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Republicans sweep Murrysville council seats

Patrick Varine
| Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, 10:51 p.m.

Republican candidates made a clean sweep of Murrysville council seats in Tuesday's general election.

Toni Brockway, 61, led the way with nearly 24 percent of the vote; Loren Kase, 36, and Carl Stepanovich, 73, each captured just over 20 percent; and Dayne Dice, 29, has 19 percent;.

Ravi Balasubramaniam, 55, the sole Democrat on the ballot, had 15 percent of the vote.

This year's election comes on the heels of the current council finalizing and approving an ordinance regulating hydraulic fracture drilling this spring, the result of seven years of fine-tuning.

Just over 12,000 ballots were cast by Murrysville voters.

Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-850-2862, pvarine@tribweb.com or via Twitter @MurrysvilleStar.

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