Tuesday, May 21, 2013
See who won the Democratic nomination during Tuesday's primary.
A newcomer, two incumbents and a former councilman/mayor will appear on the ballot for Swissvale Council in November. During Tuesday's primary, newcomer Julie Grose, incumbent David Petrarca, former councilman/mayor Martin Busch and incumbent Michele Kotula Stanton received the Democratic nomination with 420, 413, 378 and 363 votes, respectively. No one is running on the Republican ticket. Incumbents Darrell Bell Sr. and Mike Epitropoulos did not receive enough votes to appear on the general election ballot. For more results, click here. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Mike Belmonte and Fred Kuhn earned both party's nominations for two seats each. See who else is in the running.
Two candidates for Woodland Hills School Board each have won both parties' nomination for two seats. During Tuesday's primary election, Mike Belmonte won the Republican and Democratic nominations for a four-year at-large term and a four-year term in Region 3. He beat out several candidates, including incumbents Colleen Filiak and Jeff Hanchett. Incumbent Fred Kuhn also won the Democratic and Republican nominations for an two-year at-large term and a two-year term in Region 2. Kuhn also will appear on the ballot as a Republican for a chance at a four-year Region 2 term. He will be facing Jon Coulter, who won the Democratic nomination. Click here for results. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
William Peduto will be the Democratic candidate for Pittsburgh mayor in the fall general election.
Bill Peduto will be the Democratic candidate for Pittsburgh mayor in the fall general election after defeating Jack Wagner. Peduto garnered 52 percent of the Democratic votes to Wagner's 40 percent. The two were predicted to be the Democratic front runners in the race. To see Peduto's victory speech on WPXI-TV, click here. Also running were Democrats Jake Wheatley, who captured 8 percent of the Democratic votes and A.J. Richardson, who got 1 percent. The unofficial vote tallies are: Results will not be official until they are certified by the Allegheny County Division of Elections. For complete results, click here. Josh Wander ran unopposed on the Republican ticket.
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Monday, May 20, 2013
The primary election is Tuesday. See which area races are contested.
The Pennsylvania primary election is on Tuesday, and there are some contested races in the Forest Hills-Regent Square area. Candidates are seeking their party's nomination to appear on the ballot during the November general election. Here's a look at who is on the ballot: Woodland Hills School Board At-large, 4-year term (1 seat) Republicans—Maria Athens, Michael Belmonte, Jon Coulter, Colleen Filiak and Fred Kuhn Democrats—Jeff Hanchett, Dennis Robinson, Maria Athens, Michael Belmonte, Jon Coulter, Colleen Filiak and Fred Kuhn. At-large, 2-year term (1 seat) Republican—Fred Kuhn Democrat—Jeff Hanchett and Fred Kuhn Region 2, 4-year term (1 seat) Republicans—Jon Coulter and Fred Kuhn Democrats—Robert Clanagan, Jeff Hanchett, Jon Coulter …
Find out where to vote, how the Voter ID Law affects you and what to do if you're voting for the first time or at a new polling place.
Here are some quick things you need to know about Tuesday's primary election. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Tell us which candidates you're backing in the May 21 primary.
Nine candidates are vying for seats on the Woodland Hills School District Board of Education during the May 21 primary election, while two candidates from Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS)' District 1 are looking for spots on the PPS Board of Directors. District 1 includes Pittsburgh's Regent Square neighborhood, while Woodland Hills includes Forest Hills Borough, Edgewood Borough and Swissvale Borough, among other municipalities. The names of the candidates are listed below, and Patch wants to know: Who are you voting for? And why? Tell your neighbors in the comments section below who the most qualified people are. School director at large, one four-year term—Incumbents Colleen Filiak and Fred Kuhn as well as Jon Coulter, Michael Belmonte …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Applications must be completed and returned to the Allegheny County Elections Division no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14.
The deadline for residents who need an absentee ballot for the upcoming May 21 primary election is Tuesday, May 14. Applications must be completed and returned to the Elections Division no later than 5 p.m. Absentee ballots are available to registered voters who will be absent from their municipality on May 21 or those who cannot reach the polls due to an illness or physical disability. Applications can be requested through the mail or for fastest results, requested and filled out in person at the Allegheny County Elections Division, 601 County Office Building, 542 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. If properly registered, voters will be handed an absentee ballot to vote on the spot, which only takes a few minutes. Eligible voters may …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
If you're new, if you've moved, if you've changed names or parties, you must register.
Pennsylvania residents who wish to vote in the upcoming May 21 primary elections must be registered by Monday, April 22. Registered voters who have moved or changed their names or party affiliations must also notify their counties' elections divisions of their changes by April 22. An individual must be registered in a political party in order to vote in that party's primary. In order to qualify to vote in Pennsylvania, one must be a U.S. citizen at least one month prior to the primary, a resident of the state and his or her election district at least 30 days prior to the primary, and 18 years of age on or before the day of the primary. Individuals needing to register in Allegheny County may apply in person between the hours of 8:30 a.m. …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
This year's primary election will be May 21. Take a look at who filed to be on the ballot.
There are several government seats—council, school board, mayoral—up for grabs this year in Forest Hills, Regent Square, Edgewood, Swissvale and the Woodland Hills School District. This year's primary election is on May 21. Republicans and Democrats are seeking their party's nomination to appear in the general election ballot in November. Here's a look at who filed to run in local races. Mayor—Incumbent Marty B. O’Malley, a Democrat, is running unopposed. Tax Collector—Incumbent Janet Yuros Sullivan, a Democrat, is running unopposed. Council, four four-year terms—Incumbents William Tomasic and Markus Erbeldinger, as well as James Kiley are running on the Democratic ticket. No Republicans are running. Mayor—Incumbent J. Edward Cook, a …