Just like the City of Philadelphia’s councilmanic district, Pennsylvania moves it legislative districts around every 10 years. This time around, the Northeast stands to lose an entire district.
The 169th Legislative District, currently represented by Rep. Denny O’Brien, will move to the growing York County under the new plan. O’Brien, who told NEast Philly back in November, “This redistricting proposal is not good for the Northeast or the Republican Party,” will no longer hold the House seat, anyway. He’s been elected to hold one of the Republican City Council-at-large seats in Philadelphia.
In the video below, see O’Brien’s aide Dave Kralle explain to the Parkwood Civic Association how the transfer will affect some of O’Brien’s former constituents.