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Pennsylvania election results

November 05, 1997

Waynesboro Area Board of Education

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - With early returns in Tuesday, veteran Waynesboro Area School Board member Leland H. Lemley lead challenger Emily C. (Emmy) Myers.

With 28 of Franklin County's 75 precincts reporting at press time, Lemley had 320 votes to Myers' 253.

School Board President Robert Ternes was leading the pack with 410 votes, while newcomer Hector Gomez had garnered 321 votes.

Results from the voting district represented by board candidate Stan Barkdoll had not started to come in by press time.

Incumbent board members Joseph Bock and Donald Weller did not seek re-election.

Tuscarora Board of Education

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - With early returns in, Giancarlo "John" Angelini, president of the Tuscarora School District Board of Education, was trailing four other candidates.

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Only the top four of five candidates will win seats on the school board.

With 28 out of 75 precincts reporting at press time, Angelini had 39 votes.

He was running behind Jane M. Rice, who had 77 votes, followed by Jeffrey L. Spidel with 76, Janice M. Hawbaker with 69 and Roger W. Price with 66.

Incumbent board members James C. Zeger, Timothy Mouse and Donald G. Kunkle did not to seek re-election.

Greencastle/Antrim Board of Education

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Early returns in the Greencastle/Antrim School District Board at-large election had challenger Joan E. O'Keefe in fourth place over incumbent Hal E. Myers in the five-candidate race.

O'Keefe had 115 votes with slightly more than one-third of the 75 precincts reporting. She was ahead of Myers, who had 83 votes. The candidate with the most votes at press time was Robert L. Luger with 150, followed by Pamela D. Ott with 146 and Kenneth H. Rhoe with 144 votes. All but O'Keefe are incumbents.

Chambersburg Area Board of Education

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The only results in at press time in the Chambersburg Area School District election showed incumbents Robert L. Helman with 548 votes and Fred E. Rice with 460 votes. No results were available from the voting districts represented by incumbent President D. Eugene Gayman or newcomer Dr. Thomas P. Orndorff.

Greene Township supervisor

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - With just over a third of all precincts reporting, Republican incumbent Paul Ambrose held a slight lead in the race for supervisor in Greene Township.

With 28 of 75 of the county's precincts reporting, Ambrose had 247 votes at press time.

Democratic opponent Douglas Harbach had legged 219 votes.

The race for the six-year supervisor term, the only contested race in the township, had focused primarily on whether Exit 7 on Interstate 81 should be built.

Ambrose, seeking his second term, led the fight against building the exit. He was elected last time on a platform opposing the exit.

He has been fighting the Exit 7 issue on the basis that the township has been treated unfairly by the state.

Harbach, in favor of building the exit, has run a campaign targeting the taxpayers' money spent by the supervisors fighting the issue.

He recently set up two billboards, which state, "Stop the waste! Our Greene Township funds spent opposing Exit 7." The billboards said the latest figures on taxpayer dollars spent on the issue total $627,507.

Quincy Township supervisor

QUINCY, Pa. - In Quincy Township, incumbent Supervisor Kerry Bumbaugh logged an early seven-vote lead over Vincel Flasher.

With 28 of 75 precincts reporting, Bumbaugh had 268 votes and Flasher had 261.

Washington Township

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - No results were available at press time in the race for Washington Township supervisor. In that race, incumbent Paul Benchoff faced challenger Shirley Grove.

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