Unofficial election tallies posted

Wayne County's primary results

By OWEN WALSH
Posted 5/19/21

WAYNE COUNTY, PA — The Wayne County Bureau of Elections has posted the unofficial results of the May 18 primary election.

In the sheriff's race, acting sheriff Chris Rosler received 78.83 …

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Unofficial election tallies posted

Wayne County's primary results

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WAYNE COUNTY, PA — The Wayne County Bureau of Elections has posted the unofficial results of the May 18 primary election.

In the sheriff's race, acting sheriff Chris Rosler received 78.83 percent of the vote over challenger Joe King. Both candidates ran on the Republican ballot, there were no Democratic candidates.

All three  magisterial court justices were up for election this year.   Due to PA's election law, magistrate candidates can run on both the Republican and Democratic ballots. 

In  District 22-3-01, incumbent Bonnie Carney receieved a large share of the vote on both ballots over challenger John Langton. She received 72.63 percent from Democrats and 65.78 percent from Republicans.

In District 22-3-02,  challenger Kay Bates took leads over incumbent Linus Myers on both party ballots. Bates received 55.04 percent of the Democratic vote and 64.29 percent of the Republican vote.

In District 22-3-04, seven candidates ran to fill the vacancy left by retired magistrate Ronald Edwards. On the Democratic ballot, Kerin Podunajec receieved a pluarility with nearly 25 percent. On the Republican ballot, Jonathan Dunsinger took the lead with about 34 percent.

In the Republican race for Honesdale Borough Council, fives candidates were running for four open seats. Incumbent councilor Bob Jennings receievd 269 votes, councilor Jason Newbon receievd  291 votes, newcomer David Nilsen received 295, councilor Bill McAllister received 303 votes and newcomer Jim Hamill received 333 votes.

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