Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Keep checking back with Patch for coverage and election results.
The May primary election is today. Do you know who your candidates are? Your vote will determine who advances to the general election held in the fall. While it’s not a presidential election year—when voters are most likely to turn out—there are plenty of reasons to exercise your right to vote. Local elections are of particular importance. These candidates are the people who will represent you when it comes to determining tax rates, drafting new ordinances and reviewing the businesses that enter the community. Locally, three residents are running for Cranberry Township’s Board of Supervisors for the seat being vacated by Supervisor Dave Root. Cranberry Township Volunteer Fire Company President Bruce Hezlep and Seneca Valley School Board …
Get polling locations for Cranberry, Zelienople, Harmony, Evans City and Seven Fields.
If you're not sure where to go to vote for Tuesday's primary election, Cranberry Patch is here to help. Below is the list of polling locations for Cranberry, Zelienople, Harmony, Evans City and Seven Fields. For a district map of Cranberry voting sites, click here. The polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Please note, voting for Cranberry Township West III, normally held in the Christ Bible Church at 2721 Rochester Road, will be temporarily moved to the Cranberry Municipal Center gymnasium. It will return to Christ Bible Church for the fall election. The move was required to avoid a prior commitment the church had scheduled on the same day as the primary election, according to the township. Don’t forget to keep checking back with …
Monday, May 20, 2013
Find out where to vote, how the Voter ID Law affects you and what to do if you're voting for the first time or at a new polling place.
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Friday, May 17, 2013
A Seneca Valley school board member, Gordon is seeking the Republican nomination in the May 21 primary election.
The spring primary is Tuesday, May 21. Do you know who you’re voting for? In an effort to help readers get to know those running for Cranberry Township’s Board of Supervisors, Patch is running a series of candidate profiles. Up next is Seneca Valley School Board member Eric Gordon, who is one of two candidates seeking the Republican nomination for the seat being vacated by Supervisor Dave Root. The other Republican candidate is Bruce Hezlep, President of the Cranberry Township Volunteer Fire Company. The winner of the May primary will face the Democratic contender in the fall general election. Related experience: I have been responsibly managing taxpayer resources since 1999. I coordinated nuclear personnel and maintenance resources during…
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The president of Cranberry Township Volunteer Fire Company, Hezlep is seeking the Republican nomination in the May 21 primary election.
Wednesday, May 15
The spring primary is May 21. Do you know who you’re voting for? In an effort to help readers get to know those running for Cranberry Township’s Board of Supervisors, Patch is running a series of candidate profiles. Up first is Bruce Hezlep, who is one of two candidates seeking the Republican nomination for the seat being vacated by Supervisor Dave Root. The other Republican candidate is Seneca Valley School Board Member Eric Gordon. The winner of the May primary will face the Democratic contender in the fall general election. Name: Bruce Hezlep Related Experience: I have twenty four years of business experience, including 10 years of hands-on accounting experience, with two years as a controller for a publicly held company, six years of …
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Seneca Valley School Board Member Eric Gordon blogs a response to a commenter and explains why he is running for Cranberry Township's Board of Supervisors.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
If you're new, if you've moved, if you've changed names or parties, you must register.
Pennsylvania residents who wish to vote in the upcoming May 21 primary elections must be registered by Monday, April 22. Registered voters who have moved or changed their names or party affiliations must also notify their counties' elections divisions of their changes by April 22. An individual must be registered in a political party in order to vote in that party's primary. In order to qualify to vote in Pennsylvania, one must be a U.S. citizen at least one month prior to the primary, a resident of the state and his or her election district at least 30 days prior to the primary, and 18 years of age on or before the day of the primary. Individuals needing to register in Butler County may apply in person between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4…
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The board’s only Democrat, Root was first elected in 2008.
After more than five years on Cranberry’s Board of Supervisors, Carnegie Mellon University professor Dave Root said he would not seek re-election in 2013. Root, currently on the only Democrat on the board, said he reached the decision after much prayer, along with discussions with family, friends and supporters. “I appreciate all those who have urged me to run again, committing their time and money, but this is the right choice at this time,” he said in a statement. “I believe we are all called to serve, so when my term expires at the end of the year I will be pursuing other opportunities. Root, who was first elected to council in 2008, said he appreciated all the hard work he has seen by the townships staff in supporting the community …
Michael Warrington says he wants to focus on road infrastructure and quality of life in the township.
Another candidate has thrown his name into the ring to run for Cranberry Township’s Board of Supervisors when Dave Root’s term expires in 2013. Longtime resident Michael Warrington said he plans to seek the Democratic nomination in the May primary election, Root, a Democratic, recently announced he would not seek re-election after four years on the board. A resident of the Pinehurst neighborhood, Warrington has been married to his wife, Rachel, for 12 years. For the last five years, he was worked for the Eat n’ Park Hospitality Group. He currently is a manager at an Eat n’ Park restaurant. Warrington said he decided to run for local government because he wanted to get involved in the governing of the community. His platform will include …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Bruce Hezlep says the time was right to take his volunteerism to the next step.
Another Republican candidate has announced his intention to run for Cranberry’s Board of Supervisors when Dave Root’s term expires at the end of the year. Bruce Hezlep, president of the Cranberry Township Volunteer Fire Company, and a longtime township resident, said that after thinking about it for years, the time was right to take his volunteerism to the next level. “I have really been involved in the community for about 10 years volunteering," he said. "I’m looking to continue to contribute to the community in a different fashion." Hezlep is the second person to announce his intention to run on the GOP ticket in the May primary election. Seneca Valley School Board member Eric Gordon last week also said he would seek the Republican …