Bill Swartz running to replace Eugene DePasquale in state House

Bill Swartz, 43, of Spring Garden Township, is seeking to replace former state Rep. Eugene DePasquale, D-West Manchester Township.

Swartz said he’ll be collecting signatures to try to appear on the ballot as the Green Party candidate.

“I really care about this community as a business person, as a taxpayer, and as a citizen,” Swartz said in a phone interview Tuesday.

And he said education, tax reform, housing policy and environmental policy are some of the most pressing issues facing the state.

The special election for the 95th state House will take place in conjunction with the statewide primary in May.

The full release, after the jump:

Bill Swartz has announced that he will be running for State Representative in Pennsylvania’s 95th district.

Swartz is the president of Sherman Property Management, Inc., co-developer of the Codo apartments, a member of the executive board of Better York, a member of the York Rotary Club and a member of the Green Party.  He served on the municipal work group for Metro-York and is a recipient of the Central Penn Business Journal’s 40-under-40 award.  He recently stepped down from the board of Central Market after spending four years working with others to raise funds for the market’s renovation.

Swartz attended York Suburban and earned a degree in philosophy from Colgate University.  Prior to founding Sherman Property Management in 1998, he worked in the field for Kinsley Construction and served as a caseworker at Bell Family Shelter.  He enjoys cycling, yoga and skiing and lives in Spring Garden Township.

For more information, please visit www.SwartzForYork.com.

About Ed Mahon

County government and politics reporter at York Daily Record/Sunday News.
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