(28) The Twenty-eighth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Bell Acres, Ben Avon,

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Bradford Woods, Edgeworth, Emsworth, Franklin Park, Glenfield, Haysville, Leetsdale, Osborne, Sewickley, Sewickley Heights, Sewickley Hills and the Townships of Aleppo, Kilbuck, Leet, Marshall, McCandless, Ohio, Pine and Richland, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 57,952)

(29) The Twenty-ninth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Avalon, Bellevue, Ben Avon Heights, Millvale and West View, and the Townships of Reserve and Ross, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 63,587)

(30) The Thirtieth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Aspinwall, Etna, Fox Chapel and Sharpsburg and the Townships of Hampton, O'Hara and Shaler, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 62,905)

(31) The Thirty-first Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Brackenridge, Oakmont and Tarentum, and the Townships of Fawn, Frazer, Harmar, Harrison, Indiana and West Deer, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 60,304)

(32) The Thirty-second Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Blawnox and Verona, and the Township of Penn Hills, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 57,629)

(33) The Thirty-third Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Cheswick, Monroeville, Pitcairn, Plum, Springdale, Wall and Wilmerding, and the Townships of East Deer and Springdale, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 57,070)

(34) The Thirty-fourth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Chalfont, Churchill, Forest Hills, Wilkinsburg and East Pittsburgh, and the Township of Wilkins, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 56,098)

(35) The Thirty-fifth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Braddock, East McKeesport,

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North Braddock, Turtle Creek and that part of the Borough of Trafford in Allegheny County and the Township of North Versailles, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 53,341)

(36) The Thirty-sixth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Braddock Hills, Edgewood, Homestead, Munhall, Swissvale and West Homestead, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 51,596)

(37) The Thirty-seventh Representative District shall consist of the City of McKeesport, the Boroughs of Versailles and White Oak, and the Township of South Versailles, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 57,350)

(38) The Thirty-eighth Representative District shall consist of the City of DuQuesne and the Boroughs of Dravosburg, Rankin, West Mifflin and Whitaker, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 53,060)

(39) The Thirty-ninth Representative District shall consist of the City of Clairton, the Boroughs of Elizabeth, Glassport, Liberty, Lincoln and Port Vue, and the Townships of Elizabeth and Forward, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 60,200)

(40) The Fortieth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Bethel Park, Jefferson, Pleasant Hills and West Elizabeth and the Townships of Snowden and Upper St. Clair, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 57,095)

(41) The Forty-first Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Baldwin, Brentwood and Whitehall, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 54,270)

(42) The Forty-second Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Dormont and Castle Shannon and the Townships of Mt. Lebanon and Baldwin, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 63,299)

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(43) The Forty-third Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Carnegie, Crafton, Green Tree, Ingram, Rosslyn Farms and Thornburg and the Township of Scott, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 50,301)

(44) The Forty-fourth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Bridgeville, Heidelberg, Oakdale and that part of the Borough of McDonald in Allegheny County and the Townships of Collier, Crescent, Findlay, Moon, North Fayette and South Fayette, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 51,519)

(45) The Forty-fifth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Coraopolis and McKees Rocks and the Townships of Kennedy, Neville, Robinson and Stowe, in the County of Allegheny. (Total Population: 50,699)

(46) The Forty-sixth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Burgettstown, Canonsburg, Claysville, McDonald (part of), Midway, West Alexander, and West Middletown and the Townships of Blaine, Cecil, Cross Creek, Donegal, Hanover, Hopewell, Independence, Jefferson, Mt. Pleasant, Robinson, and Smith, in the County of Washington. (Total Population: 50,156)

(47) The Forty-seventh Representative District shall consist of the City of Washington, the Boroughs of E. Washington and Houston, and the Townships of Buffalo, Canton, Chartiers, N. Franklin and South Franklin, in the County of Washington. (Total Population: 49,398)

