Newcomers, incumbent win Pleasant Hills council seats
A mix of newcomers and incumbents alike prevailed in a race for Pleasant Hills council that saw two incumbents lose their bids for reelection, according to unofficial results.
In the race for three open four-year seats, newcomer Andy Codelka, who appeared on both the Democratic and Republican ballots, was the top vote-getter with nearly 32% of the votes.
Newcomer Nicole Marie Leckenby, a Democrat who was nominated by the Pleasant Hills Democratic committee to appear on the ballot after council President Dan Soltesz withdrew from the race, came in second with 23% of the votes.
Incumbent Gregory Smith, a Republican, rounded out the winners with 22% of the vote.
They beat out incumbent Justin Horvat, a Democrat, who had 22% of the vote, according to unofficial results.
In the race for one, two-year seat on borough council, newcomer Eileen Solinas, a Republican, bested incumbent Matthew Miceli, a Democrat, to secure the win.
Solinas received 54% of the vote, while Miceli received 46% of the vote.
All results are unofficial until certified by the Allegheny County Elections Division.