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2018 United States Senator

Robert Casey will retain the Democrat nod as US Senator for PA with 743,730 votes statewide. Meanwhile, on the other side of the aisle, Louis Barolotta will likely be the Republican Challenger with 430,183 votes or 63.07% in the Republican Party. Ousted out of the US Senate race was James Christiana with 251,897 or 36.93% of the vote. Please keep in mind, while all Fayette County districts have reported, there are 29 commonwealth wide that have not, nor have military or absentee nor write-in challenges been completed.

Candidate List

May 15, 2018 General Primary Unofficial Candidate List – In ballot order

May 15, 2018 General Primary  
Unofficial Candidate List – Ballot Order  
U.S. SENATE    
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLICAN  
·         Bob Casey, Jr. ·         Jim Christiana  
  ·         Lou Barletta  
  ·         Joe Vodvarka  
 

GOVERNOR

   
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLICAN  
·         Tom Wolf Scott R. Wagner  
  Paul Mango  
  Laura Ellsworth  
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR  
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLICAN
·         Kathi Cozzone ·         Kathy Coder
·         John Fetterman ·         Diana Irey Vaughan
·         Mike Stack ·         Joe Gale (removed per court order 3-20-18)
·         Aryanna Berringer ·         Jeff Bartos
·         Ray Sosa ·         Peg Luksik
·         Nina Ahmad  
·         Craig Lehman  
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS  
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLICAN
·         Bibiana Boerio ·         Guy Reschenthaler
·         Tom Prigg ·         Rick Saccone
·         Adam Sedlock  
·         Robert C. Solomon  

 

SENATOR IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY 32nd DISTRICT
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLICAN
·         Pam Gerard §  Pat Stefano
 

 

REPRESENTATIVE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLICAN
49TH  
·         Steven M. Toprani ·         Bud Cook
·         Randy J. Barli  
50TH  
·         Pam Snyder §  Betsy Rohanna McClure
51ST  
·         Tim Mahoney ·         Matthew Dowling
52ND  
·         Ethan Keedy §  Ryan Warner

 

DEMOCRATIC STATE COMMITTEE       REPUBLICAN STATE COMMITTEE
·         Vincent A. Vicites – Male ·         Melany Chrash – Female
·         Gloria L. Dillon – Female ·         Brandon Rumbaugh – Male
·         Rita J. Yantko – Female ·         Gregory Chrash – Male
·         Mike Cordaro – Male ·         Dave Lohr – Male
  ·         Melanie Stringhill Patterson – Female

 

BELLE VERNON BOROUGH  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
·         Carolyn Cherocci  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
 

BROWNSVILLE TOWNSHIP

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

BROWNSVILLE BOROUGH WARD 1

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

BROWNSVILLE BOROUGH WARD 2

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Jack Lawver  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
 

BROWNSVILLE BOROUGH WARD 3

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 

 

BULLSKIN TOWNSHIP DIST 1  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
  Wm. Henry Schiffbauer
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
 

 

BULLSKIN TOWNSHIP DIST 2

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

BULLSKIN TOWNSHIP DIST 3

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Dean Allen  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
Laura Zelenka  
CONNELLSVILLE CITY WARD 1  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Lee Winterhalter Bob Topper, Jr.
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  

 

CONNELLSVILLE CITY WARD 2  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

CONNELLSVILLE CITY WARD 3

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

CONNELLSVILLE CITY WARD 4

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

CONNELLSVILLE TOWNSHIP

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

DAWSON BOROUGH

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 

 

DUNBAR TOWNSHIP DIST 1  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

DUNBAR TOWNSHIP DIST 2

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
Sandra Lee Murray  
 

DUNBAR TOWNSHIP BOROUGH

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
  Norman Gordon
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
 

EVERSON BOROUGH

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 

 

FAIRCHANCE BOROUGH  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Thomas L. Tanner  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
Teresa M. Tanner  
FAYETTE CITY BOROUGH  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP DIST 1

