No Surprises in Marple and Newtown Municipal Races
Both Marple and Newtown municipal races were uncontested in Nov. 8th's election, leaving no surprises in this year's election.
The unofficial results of Tuesday's election provided no surprises for Marple and Newtown townships' municipal races.
Marple Township Board of Commissioners incumbents 7th Ward Commissioner Dan Leefson and 5th Ward Commissioner John Longacre were re-elected to their seats, while newcomers Joe Rufo for 1st Ward and Robert Fortebuono for 3rd ward will replace Trudy Riddell and Jim Balk, respectively, the only two democrats on the Board. Magisterial District Judge 32-1-24 Republican incumbent Robert D'Agostino was voted in for another six-year term.
Newtown Township Supervisor Ed Partridge ousted Supervisor Linda Houldin in the May primaries, in which the race for a six-year seat on the Board was left uncontested in Tuesday's election. John Nawn was appointed to replace the late Supervisor Bob Slawter's seat for a midterm, four-year term on the Board. Newtown Auditor Jack Pund was re-elected for another six-year term as township auditor. Magisterial District Judge 32-2-43 Republian incumbent Lee Hunter was voted in uncontested for another six-year term.
View the chart below to see the votes for each candidate.
Marple Township Board of Commissioners
Four, four-year term, total openings on the Marple Board of Commissioners.
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Newtown Township Board of Supervisors
One, six-year term, and one, midterm four-year term, total openings on the Newtown Board of Supervisors.