It was a rewarding election night for the incumbents and one challenger each on the Democratic and Republican ballots in the crowded race for Fayette County commissioner.
A newcomer in the race to be the Fayette County Clerk of Courts has upset the incumbent in the primary and is expected to face off with a Republican opponent in the general election.
Fayette County Magisterial District Judge Richard Kasunic II secured both the Democrat and Republic nominations for his office on Tuesday, paving his way for another six-year term.
While local election bureau directors didn’t expect an exceedingly high turnout for Tuesday’s primary, local judges of elections said the nice weather led to a steady stream of traffic at the polls.
Incumbent Perryopolis-area Magisterial District Judge Richard Kasunic II was the top vote getter on both the Democrat and Republican tickets, meaning he’s virtually assured another six-year term come November.
Democrat Timothy C. Dye secured the party nomination for Fayette County’s clerk of court’s office, besting longtime incumbent Janice Snyder.
There will be a race in the fall to see who takes over a vacant magisterial district judge’s office in the Monessen area of Westmoreland County.
Three candidates are vying for the Republican and Democratic nominations in the May 21 primary for magisterial district judge seat covering Monessen, North Belle Vernon and a portion of Rostraver Township.
The following is a list of the contested Fayette County races in the May 21 primary election. The Herald-Standard will post election results on www.heraldstandard.com this evening, and print full results of the county's contested races in Thursday's edition.
Three Democratic candidates for Fayette County commissioner are vying for two open slots in the May 21 primary election and weighed in on several issues for the Herald-Standard.
There are five candidates running for two open slots on the Republican ballot for Fayette County commissioner in the May 21 primary, consisting of one incumbent and four challengers.
After what’s been a turbulent year for Monessen city council, five Democratic candidates – two incumbents and three newcomers – will face off for two council seats on Tuesday.
Scott Hileman has announced his candidacy in the May 21 Primary Election for supervisor in Washington Township, Fayette County where he has been a roads/public works employee for 35 years.
Richard A. Kasunic II of Dunbar Township has announced his candidacy for re-election as magisterial judge for the jurisdiction covering 15 municipalities in Fayette County.