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The Primary Election is on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. The Bucks County Herald, in partnership with the League of Women Voters of Bucks County, published the Complete Bucks County Voters Guide. The guide provides nonpartisan candidate information and it educates and informs the community on the important information they need to know as they prepare for Election Day.

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Election

2021 Primary Election Results

Candidates for local positions numbered 1,848 in the May 18 Primary Election. For complete results go to …

Ross McLennan questions school board operation

Ross McLennan of Hilltown is a candidate for Pennridge School Board. McLennan is concerned with the pace of an appointment to fill a vacancy on the board. “As a candidate for Pennridge …

Julia Justine is candidate for mayor of Riegelsville

Julia Justine is a candidate for mayor of Riegelsville, running as a Republican. She is a registered nurse working at St. Luke’s University Health Network Sacred Heart Campus. Her …

League of Women Voters readies for May 18 Primary

Bucks County candidates running on the May 18 ballot for municipal offices, including school director positions, will be contacted by the League of Women Voters of Bucks County.

Tinicum group supports Thomas-Smith for judge

In the May 18 primary election, Democratic voters will have the opportunity to choose a candidate to run on the November ballot for judge of the Court of Common Pleas. It is the court that hears …

CPA enters race for District Judge in Newtown

Mark Zinman CPA has announced his candidacy for judge of the Magisterial District Court 07-2-07, which covers the Borough of Newtown as well as the townships of Newtown, Upper Makefield and …

Perkasie councilman, Scott Bomboy, to run as independent

Perkasie Borough Ward 3 Councilman Scott Bomboy will run for reelection this year as an independent, nonaffiliated candidate. “In 2018, I dropped my party affiliation for several …

Block announces reelection campaign for Council Rock School Board

Andy Block, two-term incumbent of the Council Rock School Board, announced his reelection campaign and candidacy to represent Region 8 (Upper Makefield Districts 1-4) on the board. Block was …

School administration leader throws hat in ring for Council Rock

Roy Rakszawski has announced his candidacy for election to the Council Rock Board of School Directors, Region 6, which includes voting districts 4, 8, 13, and 18. Both Republicans and Democrats can …

Longtime resident running for Council Rock School Board

Paula Barson, a speech-language pathologist and longtime parent, volunteer, committee member and advocate in the Council Rock School District, has announced her candidacy for Council Rock school …

Bucks Democrats introduce endorsed candidates

Bucks County Democratic Committee Chairman John Cordisco issued the following statement on the party’s endorsements for local positions. “Earlier this month, the Bucks County …

Jeff Bartos puts hat in the ring for U.S. Senate

Jeff Bartos, small business owner and co-founder of the Pennsylvania 30 Day Fund, has announced his candidacy for the United States Senate. “During the Trump administration, millions of …

Noni West vies for Doylestown mayor position

Noni West, vice president of Doylestown Borough Council since 2017, has announced that she is running for mayor. West has been a member of Doylestown Borough Council for 12 years. She is employed …

Kristin Schrader Marcell bids for Council Rock School Board reelection

Wrightstown resident and Council Rock alumna Kristin Schrader Marcell, has announced her reelection campaign and candidacy for the Council Rock School Board to represent Region 9 (Wrightstown and …

Pennsbury School Board candidates join the race

The Falls Township and Lower Makefield/Yardley Democratic Committees have announced their candidates for the Pennsbury School Board in this year’s May 18 Primary Election.Local elected …

Stephen A. Corr vies for judicial post

Stephen A. Corr has announced his candidacy for judge on the Court of Common Pleas of Bucks County. A partner at Begley, Carlin & Mandio in Langhorne, Corr is a lifelong Republican who intends …

Magisterial District Judge Petrucci will seek reelection

Magisterial District Judge Michael W. “Mick” Petrucci will seek reelection to the bench one day after the fifth anniversary of his original swearing-in. Petrucci is serving in his first …

Attorney Dianne Magee running for Bucks judgeship

Attorney Dianne C. Magee has announced her candidacy for the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas. Magee has more than 36 years of professional and community service in Bucks County. A graduate …

John Burke announces bid for Newtown Borough mayor

Constable and former Borough Councilman John S. Burke, 52, has announced his candidacy for mayor of Newtown Borough in the upcoming municipal elections. “My wife and I are so fortunate to …

Democrat Harold Hayes is running for 18th District seat

Maybe the second time will be the charm for Harold Hayes. The Democratic candidate for the state House of Representatives’ 18th District lost a special election in March to Republican K.C. …

Page through the League of Women Voters 2020 Voters Guide

Be informed. Get out the vote.Page through the League of Women Voters 2020 Voters Guide here.

