City Government -Reading (County seat)

Form (Structure) City Charter – 3rd Class City
# of Elected Officials 7 Council Members plus the Mayor
Mayor Yes
Name Wally Scott
Years in Office 4
Next Election Date 2019
City Manager (Yes or No) Yes

County Government

Form (Structure) 3rd Class Home-Rule County    
# of Elected Officials 3
Top Elected Officials
Name Mark C. Scott Kevin Barnhardt Christian Leinbach
Title Commisioner Commisioner Vice Chair Commissioner Chair
Years in Office 19 9 9
Next Election Date 2019 2019 2019
County Manager (Yes or No) No

State Government

Form (Structure) Bicameral Commonwealth
# of Elected Officials 253
Upper House Representing Area 4
Total Statewide Upper House 50
Lower House Representing Area 9
Total Statewide Lower House 203


Name Tom Wolf
Years in Office 1
Current Term Expiration Date 2019
Allowed to Run for Another Term (Yes or No) Yes
Next Election Date 2018

US Government Representation

Congressional Districts Listed by District # in the Service Area (by District) District 6 District 7 District 16 District 15
Name Ryan Costello Pat Meehan Llyod Smucker Charles Dent*
Years in Office 2 36 1 12
Current Term Expiration Date 2019 2019 2019 2019
Next Election Date 2018 2018 2018 2018

*Not running for another term.  For more info, click here.

US Senators Serving Greater Reading

Name Bob Casey Pat Toomey
Years in Office 10 6
Current Term Expiration Date 2019 2023
Next Election Date 2018 2022

Source: GREP

Updated: 10/24/17