(48) The Forty-eighth Representative District shall consist of the City of Monongahela, the Boroughs of Beallsville, Bentleyville, Cokeburg, Ellsworth, Finleyville and New Eagle, and the Townships of N. Bethlehem, N. Strubane, Nottingham, Peters, Somerset, S. Strubane and Union, in the County of Washington. (Total Population: 49,117)

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(49) The Forty-ninth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Allenport, California, Centreville, Charleroi, Coal Center, Donora, Dunlevy, Elco, Long Branch, N. Charleroi, Roscoe, Spears, Stockdale, Twilight and W. Brownsville, and the Townships of Carroll, Fallowfield and W. Pike Run, in the County of Washington. (Total Population: 55,264)

(50) The Fiftieth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Deemston and Marianno, and the Townships of Amwell, E. Bethlehem, E. Finley, Morris, W. Bethlehem and W. Finley, in the County of Washington, and all of Greene County. (Total Population: 52,760)

(51) The Fifty-first Representative District shall consist of the City of Uniontown, the Boroughs of Belle Vernon, Fayette City and Newell, and the Townships of Jefferson, Menallen, Redstone, South Union and Washington, in the County of Fayette. (Total Population: 55,113)

(52) The Fifty-second Representative District shall consist of the City of Connellsville, the Boroughs of Dawson, Dunbar, Everson, Perryopolis, S. Connellsville and Vanderbilt, and the Townships of Connellsville, Dunbar, Franklin, Lower Tyrone, N. Union, Perry and Upper Tyrone, in the County of Fayette. (Total Population: 54,958)

(53) The Fifty-third Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Brownsville, Fairchance, Masontown, Markleysburg, Ohiopyle, Point Marion and Smithfield, and the Townships of Brownsville, Bullskin, Georges, German, Henry Clay, Luzerne, Nicholson, Saltlick, Springhill, Springfield, Stewart and Wharton, in the County of Fayette. (Total Population: 59,269)

(54) The Fifty-fourth Representative District shall consist of the Cities of Arnold, Lower Burrell and New Kensington, the Boroughs of East Vandergrift, Hyde

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Park, Vandergrift and West Leechburg, and the Township of Allegheny, in the County of Westmoreland. (Total Population: 62,373)

(55) The Fifty-fifth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Avonmore, Derry, Export, Latrobe, New Alexandria, New Salem and Oklahoma, and the Townships of Bell, Derry, Franklin, Loyalhanna, Upper Burrell and Washington, in the County of Westmoreland. (Total Population: 55,045)

(56) The Fifty-sixth Representative District shall consist of the City of Jeannette, the Boroughs of Irwin, N. Irwin, Manor and Trafford (part of), and the Townships of N. Huntingdon and Penn, in the County of Westmoreland. (Total Population: 59,859)

(57) The Fifty-seventh Representative District shall consist of the City of Greensburg, the Boroughs of Adamsburg, Arona, Hunker, Penn, S. Greensburg, S. W. Greensburg and Youngwood, and the Townships of Hempfield and Salem, in the County of Westmoreland. (Total Population: 63,261)

(58) The Fifty-eighth Representative District shall consist of the City of Monessen, the Boroughs of Madison, N. Belle Vernon, Scottdale, Smithton, Suterville and W. Newton, and the Townships of E. Huntingdon, Rostraver, Sewickley and S. Huntingdon, in the County of Westmoreland. (Total Population: 63,044)

(59) The Fifty-ninth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Bolivar, Donegal, Ligonier, Mount Pleasant, New Florence, Seward and Youngstown, and the Townships of Cook, Donegal, Fairfield, Ligonier, Mount Pleasant, St. Clair and Unity, in the County of Westmoreland. (Total Population: 49,047)

(60) The Sixtieth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Apollo, North Apollo, Leechburg, Ford Cliff and Ford City, and the Townships of Manor, Bethel, Gilpin, Parks and Kiskiminetas, in the County of Armstrong, and the Boroughs of Saltsburg,

