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Legislative District Maps

Overview of State Government

How many members of the General Assembly are there?

There are 203 members of the House of Representatives and 50 members of the Senate. Pennsylvania has the second-largest state legislature in the country and the largest full-time legislature!

How long do Assembly members’ terms last?

Members of the House of Representatives are elected for two-year terms from single member districts. Senators are elected for four-year terms, with elections staggered every two years. Even numbered seats and off numbered seats are contested in separate election years.

How many Assembly members come from each county?

Pennsylvania is divided into 50 Senatorial districts, each with approximately 250,000 people. Each district has one state senator. The state is divided into smaller 203 House districts, each with approximately 60,000 people. There are nine state representatives and three state senators that represent parts of Lancaster County in the state legislature.

Overview of Congress

How many members of Congress are there?

There are a total of 535 Members of Congress. 100 serve in the U.S. Senate and 435 serve in the U.S. House of Representatives.

How long do members of Congress’ terms last?

Members of the House of Representatives serve two-year terms and are
considered for reelection every even year. Senators however, serve sixyear
terms and elections to the Senate are staggered over even years so
that only about 1/3 of the Senate is up for reelection during any election.

How many members of Congress come from each state?

Each state sends two Senators to represent their state in the U.S. Senate. However, in the House of Representatives, a state’s representation is based on its population. For example, smaller states like Vermont and Delaware have one representative, while large states like California have 53 representatives. Pennsylvania has 17 representatives, with 1 representing Lancaster County, known as the 11th District.

How many people do congressmen and senators represent?

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives each represent a portion of their state known as a Congressional District; Lancaster County is in the 11th district, which covers over 760,000 people. Senators however, represent the entire state.

Legislative District Maps

Do you know your legislators? Check out our NEW Lancaster County Legislative District Maps that outline each municipality and their corresponding state senator and representative. Use our maps as a tool to figure out who represents you and your business! 

Check out this interactive map to find your municipality.  

Muncipalities & Representatives

Municipalities & Senators


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