New Castle News

November 23, 2013

Candidates elected through tiebreakers

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — Ed Powers was elected to Enon Valley borough council yesterday by winning a tiebreaker.

Powers and Carl Braden each received one write-in vote in the Nov. 5 general election. The tie was broken through the drawing of lots at the Lawrence County courthouse.

Four candidates for auditor also were declared winners through the drawing of lots, according to the county Board of Elections:

•Sonja Gettemy, to a six-year term in Little Beaver Township

•Christopher Ross, to a six-year term in Taylor Township

•Michelle Hudak, to a four-year term in North Beaver Township

•Walter Bates, to a two-year term in Perry Townsip.