Editor Josh Popichak firstname.lastname@example.org
Eleven people have filed petitions as school board candidates for the May primary election in the Saucon Valley School District. There are four open school board seats.
Two incumbents and one political newcomer have filed petitions to appear on the May primary ballot in Lower Saucon Township. All three are running as Republicans.
Six candidates have filed petitions to appear as Hellertown Borough Council candidates on the May primary ballot. One Republican and five Democrats are vying for four open seats.
If only Saucon Valley voters had been the deciders, Republican Mitt Romney would have won the presidential election. Although Barack Obama received more votes in Hellertown, Lower Saucon Township went heavily for his opponent.
Republican Bryan Eichfeld won a seat on the Saucon Valley School Board Nov. 8, capturing about 300 more votes than Democrat Jeanne Reilly. A referendum to continue funding open space preservation in Lower Saucon Township was also approved.
Saucon Valley voters went to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots for school board members, council members and to vote on an important Northampton County referendum related to Gracedale.
Democrats Priscilla deLeon (I) and David Willard, and Republican Thomas Maxfield (I) are the candidates for three open seats on Lower Saucon Township Council. A fourth candidate, incumbent Republican Sandra Yerger, is no longer on the ballot.
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