• 186

Pennsylvania’s 186th District includes a majority of Grays Ferry, Southwest Center City, Graduate Hospital, Forgotten Bottom and parts of Washington Square West, Point Breeze Newbold, and Girard Estates. Find out if you live in the 186th District or download a PDF version of the map.

Wards and Divisions in District 186: Wards 30, 36*(Divisions 01-09, 14, and 16-41), 48*(Divisions 04-12, 15-19, and 21-23), and 51*(Divisions 03, 07-12, 21, 22, and 24.)

General Election Candidates

Jordan A. Harris (D) - WINNER

A lifelong resident of the 186th House District, Jordan Harris first won the seat in 2012, after having directed the Philadelphia Youth Commission and teaching in Philadelphia public schools. He was instrumental in designing Slam Dunk, a summer educational program for high-school students, and was named one of the Philadelphia Tribune’s 10 People Under 40 to Watch in 2011. Harris earned a BA in government from Millersville University (2006) and an MEd from Cabrini College (2008).

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