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February 17, 2001
Shuster gets nomination for dad's House seat From staff and AP reports HUNTINGDON, Pa. - Bill Shuster's bid to follow his father into Congress received a major boost Saturday when he won the Republican nomination on the first ballot. Shuster, 40, a Blair County auto dealer, was nominated in a Juniata College auditorium, winning 69 of the 133 delegates at the 9th District GOP nominating convention. Five rivals split 64 delegates and five others were shut out. Shuster will face Democrat H. Scott Conklin, a Centre County Commissioner, and Green Party nominee Alanna Hartzock in a May 15 special election.
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By STACEY DANZUSO, Chambersburg | February 8, 2001
Another GOP candidate announces for Shuster's seat SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Another Franklin County Republican entered the race for retired U.S. Rep. Bud Shuster's seat Tuesday, as the party prepares to choose its nominee next week. Stephen Luhrs, past president of The Beistle Co. in Shippensburg, Pa., said Tuesday he will seek the nomination to the 9th Congressional District seat Shuster vacated Jan. 31. Luhrs, 49, said in a statement that he is interested in creating jobs and ensuring the economic vitality of Pennsylvania.
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May 14, 2001
9th district post could spur Tuesday's vote By STACEY DANZUSO / Staff Writer, Chambersburg CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Candidates for the 9th Congressional District could draw a larger voter turnout than usual in Tuesday's primary and special elections. That is because independent and minority party candidates traditionally barred from voting in primary elections can vote in the special election to replace retired Republican U.S. Rep Bud Shuster. Of Franklin County's 72,622 registered voters, the more than 8,000 registered with minority parties or as independents may cast a ballot in the race, said Jean Byers, deputy chief clerk for the county.
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By HEATHER KEELS | September 14, 2010
Experienced candidates seemed to come out on top in the Washington County Commissioners primary Tuesday, with both incumbent candidates, a former Williamsport councilman, a former school system administrator and a school board member among the apparent top GOP vote-getters. The four Republicans with the most votes were John F. Barr, Terry Baker, Jeff Cline and Bill McKinley, according to complete but unofficial results. Ruth Anne Callaham appeared to take the fifth spot with 4,899 votes, but Robin Lynne Wivell was not far behind with 4,632.
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By DON AINES | November 1, 1999
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - More than 120 county, borough, township and school board offices are listed on the ballots in today's election in Franklin County, but voters won't have that many choices to make as many candidates are unopposed and some offices have no candidates. cont. from news page There are four candidates for three seats on the Board of County Commissioners, according to County Election Board records. Incumbent Republicans G. Warren Elliott, Bob Thomas and Democrat Cheryl S. Plummer are running for re-election with Bruce W. Hockersmith, a Democrat, seeking to unseat one of them.
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By HEATHER KEELS | August 4, 2010
From fighting for a better school environment to protecting children from adult magazines, Washington County Commissioners candidate Robin Lynne Wivell said she takes action for what she believes is right. "When my children entered the school system here in Boonsboro, I just started becoming homeroom mom, getting totally involved in the school, and then, all of a sudden, almost running the school at one point," Wivell said. "... I take charge, and if I see a deficit, I try to fix it. " Wivell, 45, is married to current County Commissioner William J. Wivell, who is running for state delegate.
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January 25, 2001
9th District Democrats choose Conklin By STACEY DANZUSO / Staff Writer, Chambersburg HUNTINGDON, Pa. - The Democratic parties in the 9th Congressional District have picked a Centre County man as their candidate to run for the seat U.S. Rep. Bud Shuster will vacate next week. The committees chose Scott Conklin, a Centre County commissioner who has twice run for the state legislature and lost by a narrow margin. The selection will not be official until the state Democratic Committee approves it, probably next month, said Shannon Bilger, chairman of the Mifflin County Democratic Committee.
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by GREGORY T. SIMMONS | May 16, 2005
gregs@herald-mail.com Voters will cast their picks for the City of Hagerstown's political leaders in Tuesday's general election, which will determine the mayor and five council members for the next four years. This year's election pits Bill Breichner, the Democratic incumbent mayor, against Republican newcomer Dick Trump and write-in candidate Bob Bruchey, the Republican Breichner defeated by 68 votes four years ago, and who lost to Trump in the March primary by 51 votes.
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by ANDREW SCHOTZ | October 27, 2005
WASHINGTON COUNTY andrews@herald-mail.com Local Republicans on Wednesday praised Lt. Gov. Michael Steele as a conservative of strong values and broad appeal, one day after he confirmed a long-standing rumor: He's running for the U.S. Senate. Steele, a Prince George's County Republican, formally announced Tuesday his intent to win the Senate seat now held by Democrat Paul Sarbanes. Nearing the end of his fifth six-year term, Sarbanes is not running again. Maryland's other senator, Barbara A. Mikulski, also is a Democrat.
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by GREGORY T. SIMMONS | May 17, 2005
gregs@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN - Voters will cast ballots for the City of Hagerstown's political leaders in today's general election, which will determine the mayor and five council members for the next four years. This year's election pits William M. Breichner, the Democratic incumbent mayor, against Republican newcomer Richard F. Trump and write-in candidate Robert E. Bruchey II, the Republican whom Breichner defeated by 68 votes four years ago, and who lost to Trump in the March primary by 51 votes.
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