Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Tim Hester secures both the Republican and Democratic nominations.
Seneca Valley School Board candidate Tim Hester is moving on to the general election in November. Hester, who cross-filed in the race, won the both the Republican and Democratic nominations over fellow Cranberry resident Judi Rexford in Tuesday’s primary election. Because he won on both tickets, Hester—barring a write-in vote campaign—should be victorious in the fall’s general election. In the only contested race for Seneca Valley School Board, Hester and Rexford were both vying for the Cranberry Township East III and West V, Region 5 seat that’s being vacated by Eric Gordon. Gordon, who was running for Cranberry Township’s Board of Supervisors, lost the Republican nomination Tuesday to candidate Bruce Hezlep. With nine out of nine …
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Cranberry Township Board of Supervisors ( term) Republican (Vote for 1) Candidate Votes Percentage Bruce Hezlep 712 60.4 Eric Gordon 463 39.3 Cranberry Township Board of Supervisors ( Cranberry Township East III and West V, Region 5) Democratic (Vote for 1) Candidate Votes Percentage Michael Warrington 314 86 Write-in 51 13.9 Seneca Valley School Board (Cranberry Township East III and West V, Region 5) Republican (Vote for 1) Candidate Votes Percentage Tim Hester 146 58.4 Judi Rexford 103 41.2 Seneca Valley School Board Democrat ( term) (Vote for 2) Candidate Votes Percentage Tim Hester 61 58.1 Judi Rexford 44 41.9
Republican Bruce Hezlep will face Democrat Michael Warrington in the fall.
Bruce Hezlep is moving on in the race for Cranberry Township’s Board of Supervisors. “I’m absolutely humbled the voters have place their confidence in me,” Hezlep said Tuesday night. The president of the Cranberry Township Volunteer Fire Company, Hezlep defeated Eric Gordon, a Seneca Valley School Board member, for the Republican nomination in Tuesday’s primary election. Hezlep will face off against Michael Warrington, the only Democratic contender, in the fall general election. With nine out of nine Cranberry voting precincts reporting, results from the Election Bureau show Hezlep took 60.4 percent of the votes. Gordon took 39.3 percent of the votes. All results are unofficial until the Butler County Bureau of Elections certifies them. …
There was a light crowd for the non-presidential election year.
There were no lines Tuesday as Cranberry voters turned out in low numbers for the 2013 primary election. With this being a non-presidential election year (when many residents turn out to vote), it was slow going at Cranberry’s polls—although Earl Grubbs said it should be just the opposite. The Judge of Elections at the Cranberry East I polling location at the Cranberry fire station on Route 19, Grubbs pointed out this year’s election puts into office the people whose decision affect residents most—including township officials and school board members. These candidates often determine tax rates, draft new ordinances and review the businesses that enter the community. “It’s sad that people don’t seem to realize that,” Grubbs said. Locally, …
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
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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 …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The signal is located in front of the Sheetz now under construction at the intersection.
After close to a year in the making, the new traffic signal at the intersection of Route 19 and Ehrman Road is set to go live later this week. Jason Kratsas, Cranberry’s director of engineering, said PennDOT is expected to put the signal into flash mode on Thursday, May 16. Kratsas said the signal would flash in yellow for motorists on Route 19. For those traveling along Ehrman Road, the signal will flash red. “It’s just a warning cycle to show people that a new signal is coming in,” he said. The signal should be fully operational by Wednesday, May 22. The addition of the signal caps off months of planning and construction for the traffic poles, including several delays. The traffic signal in Cranberry is one of the first to be tested …