After winning 18th District special election, “K.C.” Tomlinson running for full term

K.C. Tomlinson is keen for a two-year term. In March, the Republican defeated Democrat Harold Hayes in a special election for the seat in the state House of Representatives that represents …

Marlene Katz is challenging incumbent in 29th District

Marlene Katz, a Democrat running against Republican Meghan Schroder in Pennsylvania’s 29th District, says she’ll take climate change seriously, support the Affordable Care Act and further state …

Incumbent Meghan Schroeder seeks second term in 29th District Republican supports reasonable efforts to safely restart economy

Meghan Schroeder is seeking a second term as representative for the 29th District. A Republican, Schroeder serves on a number of legislative committees, including aging and adult services, children …

Perry Warren moved from Newtown Borough Council to state House

Perry Warren, incumbent candidate for the 31st Legislative District, did not respond to a request for an interview. Following are excerpts from his website. Warren is a Democrat running for …

Charles Adcock promises to focus on community issues

Charles Adcock did not respond to a request for an interview. Following are excerpts from his website. Adcock will appear on the ballot Nov. 3 in his bid for the state house seat in …

John Galloway has represented the 140th District since 2007

Unknowns and uncertainty has been a universal hallmark of 2020. From government ordered business shutdowns to a nationwide call for law enforcement reform, unemployment compensation, rental …

Jeanine McGee is pro-life and pro-Trump

Jeanine McGee did not respond to a request for an interview. According to her website, “I am honored to be the Republican nominee for state representative of the 140th District, serving most of …

Kelly Bellerby-Allen believes that too many businesses have closed

As a longtime owner of a beauty salon, Kelly Bellerby-Allen believes the forced closings of businesses due to the pandemic could have been handled differently. “We were closed for three months. …

Tina Davis advocates for school funding economic growth

State Rep. Tina Davis, Democrat for the 141st District, did not respond to a request for an interview. However, on her website votetinadavis.com, she advocates for better funding for schools, …

Lauren Lareaus priorities are health care and education

Lauren Lareau knows firsthand about how hard small businesses have been hit as a result of the safety precautions taken due to COVID-19. Her tutoring company went under as a result of the …

Six-term incumbent Frank Farry wants strong teacher evaluation system

State Rep. Frank Farry (R-142), did not respond to attempts to contact him regarding issues in the upcoming election. However, his website (frankfarry.com) reports that the six-term incumbent is a …

Wendy Ullman seeks reelection to 143rd District seat

In responses to a questionnaire from the Bucks County Herald, Pennsylvania State Rep. Wendy Ullman (D-143) shared her thoughts on some of the major concerns facing the state. During the pandemic …

Shelby Labs supports local control for school districts

Shelby Labs, a Republican running against Wendy Ullman in Pennsylvania’s 143rd District, said she fully supports local control over the playing of school sports. “I believe that local school …

Gary Spillane says health care is a right, climate change is real

The way Gary Spillane sees it, health care is a right. And, if the Warrington resident is elected to represent the Bucks County-based 144th District in the commonwealth’s House of …

Todd Polinchock, a Navy veteran and Realtor, has his eye on local issues

U.S. Navy combat veteran Todd Polinchock is looking to make it two in a row. The Republican won his first seat in state office in the 2018 election, earning a two-year term representing the 144th …

Robyn Colajezzi supports additional unemployment compensation

From COVID-19 to school sports, small business relief, Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, housing security and climate change, the top issues facing Bucks County voters mirror concerns across the …

Craig Staats considers Pandemic closures are lasting too long

On Nov. 3, Americans will elect more than the next president of the United States. Pennsylvania voters will choose local representatives to state offices who will directly impact their daily lives. …

Ann Marie Mitchell sees keeping communities safe as priority

Democrat Ann Marie Mitchell of Northampton is running for the state House of Representatives from Pennsylvania’s 178th district which covers New Hope, Solebury, Northampton, Upper Makefield and …

Wendi Thomas sees lack of transparency in business closures

Republican Wendi Thomas, a 26-year resident of Richboro, is running for a second two-year term in the state House of Representatives from the 178th District. Before her nine-year tenure on the …
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