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Joseph E. Bollibon  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
 

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP DIST 2

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
  ·         Lydia Strickler
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN ·         Marion J. Dean
  ·         Janet Dean Trees

 

GEORGES TOWNSHIP DIST 1  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Lloyd Moser  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
 

GEORGES TOWNSHIP DIST 2

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
  Ernie Miller, Jr.
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
 

GEORGES TOWNSHIP DIST 3

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

GERMAN TOWNSHIP DIST 1

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
  Robert L. Mangold
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  

 

GERMAN TOWNSHIP DIST 2  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

GERMAN TOWNSHIP DIST 3

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
  ·         Eugene Burchianti
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
  ·         Evelyn Burchianti
 

GERMAN TOWNSHIP DIST 4

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

HENRY CLAY TOWNSHIP

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Daniel V. Burd ·         Kassandra Myers
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
Donna Joy Burd ·         Neil Reddington

 

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Paul Harvey Francy Angelo
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
Hillary Redman  
 

LOWER TYRONE TOWNSHIP

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
John L. Anderson  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
Linda A. Cottom  
 

LUZERNE TOWNSHIP DIST 1

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

LUZERNE TOWNSHIP DIST 2

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 

 

LUZERNE TOWNSHIP DIST 3  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
Petina Buchheit  
LUZERNE TOWNSHIP DIST 4  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

 

MARKLEYSBURG BOROUGH

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

MASONTOWN BOROUGH

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
  ·         David Wingard
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN ·         Brian Harkins

 

MENALLEN TOWNSHIP DIST 1  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
Barbara Rohaley  
MENALLEN TOWNSHIP DIST 2  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
  ·         William P. Kozlovich
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN ·         Linda Kozlovich
 

MENALLEN TOWNSHIP DIST 3

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

NEWELL BOROUGH

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Nicki M. Todaro  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  

 

NICHOLSON TOWNSHIP  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

NORTH UNION TOWNSHIP DIST 1

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Joe Beal  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
Pamela L. Hudson  
NORTH UNION TOWNSHIP DIST 2  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Patrick Livingston Theresa Tina Allen
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
NORTH UNION TOWNSHIP DIST 3  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Mark L. Martin ·         Scott R. Cully
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN ·         George W. Semans
Sue E. Martin  

 

NORTH UNION TOWNSHIP DIST 4  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Larry Koko Fetsko ·         Roberta M. Show
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN ·         David Show
Bobbi Ruggieri  
NORTH UNION TOWNSHIP DIST 5  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Walter E. Lehman  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
Judy Cole  
OHIOPYLE BOROUGH  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

PERRY TOWNSHIP

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 

 

PERRYOPOLIS BOROUGH  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

POINT MARION BOROUGH

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

REDSTONE TOWNSHIP DIST 1

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Richard Worley, Sr. Tom Zimmerlink, Jr.
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
 

REDSTONE TOWNSHIP DIST 2

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
·         Dwayne C. Thomas Bob Yatsko
·         Ronald Dellarose, Jr.  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
·         Patricia Patty Hennessey  
·         Melinda Deal Dellarose  

 

REDSTONE TOWNSHIP DIST 3  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

 

REDSTONE TOWNSHIP DIST 4

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
Juanita Thomas  
 

SALTLICK TOWNSHIP

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
  Audra Cruder
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
  Ronald Cruder
 

SMITHFIELD BOROUGH

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Arley Stoker, Jr.  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  

 

SOUTH CONNELLSVILLE BOROUGH  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
  Dave Lohr
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
SOUTH UNION TOWNSHIP DIST 1  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Randall Vernon ·         Twila K. Young
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN ·         Robert A. Smith, Sr.
Delores Martin  
SOUTH UNION TOWNSHIP DIST 2  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Harry V. Joseph ·         Gregory Chrash
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN ·         Melany Chrash
Rose Ann Joseph  
SOUTH UNION TOWNSHIP DIST 3  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Jason Scott  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
 

