Category Archives: 2013 Primary

Rob McCord says he never promoted outsourcing outside the borders of Pennsylvania

Last week, I spoke with state Treasurer Rob McCord in Lancaster about outsourcing, which has become a campaign issue. He denied ever promoting outsourcing outside the borders of Pennsylvania or the United States. Here’s a look at the issue.

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State Rep. Mike Regan of Carroll Township kicks of re-election bid

  State Rep. Mike Regan, R-Carroll Township, kicked off his re-election campaign, he said in a news release today. This is not exactly a surprise. He was first elected in 2012. Full release, after the jump:

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How York County area people reacted to striking down of voter ID law

Here are some local reactions to Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard L. McGinley’s decision to strike down Pennsylvania’s voter identification law, which passed in 2012.

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Read Tom Wolf’s letter urging federal lawmakers to end partial shutdown

York County businessman and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf last week urged federal lawmakers from Pennsylvania to end the federal government’s partial shutdown. “If Republicans in the House of Representatives continue to fail in their duty to govern responsibly, the … Continue reading

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Penn Waste president Scott Wagner to run for Pa. Senate seat

Scott Wagner, founder and president of Penn Waste Inc.,  announced Tuesday that he will run for state Senate to replace outgoing state Sen. Mike Waugh. Full release, after the jump:

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York County’s November election

With most of the deadlines out of the way, the ballots for York County’s general election are taking shape. Taking into consideration the winners from the primary, write-ins, minor parties and subsitutions, many of the county’s races will be uncontested. … Continue reading

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Jesus, Satan and your mom are back: Primary write-in votes for York County

Sunday editor Scott Blanchard wrote in November about how Jesus, Jon Stewart, Stephen King and your mom all got at least one write-in vote in the 2012 general election. So how did they fair in the May 21 municipal primary and … Continue reading

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Preliminary certification for York County primary completed

The preliminary certification for York County’s primary took place today, according to Nikki Suchanic, York County’s director of elections and voter registration. She said an eligible person has until noon June 10 to challenge the primary results in the York … Continue reading

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DA Tom Kearney gets enough write-ins for Democratic nomination

Incumbent Republican Tom Kearney won the Republican nomination for York County District Attorney in the May 21 primary. He also got enough write-in votes to be the Democratic nominee, according to unofficial write-in totals from York County’s elections office. “I … Continue reading

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Former Democratic opponent of Todd Platts reflects on losing to him twice

Mike Argento was reporting on primary day. Here’s an anecdote from him: I ran into Phil Avillo on primary day. Avillo, a York College professor and decorated Marine vet of Vietnam, was working the polls for Ellen Freireich in her … Continue reading

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