Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Republican Mark Mustio and Democrat Rob Matzie recapture House seats. Get a complete look at local results.
Patch tracked local and national races throughout Election Day, and covered the results live. Below are the election results of the local races affecting people in the Sewickley Valley. You can also find the national and statewide results here. Click here for more on the Rothfus/Critz race. Click here for more on the Murphy/Maggi race. Click here for more on the Mustio/Scappe race. Click here for more on the Matzie/Coder race. Click here for more on the Raja/Smith race.
It's Election Day! Don't forget to get out there and vote.
Your vote counts! No matter what your political affiliation is, don’t forget to get out there today. We’ll see you at the polls! Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voting locations: Haysville (not handicapped accessible)
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
A local group plans to present petitions on Thursday in downtown Pittsburgh calling on Allegheny County election officials not to enforce the new voter ID law this November.
Opponents of Pennsylvania's new voter ID will make their case Thursday before the state Supreme Court. There's no timeframe for a ruling from the court—but the Nov. 6 General Election is fast approaching. Oct. 9 is the last day to register to vote. The Supreme Court is composed of three Republican and three Democratic justices (a seventh judge was suspended while she faces criminal charges). A 3-3 tie would affirm the decision of the lower court, according to a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette report. Commonwealth Court upheld the law in August. Supporters say the law will prevent voter fraud and imposes the same photo ID standard required in many common circumstances. Challengers say the law is designed to disenfranchise poor and elderly voters …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will issue free voter ID cards to those who qualify.
In need of a state voter ID for November's election day? Beginning today, residents can obtain a non-driver's license photo identification card for free at any of the state's Pennsylvania Department of Transportation driver's licensing centers. All Pennsylvania voters on Nov. 6 must show identification at the ballot box in order to cast a vote. Voters must provide one of the following forms of valid identification to vote: Those without forms of identification can receive free photo identification cards for voting purposes only at any of PennDOT's 71 driver's licensing centers statewide. In order to receive the voter ID card, residents must provide their name, address, Social Security number, proof of residency and previous address …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The unanimous vote happened on Tuesday night.
The Allegheny and Washington County Democratic Committees joined together Tuesday night and nominated State Rep. Matt Smith to be their candidate in Pennsylvania's 37th State Senate district. Smith, D-Mt. Lebanon, who now serves the 42nd legislative district, said he was thankful for the support and proud to be the nominee. He recently announced plans to challenge Republican D. Raja in November's general election. The winner of the election will fill the seat vacated by the former Sen. John Pippy, of Moon. “I have been humbled and gratified by the outpouring of support and encouragement I have received from Democrats, Republicans and Independents throughout the district, and I look forward to a positive and spirited campaign,” Smith said …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
With 100 percent of the votes counted in Allegheny County, Patch brings you the unofficial results in school board, magistrate, borough and township contests.
Region I One 4-year term Name of Candidate Party Total % Gianni Floro D/R 832 99.28 Region II Two 4-year terms Robert Riker D/R 490 47.12 David Pusateri D/R 554 52.31 Region III Two 4-year terms Jack Norris D/R 1052 49.58 D/R 1046 49.57 Aleppo Township Commissioners Two 4-year terms Name of Candidate Party Total % Joanne Schollaert D 186 57.76 Aleppo Township Commissioners One 2-year term Name of Candidate Party Total % Linda S. Vescio R 312 92.69 Bell Acres Council Three 4-year terms Name of Candidate Party Total % Kenneth Alvania D 185 30.48 Christopher Abell D 192 31.63 Dennis Young Jr. R 225 37.07 Leetsdale Judge Office One 6-year term Robert Ford D/R 4924 99.33 Edgeworth Council Three 4-year terms Name of …