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Senator in the General Assembly

Pennsylvania’s 50 state senators are elected to four-year terms from districts with approximately 250,000 residents apiece. Although state senatorial districts are several times larger than state representative districts, the legislative functions of the two bodies are similar. In order for proposed legislation to become law, both the House and Senate must pass it before the Governor has an opportunity to sign or veto. The State Senate has the power to confirm numerous gubernatorial nominations, including to seat cabinet secretaries, state university board trustees and judicial vacancies. There are no term limits and the base salary is $102,800 plus per diem.

Use this tool to find your legislative district.

Senate District 1:
Nikil Saval (D) is running unopposed.

Senate District 3:
Sharif Street (D) is running unopposed.

Senate District 5:
Jimmy Dillon (D) v. Joe Picozzi (R)

Senate District 7:
Incumbent Sen. Vincent Hughes (D) is running unopposed.

Senate District 9:
Incumbent Sen. John Kane (D) v. Michael Woodin (R).

Senate District 11:
Incumbent Sen. Judy Schwank (D) v. Lisha Rowe (R).

Senate District 13: 
Incumbent Sen. Scott Martin (R) is running unopposed.

Senate District 15:
Incumbent Sen. Patty Kim (D) is running unopposed. 

Senate District 17:
Incumbent Sen. Amanda Cappelletti (D) is running unopposed. 

Senate District 19:
Incumbent Sen. Carolyn Comitta (D) v. Duane Milne (R)

Senate District 21:
Incumbent Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R) is running unopposed. 

Senate District 23: 
Incumbent Sen. Gene Yaw (R) is running unopposed. 

Senate District 25:
Cris Dush (R) is running unopposed. 

Senate District 27:
Patricia Lawton (D) v. Incumbent Sen. Lynda Schlegel Culver (R) 

Senate District 29:
John Zugarek (D) v. Incumbent Sen. David Argall (R)

Senate District 31:
Mark Temons (D) v. Dawn Keefer (R).

Senate District 33:
Cameron Schroy (D) v. Incumbent Sen. Doug Mastriano (R).

Senate District 35:
Incumbent Sen Wayne Langerholc (R) is running unopposed. 

Senate District 37:
Nicole Ruscitto (D) v. Incumbent Sen. Devlin Robinson (R).

Senate District 39:
Incumbent Sen. Kim Ward (R) is running unopposed. 

Senate District 41:
Incumbent Sen. Joe Pittman (R) is running unopposed. 

Senate District 43:
Incumbent Sen. Jay Costa (D) is running unopposed. 

Senate District 45: 
Nick Pisciottano (D) v. Jen Dintini (R).

Senate District 47:
Elder Vogel (R) is running unopposed.

Senate Distict 49: 
Jim Wertz (D) v. Incumbent Sen. Dan Laughlin (R)