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP DIST 1

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 

 

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP DIST 2  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

SPRINGHILL TOWNSHIP DIST 1

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

SPRINGHILL TOWNSHIP DIST 2

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

STEWART TOWNSHIP

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

UNIONTOWN CITY WARD 1

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
  Dana L. Fayock
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  

 

UNIONTOWN CITY WARD 2  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

UNIONTOWN CITY WARD 3

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

UNIONTOWN CITY WARD 4

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

UNIONTOWN CITY WARD 5

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
  Vickee B. Altman
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
  Gary N. Altman
UNIONTOWN CITY WARD 6  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 

 

UNIONTOWN CITY WARD 7  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

UPPER TYRONE TOWNSHIP

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
Charles B. Cook  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
 

VANDERBILT BOROUGH

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
 

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN

 
 

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMEMBER
Joe Grata  
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN  
 

WHARTON TOWNSHIP

 
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEMAN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEMBER
  ·         Gail R. Carlins
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN ·         Richard A. Carlins
   

 

Editorial Board Endorsement

US Senate

Published Fri Nov 04, 2016 3:29 PM EDT

It’s bad enough that the presidential election has been plagued by one of the most negative campaigns in the history of our country.

Adding to the misery has been the Pennsylvania race for the U.S. Senate between Republican incumbent Pat Toomey and his Democratic challenger Katie McGinty. Residents across the commonwealth have been subjected to an endless barrage of television ads, featuring all sorts of wild accusations and charges from both sides. With the race one the few contested Senate elections in the country, contributions have been pouring in from conservative and liberal groups in an effort to influence the outcome.

However, the ads have done very little to explain the candidates’ stands on the issues. And that’s a huge problem, considering that control of the U.S. Senate and the future of the country could hang in the balance.

The Herald-Standard Editorial tried to get down to the issues and ended up deeply divided in its endorsement.

Those opposed to Toomey, criticized him not taking any real stands on the difficult issues facing our country. For instance on climate change, Toomey said it’s real, unlike many of his Republican counterparts who say it’s a fraud. But he criticized the Paris Accords, which could ease the dangers of climate change.

It’s the same for Obamacare. Toomey says it’s a disaster but notes that the portability and pre-existing conditions should be saved as any part of a new plan. Of course, they were the two major signatures of Obamacare, which had been denied to consumers previously by health insurance firms.

It’s much the same with his refusal to hold hearings on the confirmation of Merrick Garland for the U.S. Supreme Court and his tip-toeing around whether or not he’ll vote for Donald Trump.

It’s all part of the same pattern. Toomey is trying to please both conservatives and liberals in Pennsylvania and is doing neither. The commonwealth needs someone who will take strong stands like McGinty who has made no bones about her support for Hillary Clinton, her backing of clean energy, her wanting to improve not repeal Obamacare and her opposition to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Citizens United, which paved the way for the unprecedented spending in this campaign.

Those supporting Toomey pointed to his actions in regards to curbing opioid abuse, which has ravaged our area. They praised his work in passing legislation to prevent the abuse of Medicare beneficiaries going to multiple physicians and pharmacies to receive large quantities of opioids. He was also commended for advocating better drug treatment programs.

They noted that Toomey has been a friend to the coal industry and its workers, pointing to his support for the Miner’s Protection Act which would shore up the dwindling pension fund for retired coal miners and provide needed healthcare funds.

They added that Toomey has also been willing to work with Democrats, especially on gun control issues, even though it has cost him support among his fellow party members.

In the end, the endorsement came down to the fact that Toomey took the time to take part in an interview with the Herald-Standard, while McGinty turned down the same opportunity. But by turning us down, she was also turning you down. And we urge you to remember that when you go to the polls.

Toomey did take the time to inform area residents of his views on the issues. For that he received our endorsement, and we hope your vote in Tuesday’s election.