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Jacksonville, Homer City and Blairsville, and the Townships of Young, Conemaugh, Blacklick, Center and Burrell, in the County of Indiana. (Total Population: 53,959)

(61) The Sixty-first Representative District shall consist of the City of Parker City, the Boroughs of Applewold, Atwood, Dayton, Elderton, Freeport, Kittanning, Manorville, Rural Valley, South Bethlehem, West Kittanning and Worthington, and the Townships of Boggs, Bradys Bend, Burrell, Cadogan, Cowenshannock, East Franklin, Hovey, Kittanning, Madison, Mahoning, North Buffalo, Perry, Pine, Plumcreek, Rayburn, Redbank, South Bend, South Buffalo, Sugarcreek, Valley, Washington, Wayne and West Franklin, in the County of Armstrong. (Total Population: 48,363)

(62) The Sixty-second Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Armagh, Cherry Tree, Clymer, Creekside, Glen Campbell, Indiana, Marion Center, Plumville, Shelocta and Smicksburg, and the Townships of Armstrong, Banks, Brushvalley, Buffington, Canoe, Cherryhill, East Mahoning, East Wheatfield, Grant, Green, Montgomery, North Mahoning, Pine, Rayne, South Mahoning, Washington, West Mahoning, West Wheatfield and White, in the County of Indiana. (Total Population: 52,568)

(63) The Sixty-third Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Pleasantville and Rouseville, and the Townships of Plum, Cherry Tree, Okland, Cornplanter, Oil Creek, Allegheny, President, and Pinegrove, in the County of Venango, and all of the County of Clarion. (Total Population: 48,098)

(64) The Sixty-fourth Representative District shall consist of the Cities of Franklin and Oil City, the Boroughs of Clintonville, Cooperstown, Polk, Emlenton and Utica, and the Townships of Canal, Clinton, Cranberry, Frenchcreek, Irwin, Jackson, Mineral,

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Richland, Rockland, Sandycreek, Scrubgrass, Sugarcreek and Victory, in the County of Venango. (Total Population: 54,605)

(65) The Sixty-fifth Representative District shall consist of the County of Forest and the County of Warren. (Total Population: 50,067)

(66) The Sixty-sixth Representative District shall consist of the City of DuBois and the Township of Sandy, in the County of Clearfield and all of the County of Jefferson. (Total Population: 62,781)

(67) The Sixty-seventh Representative District shall consist of the County of McKean. (Total Population: 54,517)

(68) The Sixty-eighth Representative District shall consist of the County of Potter and the County of Tioga. (Total Population: 53,097)

(69) The Sixty-ninth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Addison, Berlin, Boswell, Casselman, Central City, Confluence, Garrett, Hooversville, Jennerstown, Meyersdale, New Baltimore, New Centerville, Rockwood, Salisbury, Shanksville, Somerset, Stoystown, Ursina and Wellersburg, and the Townships of Addison, Allegheny, Black, Brothersvalley, Elk Lick, Fairhope, Greenville, Jefferson, Jenner, Larimer, Lincoln, Lower Turkeyfoot, Middlecreek, Milford, Northampton, Quemahoning, Shade, Somerset, Southampton, Stonycreek, Summit and Upper Turkeyfoot, in the County of Somerset. (Total Population: 57,355)

(70) The Seventieth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Benson, Paint and Windber, and the Townships of Conemaugh, Ogle and Paint, in the County of Somerset, and the Boroughs of Ebensburg, Ehrenfeld, Scalp Level, South Fork, Summerhill and Wilmore, and the Townships of Adams, Cambria, Croyle, Richland and Summerhill in the County of Cambria. (Total Population: 56,018)

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(71) The Seventy-first Representative District shall consist of the City of Johnstown and the Borough of Dale, in the County of Cambria. (Total Population: 56,756)

