Pennsylvania State Capitol Building. (Capital-Star photo by Cassie Miller.)
*Last updated 7/19/22
With the 2022 elections on the horizon, tracking legislative turnover amid changing lines, double-bunked incumbents, and retirements is difficult. But the Capital-Star will attempt to track these potential changes over the coming months.
The House and Senate maps were approved in their final form Feb. 5, and the state Supreme Court said the maps are constitutional Mar. 16. These lines drew 26 lawmakers in with each other, however many of those matchups have been resolved by retirements.
Below are the 38 state legislators who have so far said they will not run for reelection, and the six who still face a colleague to return to Harrisburg next year.
View the House map in closer detail here.
Republican incumbent primary elections
These Republicans in office have been drawn into districts with another Republican colleague.
- Rep. John Hershey, R-Juniata vs. Rep. Perry Stambaugh, R-Perry
- Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, R-Lehigh vs. Rep. Gary Day, R-Lehigh
Democratic incumbent primary elections
These Democrats in office have been drawn into districts with another Democratic colleague.
- Rep. Isabella Fitzgerald, D-Philadelphia vs. Rep. Chris Rabb, D-Philadelphia
These 32 representatives have announced they will not run for reelection.
- Rep. Matthew Dowling, R-Fayette (July 1, 2022)
- Rep. Mike Driscoll, D-Philadelphia (Mar. 29, 2022, running for Philadelphia City Council)
- Rep. Carrie Lewis DelRosso, R-Allegheny (Mar. 29, 2022, running for lieutenant governor)
- Rep. Angel Cruz, D-Philadelphia (Mar. 29, 2022)
- Rep. Jim Cox, R-Berks (Mar. 23, 2022)
- Rep. Sue Helm, R-Dauphin (Mar. 21, 2022)
- Rep. Kurt Masser, R-Northumberland (Mar. 20, 2022)
- Rep. Bob Brooks, R-Westmoreland (Mar. 17, 2022)
- Rep. Frank Farry, R-Bucks (Mar. 16, 2022, running for state Senate)
- Rep. Andrew Lewis, R-Dauphin (Mar. 16, 2022)
- Rep. Karen Boback, R-Wyoming (Mar. 16, 2022)
- Rep. Jeff Wheeland, R-Lycoming (Feb. 25, 2022)
- Rep. Dianne Herrin, D-Chester (Feb. 19, 2022)
- Rep. Lori Mizgorski, R-Allegheny (Feb. 15, 2022, running for state Senate)
- Rep. Meghan Schroeder, R-Montgomery (Feb. 14, 2022)
- Rep. Tracy Pennycuick, R-Montgomery (Feb. 11, 2022, running for state Senate)
- Rep. Pam Snyder, D-Greene (Feb. 9, 2022)
- Rep. Greg Rothman, R-Cumberland (Feb. 8, 2022, running for state Senate)
- Rep. Mark Longietti, D-Mercer (Feb. 8, 2022)
- Rep. Mike Carroll, D-Luzerne (Feb. 4, 2022)
- Rep. Tommy Sankey, R-Clearfield (Feb. 1, 2022)
- Rep. Wendi Thomas, R-Bucks (Jan. 25, 2022)
- Rep. Jerry Knowles, R-Schuylkill (Jan. 20, 2022)
- Rep. Rosemary Brown, R-Monroe (Jan. 19, 2022, running for state Senate)
- Rep. Frank Ryan, R-Lebanon (Jan. 19, 2022)
- Rep. Gerald Mullery, D-Luzerne (Jan. 13, 2022)
- Rep. Curt Sonney, R-Erie (Jan. 11, 2022)
- Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, R-Butler (Jan. 4, 2022)
- Rep. Dave Hickernell, R-Lancaster (Dec. 20, 2021)
- Rep. David Millard, R-Columbia (Dec. 18, 2021)
- Rep. Michael Peifer, R-Pike (Dec. 16, 2021)
- Rep. Thom Welby, D-Lackawanna (Nov. 2, 2021)
- Rep. Brian Sims, D-Philadelphia (April 23, 2021, running for lieutenant governor)
View the Senate map in closer detail here.
These five senators have announced they will not run for reelection.
- Sen. John Yudichak, I-Luzerne (March 17, 2022)
- Sen. Mario Scavello, R-Monroe (March 16, 2022)
- Sen. Robert M. “Tommy” Tomlinson, R-Bucks (March 15, 2022)
- Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman, R-Centre (Dec. 13, 2021, running for governor)
- Sen. Bob Mensch, R-Montgomery (Oct. 14, 2021)
Did we miss one? Email [email protected] to flag an update.
Our stories may be republished online or in print under Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. We ask that you edit only for style or to shorten, provide proper attribution and link to our web site. Please see our republishing guidelines for use of photos and graphics.