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May 31, 2013

Primary 2013: County lists write-in winners

NEW CASTLE — Three Lawrence County row officers captured both Republican and Democratic nominations in the May 21 primary.

The three, all Democrats, received more than enough Republican write-in votes — 100 — to win that party’s nominations. All three were unopposed.

District Attorney Joshua Lamancusa received 173 write-in votes. He is seeking a second four-year term.

Register and Recorder Janet L. Kalajainen received 144 write-in votes. She is seeking a ninth four-year term.

Sheriff Perry L. Quahliero received 116 write-in votes. He is running for a third four-year term.

The votes were tallied by the county return board in its canvass of primary votes.

Following are write-in results for other primary election races in Lawrence County:

BESSEMER

Raymond O. Penwell received 35 write-in votes to win the Republican nomination for mayor. He also won the Democratic nomination.

Art Van Tassel received 15 write-in votes to win a Republican nomination for borough council. He also won a Democratic nomination.

ELLWOOD CITY

Tony Court received 63 votes to win the Republican nomination for mayor. He also won the Democratic nomination.

NEW WILMINGTON

Susan Ligo received 23 votes to win a Republican nomination and 11 votes to win a Democratic nomination for borough council.

WAMPUM

Jeff Steffler received 49 votes to win the Democratic nomination for mayor. He also won the Republican nomination.

Chad Blontz received 19 votes to win a Republican nomination and 33 votes to win a Democratic nomination for borough council.

James Ferrante received 42 votes and Brian Allen received 29 votes to win Democratic nominations for council. Ferrante and Allen also won Republican nominations.

Sue Dean received 12 votes to win the Republican nomination for tax collector. She also won the Democratic nomination.

HICKORY

William Dean received 10 votes to win the Democratic nomination for supervisor. He also won the Republican nomination.

MAHONING

Vito Yeropoli received 18 votes to win the Republican nomination for supervisor. He also won the Democratic nomination.

NESHANNOCK

Stephen Demofonte received 65 votes to win the Democratic nomination for supervisor. He also won the Republican nomination.

Georgann Gall received 21 votes to win the Republican nomination for tax collector. She also won the Democratic nomination.

Jeff Cox received 19 votes to win the Republican nomination for auditor.

NORTH BEAVER

Karen Magnone received 15 votes to win the Republican nomination for tax collector. She also won the Democratic nomination.

PERRY

Timothy Boots received 18 votes to win the Republican nomination for supervisor for a six-year term. Boots also won the Democratic nomination.

Dorothy Wallace received 56 votes to win the Democratic nomination for tax collector. She also won the Republican nomination.

PLAIN GROVE

James B. Knight Jr. received 10 votes to win the Republican nomination for supervisor.

PULASKI

Greg Carna received 16 votes to win the Democratic nomination for supervisor. He also won the Republican nomination.

Stacy Morse received 15 votes to win the Democratic nomination for auditor.

SCOTT

Jackie Gorgacz received 71 votes to win the Republican nomination and 26 votes to win the Democratic nomination for tax collector.

SHENANGO

Mary Jane Cousins received 10 votes to win the Republican nomination for tax collector. She also won the Democratic nomination.

SLIPPERY ROCK

Keith Hunt received 51 votes to win the Republican nomination for supervisor. He also won the Democratic nomination.

Josephine Jones received 12 votes to win the Republican nomination for tax collector. She also won the Democratic nomination.

TAYLOR

David Allegro and Ken Caravella tied for the Republican nomination for supervisor with 13 votes each. The winner will be selected by coin toss at noon June 7 in the county commissioners’ meeting room. Allegro won the Democratic nomination.

Andrew Senchak received 13 votes to win the Republican nomination for tax collector. He also won the Democratic nomination.

WILMINGTON

Darren Elder received 104 votes to win the Republican nomination for supervisor for a two-year term. He also won the Democratic nomination.

MOHAWK

SCHOOL BOARD

James Capalbo received 23 votes to win a Republican nomination and 25 votes to win a Democratic nomination.

NESHANNOCK

SCHOOL BOARD

David Antuono received 131 votes to win a Republican nomination and 181 votes to win a Democratic nomination.

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