(72) The Seventy-second Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Brownstown, Daisytown, East Conemaugh, Ferndale, Franklin, Geistown, Lorain, Nanty-Glo, Southmont, Vintondale and Westmont, and the Townships of Conemaugh, East Taylor, Jackson, Lower Yoder, Middle Taylor, Stoneycreek, Upper Yoder and West Taylor, in the County of Cambria. (Total Population: 56,474)

(73) The Seventy-third Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Ashville, Barnesboro, Carrolltown, Cassandra, Chest Springs, Cresson, Galitzin, Hastings, Lilly, Loretto, Patton, Portage, Sankertown, Spangler and Tunnelhill, and the Townships of Allegheny, Barr, Blacklick, Chest, Clearfield, Cresson, Dean, East Carroll, Elder, Gallitzin, Munster, Portage, Reade, Susquehanna, Washington, West Carroll and White, in the County of Cambria. (Total Population: 54,130)

(74) The Seventy-fourth Representative District shall consist of the County of Clearfield, less the City of DuBois and the Townships of Sandy and Cooper. (Total Population: 62,744)

(75) The Seventy-fifth Representative District shall consist of the County of Elk, the County of Cameron, and the Boroughs of Renova and South Renova, and the Townships of Chapman, Leidy, East Keating, West Keating and Noyes, in the County of Clinton. (Total Population: 51,282)

(76) The Seventy-sixth Representative District shall consist of the City of Lock Haven, the Boroughs of Avis, Beech Creek, Flemington, Loganton, Mill Hall, and the Townships of Allison, Bald Eagle, Beech Creek, Castanea, Colebrook, Crawford, Dunnstable, Gallagher,

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Greene, Grugan, Lamar, Logan, Pine Creek, Porter, Wayne and Woodward, in the County of Clinton, and the Boroughs of Milesburg, Unionville, Snow Shoe, Howard, Centre Hall and Millheim, and the Townships of Burnside, Curtin, Howard, Liberty, Boggs, Union, Snow Shoe, Marion, Walker, Miles, Haines, Penn, Gregg and Potter, in the County of Centre. (Total Population: 51,218)

(77) The Seventy-seventh Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Bellefonte, Philipsburg, Port Matilda, South Philipsburg and State College, and the Townships of Benner, College, Ferguson, Halfmoon, Harris, Huston, Patton, Rush, Spring, Taylor and Worth, in the County of Centre, and the Township of Cooper, in the County of Clearfield. (Total Population: 61,414)

(78) The Seventy-eighth Representative District shall consist of the County of Bedford and the County of Fulton. (Total Population: 53,048)

(79) The Seventy-ninth Representative District shall consist of the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth, eleventh, twelfth and fourteenth wards in the City of Altoona, in the County of Blair. (Total Population: 62,532)

(80) The Eightieth Representative District shall consist of the thirteenth ward of the City of Altoona, the Boroughs of Bellwood, Ducansville, Newry, Hollidaysburg, Williamsburg, Roaring Spring and Martinsburg, and the Townships of Antis, Allegheny, Blair, Frankstown, Freedom, Greenfield, Juniata, Logan Huston, North Woodbury, Taylor and Woodbury, in the County of Blair. (Total Population: 61,586)

(81) The Eighty-first Representative District shall consist of the Borough of Tyrone, and the Townships of Catherine, Snyder and Tyrone, in the County of Blair, and the County of Huntingdon, less the Borough of Mount Union. (Total Population: 48,518)

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(82) The Eighty-second Representative District shall consist of all of the County of Mifflin and the Borough of Mount Union in Huntingdon County. (Total Population: 48,439)

(83) The Eighty-third Representative District shall consist of the City of Williamsport and the Township of Loyalsock, in the County of Lycoming. (Total Population: 51,014)

(84) The Eighty-fourth Representative District shall consist of the County of Lycoming, less the City of Williamsport and the Township of Loyalsock. (Total Population: 58,353)

