Potter County Voters Contribute To Republican Sweep

Potter County Today

electionresultsVoter turnout was just under 50 percent in Potter County and those who did cast ballots gave a boost to the successful candidates, all Republicans. With all 33 voting precincts in Potter County reporting their unofficial results to the Board of Elections, tally was as follows:

U.S. Senator — Pat Toomey (Republican) 4,020; Joe Sestak (Democrat) 1,401.

Governor and Lieutenant Governor –  Tom Corbett/Jim Cawley (Republicans) 4,158;  Dan Onorato/H. Scott Conklin (Democrats), 1,285.

Representative in Congress from the 5th District — Glenn Thompson (Republican) 4,259; Michael Pipe (Democrat) 1,035; Vernon L. Etzel (Libertarian) 140.

Final unofficial statewide results showed Corbett/Cawley with 54.5% and Onorato/Conklin with 45.5%; Toomey with 51% and Sestak with 49%.

Congressman Thompson won a second two-year term. Unofficial 5th District results were 68.6% for Thompson, 28.3% for Pipe and 3.1 percent for Etzel.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Well, at least their are 140 freedom loving sane people in the county.

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