New Castle News

November 6, 2013

Election 2013: Borough voters pick mayors, councils

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — Voters elected candidates for borough offices Tuesday.

In each of the 10 boroughs, voters elected mayors and four members to borough council.

The exceptions were Ellport, which elected three to council, and SNPJ and South New Castle, which elected two apiece.

Voters also voted for tax collectors in each borough and for auditors in three boroughs.

In the Ellwood City mayor and council races, the figures include votes from Beaver County.

Following are the unofficial results, with the winners in boldface.

BESSEMER

Mayor

Raymond O. Penwell, Republican/Democrat, 134 votes

Council

Luanne Izzo, Republican, 83 votes

Art VanTassel, Republican/Democrat, 117 votes

Ryan C. Ray, Democrat, 90 votes

Bradley J. McKenna, Democrat, 93 votes


Tax collector

Phyllis G. Retort, Democrat, 134 votes

ELLPORT

Mayor

Joseph Cisco, Democrat, 118 votes

Council

Frank J. Ritorto Jr., Democrat, 127 votes

Bill A. Boy, Democrat, 116 votes

Christopher Cioffi, Democrat, 108 votes


Tax collector

Rita Ann Foley, Democrat, 142 votes

ELLWOOD CITY

Mayor

Anthony J. Court, Republican/Democrat, 1,283 votes

Council

George J. Celli, Republican, 641 votes

Connie R. MacDonald, Republican, 730 votes

David DeCaria, Republican, 705 votes


Mike Capalbo, Republican, 464 votes

Michele Lamenza, Democrat, 720 votes

Brad Ovial, Democrat, 656 votes


Anthony DeCarbo, Democrat, 560 votes

Judith S. Dici, Democrat, 603 votes

Tax collector

Mary Ann Portugallo, Republican, 693 votes

Linda Battaglia, Democrat, 630 votes

ENON VALLEY

Mayor

Florence R. Braden, Republican, 40 votes

Council

Timothy C. Stear Sr., Republican, 28 votes

Tyrone W. Petrich, Democrat, 26 votes

Margaret R. Huston, Democrat, 25 votes


Tax collector

Veronica A. Dombrosky, Democrat, 30 votes

NEW BEAVER

Mayor

Michael Swanik Jr., Republican, 115 votes

Council

Thomas E. Hairhoger, Republican, 114 votes

Joseph Gubish, Republican, 112 votes

Matthew Kingman, Republican, 105 votes

Paul A. Morrison, Republican, 103 votes


Tax collector

Margaret Wise Main, Democrat, 108 votes

NEW WILMINGTON

Mayor

Sherie E. Babb, Republican, 252 votes

Council

Renee N. Hartwell, Republican, 216 votes

William L. Johnson, Republican, 209 votes

Corey S. Kendall, Republican, 199 votes

Susan J. Ligo, Republican/Democrat, 222 votes


Tax collector

Patricia A. Hanna, Republican, 269 votes

SNPJ

Auditor

Ray Eckles, Democrat, 6 votes

Tax collector

Karen S. Magnone, Republican/Democrat, 6 votes

SOUTH NEW CASTLE

Mayor

John L. Kline, Democrat, 42 votes

Council

Harry Pallott, Democrat, 54 votes

Tax collector

Jolene A. Thompson, Democrat, 56 votes

VOLANT

Council

John Wayne Edwards, Republican, 16 votes

Tony Bevilacqua, Republican, 16 votes

Robert E. McGary, Democrat, 17 votes

Donald L. Little, Independent, 9 votes


WAMPUM

Mayor

Jeff Steffler, Republican/Democrat, 157 votes

Council

James Ferrante, Republican/Democrat, 113 votes

Brian Allen, Republican/Democrat,110 votes

Chuck Kelly, Republican, 92 votes

Chad R. Blontz, Republican/Democrat, 93 votes

Jackie Nativio Fisher, Democrat, 100 votes


Tax collector

Sue Dean, Republican/Democrat, 155 votes.