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Alloway in Senate race

January 26, 2008|By DON AINES

CHAMBERSBURG, PA. - Former magisterial district judge Richard Alloway made it official Friday, announcing that he is running for the 33rd District Pennsylvania State Senate seat held by the retiring Terry Punt.

Punt, a Waynesboro, Pa., Republican who served in the Pennsylvania House for 10 years before beginning a 20-year Senate career, announced earlier this month that he would not run for a sixth four-year term. Punt cited

Alloway's announcement brings to four the number of GOP candidates for Punt's seat.

Franklin County Republican Committee Chairman Jim Taylor, 64, of Mercersburg, Pa., announced earlier this month, followed by Catherine Cresswell, 50, the executive director of the Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee.

Robert Curley, 49, a Waynesboro businessman who owns restaurants in the Waynesboro and Chambersburg areas, has also announced his candidacy.

Cresswell, of Buchanan Valley, Pa., is the only candidate at this point from Adams County. The 33rd District includes Franklin and Adams counties and part of York County.

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