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Candidates for councils, school boards fill primary ballot in South Hills

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It’s election season and residents across the South Hills on May 21 will make some key decisions on who they want to represent them on local councils and school boards.

The municipal primary will narrow down the field, as voters decide who they want to represent their party in the November election.

Here’s a look at who will appear on the ballot in races across the area, according to an unofficial list from the Allegheny County Department of Elections as of April 18.

Baldwin Borough

Four candidates will appear on the Democratic ballot for Baldwin Borough council, seeking a party nomination for one of three, four-year seats. Candidates on the Democratic ballot include James Beheres, Denise Maiden, Erin M. Brown and Patty Boyer.

Rebecca A. Conley is the only candidate seeking the Republican nomination for one of the three open four-year seats on borough council.

Baldwin Township

John N. Allen is the lone name on the Republican ballot in Baldwin Township seeking the party nomination for one of three, four-year seats on the board of commissioners. No one is seeking the Democratic party nomination for the seat.

Brentwood

Four candidates will appear on the Democratic ballot for Brentwood council, seeking a party nomination for one of three, four-year seats. Candidates on the Democratic ballot include Mark W. Wroblewski, Pat Carnevale, Richard Schubert and Harold M. Smith Jr. No one is seeking the Republican party nomination for the open seats.

Jefferson Hills

Four candidates will appear on the Democratic ballot for Jefferson Hills council, seeking a party nomination for one of three, four-year seats. They include Nicole Ruscitto, Karen Bucy, William Potts and Keith Reynolds.

On the Republican ballot, four candidates are seeking the party nomination for one of the three, four-year seats on council. They include James D. Klingsley, Michael Lewis, Joseph Leo Lynch and Melissa Girman-Steffey.

Pleasant Hills

Two candidates will appear on the Democratic ballot for Pleasant Hills council, seeking a party nomination for one of three, four-year terms. They include Justin Horvat and Daniel Soltesz.

On the Republican ballot, two candidates are seeking the party nomination for one of the three four-year seats on council. They are Gregory P. Smith and Andy Codelka.

One Republican and one Democrat will seek their party nominations respectively for one open two-year seat on borough council.

On the Democratic ballot Matthew C. Miceli is seeking a party nomination for the two-year term and on the Republican ballot Eileen Solinas is seeking her party’s nomination.

Whitehall

Two Democrats will appear on the Democratic ballot for Whitehall council, seeking a party nomination for one of three, four-year terms. They are Glenn P. Nagy and Philip J. Lahr.

On the Republican ballot, three candidates are seeking a party nomination for one of the three, four-year terms. They are Harold A. Plusa, Chris A. Mooney and Robert McKown.

Baldwin-Whitehall School District

Eleven candidates will appear on the Democratic ballot for Baldwin-Whitehall School Board, based on the unofficial April 18 candidate list from the Allegheny County Department of Elections. They are seeking a party nomination for one of five, four-year terms on the board.

Nine of those candidates are cross-filed and will also appear on the Republican ballot.

Candidates who are cross-filed and will appear on both party ballots include Peter D. Giglione, Andrea Casciato Hulsman, Janice Tarson, Kathleen Cusick Fenlock, Anthony DiCesaro, Daniel Knezevich, Jennifer Rosing Cochran, Stacy Lynn Bradley and Danielle Rebecca Hillgartner. Robert Achtzehn and Mike J. Sharp will only appear on the Democratic ballot.

Brentwood Borough School District

Five candidates are cross-filed and will appear on both the Democratic and Republican ballots for Brentwood Borough School Board, seeking one of five open, four-year terms.

They are Robert F. Kircher Jr., Richard H. Briner, Amy L. Hayden, Roger E. Gaughan and David P. Schaap.

West Jefferson Hills School Board

Five candidates are cross-filed and will appear on both the Democratic and Republican ballots for West Jefferson Hills School Board, seeking one of five open, four year terms.

They are Brian Fernandes, David Dominick, Denise Kahler, Suzanne Downer and Jill Achtzehn Bertini.

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