Hunny News for May 17th

Hunny News for May 17th

Hunny News for May 17th

CHANGE IS ON THE WAY FOR HUNTINGDON BOROUGH COUNCIL FOLLOWING TUESDAY’S PRIMARY ELECTION. THE FORMER SUPERVISOR OF THE HUNTINGDON BOROUGH MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT WAS THE TOP VOTE GETTER IN THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY. TERRY GREEN LEAD THE FIELD OF FIVE CANDIDATES SEEKING FOUR SPOTS ON THE NOVEMBER BALLOT. THE OTHER CANDIDATES WINNING NOMINATION ON THE G.O.P. SIDE WERE JOHNATHON HYDE, INCUMBENT DAVID QUARRY AND MICHAEL SMITH. JEFF GILL FAILED TO GRAB ONE OF THE G.O.P. NOMINATIONS. ON THE DEMOCRATIC SIDE SEAN STEEG WAS THE LONE CANDIDATE. HOWEVER, THERE WERE 277 WRITE-IN VOTES CAST ON THE DEMOCRATIC BALLOT. MAYOR DEE DEE BROWN WON THE GOP NOMINATION AND WILL FACE DEMOCRAT DAVID WESSELS IN THE NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION.

A COUPLE OF MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT JUDGE CANDIDATES APPEAR TO HAVE WRAPPED UP THE SEAT BY WINNING BOTH PARTY NOMINATIONS. FORMER HUNTINGDON BOROUGH POLICE CHIEF RUFUS BRENNEMAN NOTCHED A JUDGESHIP AS DID LISA COVERT.

CENTRE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY STACY PARKS MILLER LOST HER BID FOR THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION. PARKS-MILLER WAS SEEKING A THIRD TERM AS D-A WAS DEFEATED BY A LARGE MARGIN BY ATTORNEY BERNIE CANTORNA FOR THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION. THE WRITE IN VOTE FOR THE REPUBLICAN NOMINATION HAS YET TO BE TALLIED AND PARKS-MILLER COULD APPEAR ON THE NOVEMBER BALLOT IF SHE GAINED ENOUGH REPUBLICAN WRITE INS

THE CONTROVERSIAL RACE FOR THE REPUBLICAN NOMINATION FOR BLAIR COUNTY SHERIFF WASN’T CLOSE. DUNCANSVILLE POLICE CHIEF JIM OTT HANDILY DEFEATED ONE TIME FAVORITE SAM McCLURE WHO WAS FIRED FROM THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE EARLIER THIS YEAR BY THE BLAIR COUNTY COMMISSIONERS.

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