Erie County Department of Voter Registration Announces Major Party Candidates

Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 8:50 PM
Erie County Department of Voter Registration Announces Major Party Candidates by Cory Vaillancourt
www.city-data.com

The Erie County Department of Voter Registration today posted a document on its website listing the major party candidates whose names will appear on the primary election ballot; the last day for candidates interested in running for city, county, township and boro offices to file was March 8. While no more major party candidates can be included on the ballot after this date, candidates can, and sometimes do, withdraw from a race, so check in with us often for up-to-date listings.

 

As of 5 p.m., the following major party candidates had qualified to run for the following offices in their respective municipalities:

 

Erie County Council

1st District –     (D) Phil Fatica (incumbent)

                               (R) Rebecca Styn

                               (R) Gil Rocco

 

3rd  District –   (D) Fiore Leone (incumbent)

                                (D) Darlene Kenny

 

5th District –    (D) Kyle Foust (incumbent)

                                (R) Randy Brewer

 

7th District –    (R) Carol J. Loll (incumbent)

                                (R) Patrick J. Gehrlein

                                (R) Clayton Schulze

                                (R) Dan Galena

 

Erie County Controller

(D) Casimir J. “Kaz” Kwitowski

(R) George W. Riedesel

(R) Mary E. Schaaf

 

Erie County Coroner

(R) Lyell Cook (incumbent)

 

Erie County District Attorney

(R) John H. Daneri (incumbent)

 

Erie City Treasurer

(D) Susan E. DiVecchio (incumbent)

 

Erie City Council (vote for no more than three)

(D) Jessica Horan-Kunco (incumbent)

(D) Patrick S. Cappabianca (incumbent)

(D) Mark Aleks Aleksandrowicz (incumbent)

(D) David Brennan

(D) Bob Merski

(D) Julia Calipo

(D) Melvin Witherspoon

 

Erie City Council (vote for one) - This seat is a two-year term to fill the late Jim Thompson’s seat.

(D) Joel “Jody” Schwartz (incumbent)

(D) Richard E. Wagner

(D) Bob Merski

(D) Melvin Witherspoon

 

District Judge – 3rd ward

(D) Joseph R. LeFaiver (incumbent) – also filed as Republican

(D) Michael D. Keys

 

District Judge – 5th ward

(D) Dominick D. Dipaolo (incumbent) – also filed as Republican

(D) John D. Little

 

Erie School Directors-at-Large (vote for no more than five)

(D) Jeanine McCreary (incumbent) – also filed as Republican

(D) John C. Harkins (incumbent)

(D) Bob Casillo (incumbent) – also filed as Republican

(D) Linda Aleksandrowicz – also filed as Republican

(D) John A. Voli – also filed as Republican

(D) Gary Kanonczyk – also filed as Republican

(D) Frank Petungar, Jr. – also filed as Republican

(D) Robbie Fabrizi – also filed as Republican

(D) Debra Johnson

(D) Thomas A. Spagel – also filed as Republican

 

Candidates filed paperwork to run for offices in a multitude of other municipal election districts, as well as in the Magisterial District races; consult the Erie County 2011 Municipal Primary Candidate List for more information. These municipal races will take place in the following jurisdictions:

Cities

Corry

 

School Districts

Corry Area, Fairview , Fort LeBoeuf , General McLane, Girard , Harbor Creek, Iroquois, Millcreek, North , East, Northwestern, Union City Area, Wattsburg Area.

 

Boros

Albion , Cranesville , Edin , Elgin , Girard , Lake City , McKean , Mill Villiage , North East , Platea , Union City, Waterford , Wattsburg , Wesleyville .

 

Townships

Amity , Concord , Conneaut , Elk Creek , Fairview , Franklin , Girard , Greene , Greenfield , Harborcreek , Lawrence Park , LeBoeuf , McKean , Millcreek , North East , Springfield , Summit , Union , Venango , Washington , Waterford , and Wayne.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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