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7 of 9 Norwin School Board candidates headed to the November general election

Joe Napsha
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A Norwin School District bus travels along McMahon Drive in North Huntingdon.

Editor’s note: This story has been updated since it first appeared to correct errors regarding which candidates received nominations for the November general election.

Norwin School District voters will choose from seven candidates who will battle for five seats on the school board in the November general election.

Challenger Patrick Lynn, a North Huntingdon Democrat, led all candidates on the Republican and Democratic ballots, according to the unofficial results from the May 21 primary. Lynn received 13% of the vote on the Republican ballot and 16% on the Democratic ticket.

Joining Lynn in winning both Democratic and Republican nominations for the November ballot will be Darlene Ciocca and Joanna Jordan.

Republican Ciocca, 63, of North Huntingdon got 11.8% of the Republican vote and 11.7% of the Democrat vote.

Jordan, 71, an Irwin Republican, got 11.55% of the Republican vote and 11.12% of Democratic votes.

William Essay, 58, a former North Huntingdon commissioner and registered Democrat, who was appointed to the school board in January by Westmoreland County judges, got a Republican nomination, receiving 11.67% of the votes. The other Republican nominee is Bob Wayman, 66, of North Huntingdon, who got 11.6% of the votes.

Getting Democratic nods were Kimberly McCann Piekut, 51, a North Huntingdon Democrat, with 13.14% of the votes, and Tracy Czajkowski, 50, a North Huntingdon Republican seeking her second term, with 11.11% of the votes.

Not getting nominations were Keith Genicola of North Huntingdon and Bob Eagleson of North Huntingdon.

Joe Napsha is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Joe at 724-836-5252, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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