Aleppo voters await write-in count; Wagner returns to Quaker Valley board
Next month, Marianne Wagner returns to the Quaker Valley school board.
Wagner, 71, last week was re-elected as the representative of Region III — which covers Aleppo Township, Edgeworth, Glenfield, Haysville, Glen Osborne, Sewickley Heights and Sewickley Hills.
She defeated Edgeworth resident Robb Bunde, 607-493, according to unofficial results from the Allegheny County Elections Division.
Wagner had said her main reason for running was finances.
Wagner and Bunde had agreed that the district provides a strong education to prepare students for their careers. In addition, Wagner highlighted the district's successes with Parkway West Career and Technology Center.
Aleppo totalscould change
More than 700 write-in votes were cast for Aleppo Township's three commissioners seats that could change the votes as totaled, according to unofficial results.
In addition to the 704 write-in votes, 374 votes were cast for MatthewDoebler, according to results.
Clayton Steup received 109, Edward Beaman recorded 107 and Linda Vescio received 100 votes, according to unofficial results.
Tallying those write-in votes should conclude next week, county spokeswoman Amie Downs said. The process, which began Friday, takes about 10 days.
“The board will start with provisional ballots, and then move to the machines and end with the write-ins,” she said.
“A write-in is unique in that once the winning candidate has been identified and notified, he or she must claim the office by filing the appropriate papers and forms that he or she would have had to file had they run for office through the typical election process,” she said, noting those candidates would not have to file petitions.
The results are unofficial until certified by the Elections Board, which will meet next month.
Bobby Cherry is an associate editor for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-324-1408 or email@example.com.
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