Monday, October 8, 2012
The incumbent is the majority leader in the Pennsylvania House.
Monday, October 8, 2012
Name: Mike Turzai Age: 53 Place of residence: Bradford Woods, PA Attended college: Yes College: University of Notre Dame Degree: B.A. Year of graduation: 1981 University: Duke University Degree: J.D. Year of graduation: 1987 Job titles held: Attorney Employers: Houston Harbaugh law firm and Allegheny County District Attorney's Office Party affiliation: Republican Running for: State office Running for position: Representative District: 28th Legislative District Incumbent: Yes First elected: 2001 Previous elective offices: Vice president of Bradford Woods Borough Council Unsuccessful bids for elective offices: To represent Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district in 1998 Website: http://repturzai.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/…
Sunday, October 7, 2012
Here's a look at the candidates and issues most important to Pine-Richland voters in 2012.
As we look ahead to Tuesday’s elections, Pine-Richland Patch is devoted to bringing you the information you need about every race in town. Here are the people and issues you will find on your ballot. President Barack Obama vs. former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney History Pennsylvania has delivered its 20 electoral votes to the Democratic nominee for president in the last five elections. If current polls hold steady, Obama will make it six in a row in November. The president has not taken Pennsylvania’s support for granted and has made several trips to Western Pennsylvania in the past several years, even going as far as choosing Pittsburgh to host the G-20 summit in the fall of 2009. In his October 2011 visit, the president lobbied for …
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Patch presents video highlights from a Meet the Candidates event so voters can hear directly from Democratic candidate Dr. Sharon Brown, Republican candidate Rep. Randy Vulakovich and write-in candidate Don Bindas.
Tuesday is Election Day for the citizens of the 40th senatorial district, which was formerly represented by Jane Orie. Two names are on the ballot to serve out Orie’s term through 2014: Republican Randy Vulakovich and Democrat Dr. Sharon Brown. Last week businessman Don Bindas announced he is running as a write-in candidate. All three spoke Tuesday night at a Meet the Candidates event hosted by the Chamber of Commerce in Wexford. Each candidate gave a statement, then answered an assortment of questions from about 60 people in the audience. In case you missed it, Patch was there. Click here for our story and video. Also, here are video highlights from each prospective senator's responses to residents’ questions. Simply click on them in the …