Proposed Pennsylvania congressional map puts two Dems in same Pittsburgh district

MT. LEBANON, Pa. — It’s a good thing candidates running for Congress don’t have to live in the congressional district they want to run in — in particular Conor Lamb, the Democrat looking to turn a reliable Republican House seat blue. Lamb was just drawn out of the seat he is seeking in the Pennsylvania March special election race in the 18th Congressional District.

At least for the moment.

Pennsylvania state Republican leadership, under orders from the state Supreme Court to redraw all 18 of Pennsylvania’s House seats and then have it pass the state legislature and then signed by the governor, unveiled a new map that places Lamb’s hometown, Mt. Lebanon, into the 14th Congressional District, currently represented by Democrat Mike Doyle, who hails from an eastern suburb of Pittsburgh.

Read the full piece HERE.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s