Category Archives: 2012 Election

State Sen. Rob Teplitz to open district office in Newberry Township

State Sen. Rob Teplitz will open a district office in the Newberry Township Building, 1915 Old Trail Road, according to a news release. It will be open every Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. starting Feb. 7. Teplitz, a … Continue reading

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Top political stories for York County (the final countdown)

The final countdown:

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York County’s top political stories for 2012 (part one)

In York County politics this year, seven Republicans competed to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Todd Platts, R-York County during the primary. A presidential campaign bus, minus the candidate, visited Brown’s Orchards & Farm Market in July. A state lawmaker who … Continue reading

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What was the biggest political news story for York County this year?

There are many other possibilities. So if you’ve got another pick, leave a comment. poll by twiigs.com I’m planning to post a full list next week.

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York County Democrats announce plans for “Obamarama 2″

The event will take place Jan. 20. More details, after the jump:

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“One of the brightest political minds” leaving D.C. for York County

Roll Call reports that Brock McCleary is leaving the National Republican Congressional Committee to begin work in January for the public affairs firm Long Nyquist & Associates in Harrisburg. From the article: “Brock McCleary is one of the brightest political … Continue reading

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Poll: Vote for your favorite write-in vote

Sunday editor Scott Blanchard wrote about the write-in votes in York County. Here’s one of my favorite parts: I’m actually not sure who’s in office or on the ballot Some people wrote in the names Barack Obama and Mitt Romney … Continue reading

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Congressman Todd Platts’ statement on fiscal cliff

Here’s Todd Platts’ full statement on the fiscal cliff: “With this contentious political season now behind us, it is absolutely critical that President Obama and Congressional leadership move beyond the endless political rhetoric to help enact real solutions to the challenges facing America, … Continue reading

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York County Green Party chairman thanks voters

Stephen  Baker, chairman of the York County Green Party, issued this statement today about Tuesday’s election results: I would like to extend a hearty thank-you to the Central Pennsylvanians who voted for Dr. Jill Stein for President.  It is highly … Continue reading

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Take our poll: What should the GOP do now?

Area Republicans had a variety of answers to that question. So did some readers. What do you think? poll by twiigs.com

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