(85) The Eighty-fifth Representative District shall consist of the County of Union and the County of Snyder. (Total Population: 51,568)

(86) The Eighty-sixth Representative District shall consist of the County of Juniata, the County of Perry and the Boroughs of Newburg and Newville, and the Townships of Hopewell, Upper Mifflin, Lower Mifflin, Upper Frankford and North Newton, in the County of Cumberland. (Total Population: 48,358)

(87) The Eighty-seventh Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Lemoyne, Camp Hill, Wormleysburg, West Fairview and Mechanicsburg, and the Townships of East Pennsboro, Hampden, Silver Spring, Middlesex, North Middleton, Lower Frankford and West Pennsboro, in the County of Cumberland. (Total Population: 55,079)

(88) The Eighty-eighth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Carlisle, Mt. Holly Springs, New Cumberland and Shiremanstown, and the Townships of Lower Allen, Upper Allen, Monroe, South Middleton, Dickinson, Penn and Cooke, in the County of Cumberland. (Total Population: 54,314)

(89) The Eighty-ninth Representative District shall consist of the Borough of Shippensburg (part of), the Townships of Shippensburg, Southampton and

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South Newton, in the County of Cumberland, and the Boroughs of Chambersburg, Orrstown and Shippensburg (part of), and the Townships of Fannett, Letterkenny, Lurgan, Hamilton, Greene, Southampton and St. Thomas, in the County of Franklin. (Total Population: 48,587)

(90) The Ninetieth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Greencastle, Mercersburg, Mont Alto and Waynesboro, and the Townships of Antrim, Guilford, Metal, Montgomery, Peters, Quincy, Warren and Washington, in the County of Franklin. (Total Population: 49,106)

(91) The Ninety-first Representative District shall consist of the County of Adams. (Total Population: 51,906)

(92) The Ninety-second Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Dillsburg, Dover, Franklintown, Goldsboro, Lewisberry, Manchester, Mt. Wolf, North York, Spring Grove, Wellsville and York Haven, and the Townships of Carroll, Conewago, Dover, E. Manchester, Fairview, Franklin, Jackson, Manchester, Monaghan, Newberry, Paradise, Warrington, Washington and West Manchester, in the County of York. (Total Population: 60,120)

(93) The Ninety-third Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Cross Roads, Dallastown, Glen Rock, Hanover, Jacobus, Jefferson, Loganville, New Freedom, New Salem, Railroad, Seven Valleys, Shrewsbury, Winterstown and Yoe, and the Townships of Codorus, Heidelberg, Manheim, North Codorus, North Hopewell, Penn, Shrewsbury, Springfield, West Manheim and York, in the County of York. (Total Population: 58,978)

(94) The Ninety-fourth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Delta, Fawn Grove, East Prospect, Felton, Hallam, Red Lion, Stewartstown, Windsor, Wrightsville and Yorkana, and the

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Townships of Chanceford, East Hopewell, Fawn, Hellam, Hopewell, Lower Chanceford, Lower Windsor, Peach Bottom, Springettsbury, Spring Garden and Windsor, in the County of York. (Total Population: 59,208)

(95) The Ninety-fifth Representative District shall consist of the City of York and the Borough of West York, in the County of York. (Total Population: 60,030)

(96) The Ninety-sixth Representative District shall consist of the City of Lancaster, in the County of Lancaster. (Total Population: 61,055)

(97) The Ninety-seventh Representative District shall consist of the Borough of East Petersburg and the Townships of East Hempfield, East Lampeter, Manheim, Upper Leacock, West Earl and Lancaster, in the County of Lancaster. (Total Population: 50,789)

(98) The Ninety-eighth Representative District shall consist of the Boroughs of Columbia, Elizabethtown, Manheim, Marietta, Mount Joy and Mountville, and the Townships of Conoy, East Donegal, Mount Joy, Penn, Rapho, West Donegal and West ...


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