Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Supervisor Mike Gallagher, Supervisor candidate Kyle Davis, tax collector Tammy Sutton, auditor candidate Dick Weaver and School Board Candidate Kyle McKessy are the endorsed Republican candidates.
Republicans in Newtown Township have endorsed a slate of candidates for local office that they say will continue bringing “fiscally conservative, good government to Newtown.” Supervisor Mike Gallagher, Supervisor candidate Kyle Davis, tax collector Tammy Sutton, auditor candidate Dick Weaver and School Board Candidate Kyle McKessy were endorsed by the local Republican committee. “This is the team voters can trust to continue bringing fiscally conservative, good government to Newtown,” Republican committee member Mick Petrucci said. Gallagher, who is the current Board of Supervisors Chairman, said he and his running mate will “protect Newtown taxpayers and our unique quality of life by bringing our financial experience, our passion and …
Friday, February 15, 2013
Borough Republicans will hold a screening event Feb. 24 to interview candidates interested in running for local office.
Are you a Newtown Borough Republican interested in running for local office? Then mark your calendar for Sunday, Feb. 24, when there will be a screening for Republican candidates beginning at 4 p.m. at the Half Moon Inn. Candidates are needed for the following local offices: For more information, contact John Duggan at 215-783-6318 or John_duggan@usaemi.com.
Monday, February 11, 2013
The local Republican Committee has endorsed incumbent Mike Gallagher and Kyle Davis for the two open seats on the Newtown Township Board of Supervisors.
The Newtown Township Republican Committee has endorsed a slate of candidates for the 2013 election. The local Republican Committee has endorsed incumbent Mike Gallagher and Kyle Davis for the two open seats on the Newtown Township Board of Supervisors. Davis is a software engineer who currently serves on the township Technology Committee. He is the vice chairman of Greater Newtown Republican Club. Rob Ciervo, whose term is up at the end of 2013, is not running for reelection. For tax collector, incumbent Tammy Sutton has been endorsed. Auditor Dick Weaver, the incumbent, also received an endorsement. For Council Rock School Board, Kyle McKessy has been endorsed. She is an incumbent and the current vice president of the school board. For …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
A screening meeting for potential candidates will be held Feb. 10 at the Temperance House.
The Newtown Township Republican Committee will screen potential candidates seeking to run for office during a meeting Sunday, Feb. 10. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Temperance House. The following positions are open for election: Two seats for township supervisor One seat for tax collector One seat for auditor One seat for Council Rock School Board Anyone interested in the open positions should contact Mick Petrucci at email@example.com or 267-987-6589.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
A large sign in Wrightstown supporting Republican Mitt Romney for president was spray painted sometime overnight.
You could say it's a sign of the times. With a presidential election less than two weeks away, you can expect supporters to feel a sense of urgency for their candidate -- or against the other party's candidate. But it seems someone took it too far in Wrightstown. A large sign supporting Mitt Romney for president, placed at the five-point intersection by the Shell and BP gas stations, was vandalized with spray paint at some point overnight. The orange spray paint defacing the sign reads "47%" -- a reference to the Republican candidate's comments at a May fundraiser.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
The proposed redistricting maps approved in December were deemed 'contrary to law' in a tight vote by the high court.
According to The Associated Press, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court determined in a 4-3 vote that the redistricting maps proposed by the GOP and approved by the legislature in December are "contrary to law" and need to be redrawn. "The Republicans have proposed a map far more partisan and gerrymandered than anyone would have guessed," Jim Burn, Pennsylvania Democratic Chairman, said of the map in December. "We knew that the Republicans would use their control of the process to draw a map that benefited Republicans, but we did not expect them to abuse their power to this degree, all while shutting out the public." The Supreme Court decision means that Pennsylvania's current district lines remain intact while the redistricting plan is sent …