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Bradford Woods Council president knocked out of election in primary

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By North Journal
Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 2:45 p.m.

Incumbents David A. Baldonieri and Roy A. Wiegand and challengers Charles Coltharp and Victoria Laird-Pongrace have secured Republican nominations for seats on the Bradford Woods Council, according to unofficial results from the May 21 primary election.

Incumbent Patricia M. Mirth, who now is council president, did not get a nomination.

The four Republican nominees will face Democrat Alisha Hipwell, who was unopposed in the primary, in the Nov. 5 general election.

There were no other contested municipal-government races in primaries in Bradford Woods, Franklin Park, Marshall Township of McCandless.

Here are the unofficial vote tallies for the Bradford Woods Council primary:


Four seats available

• Alisha Hipwell — 54

• Write-in — 1


Four seats available

• Barbara Ann Heintz — 57

• Victoria Laird-Pongrace — 111

• Patricia M. Mirth — 49

• Charles Coltharp — 116

• Roy A. Wiegand — 111

• David A. Baldonieri — 106

• Write-in — 3

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