New Castle News

November 7, 2013

Election 2013: Kelly elected to Wampum council

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — Chuck Kelly was one of four candidates elected to Wampum borough council in Tuesday’s general election.

When the initial vote count was reported by the Lawrence County Board of Elections, absentee ballots had not yet been tabulated.

Based on those figures, it was reported that Chad R. Blontz had defeated Kelly by one vote for the fourth spot.

A total of 407 absentee ballots were tabulated Wednesday morning with the results posted at 8:20 a.m.

With those ballots now included, Kelly received 99 votes and Blontz, 93. The other winners for council were James Ferrante with 115 votes, Brian Allen with 112 votes and Jackie Nativio Fisher with 104 votes.