District 7, represented by Patrick Meehan (R),
takes the honor of having the eighth least compact congressional district in the nation
. Of all the newly drawn congressional districts, it is the fifth least compact in the nation.
District 7 snakes its way through southeastern Pennsylvania in five counties.
In some cases, the district is as narrow as 800 feet across
. ... In a matter of seconds, you could drive in three separate congressional districts, without even speeding!
The current 7th district is 52.8 percent Democratic voters and 47.2 percent Republican, the new 7th district is 48.2 percent Democratic and 51.8 percent Republican.