Pennsylvania – Check here for the full local results for Pennsylvania’s 2019 primary municipal elections.

Results have been calculated for Clearfield, Jefferson, and Elk Counties. Keep reading to find out who will be on the ballot in November.

Primary elections set the stage for the general election later, Nov. 5. You are only able to vote in primaries if you are registered as a Republican or a Democrat, and you are only be able to vote for who will represent your specific party on November’s ballot.

This is also a municipal election, meaning the majority of what you’ll see on the ballot are more local seats, such as county commissioners, district attorney, school board, mayor, and borough council members.

 

NOTE FOR SCHOOL BOARD/BOROUGH COUNCIL/SUPERVISOR/ETC SEATS – Click the links below to check for your specific results.

 

Ongoing results:

Pennsylvania ballot results

Clearfield County results

Jefferson County results

Elk County results (click on unofficial media report)

All results are pending official and final tabulation. No absentee or write-in ballots have been calculated yet.

 

 

Statewide on the ballot

Judge of the Superior Court

Democrats: Amanda Green Hawkins from Allegheny County is currently in the lead statewide, followed by Beth Tarsi from Allegheny County, and then Daniel McCaffery from Philadelphia County. Two of them will appear on the ballot in November.

Republicans: This is a close race. Currently, Megan McCarthy King from Chester County is slightly ahead of Rebecca Warren from Luzerne County, and Christylee Peck from Cumberland County. Two of them will appear on the ballot in November.

 

Clearfield County – 100 percent of precincts counted

County Commissioners for Clearfield County

Democrats: Lisa Kovalick of Girard Township came in the lead, followed closely by David Glass from DuBois in second and David Twoey from Woodward Township in third. Kovalick and Glass will appear on November’s ballot.

Republicans: Both Tony Scotto from DuBois and John Sobel from Lawrence Township, who are running for re-election, took the lead and will appear on the ballot in November.  Joseph Bigar Jr. from Sandy Township came next, followed by R. Bryan Snyder from Morris Township, and Edward Walsh from DuBois.

 

District Attorney for Clearfield County

Democrats: William Shaw Jr. from Pine Township, the current DA, is running for reelection. He will appear on November’s ballot because no one from the Democratic side was officially running against him in the primary.

Republicans: Ryan Sayers from Clearfield came out ahead of Warren Mikesell II from Clearfield. Sayers will appear on November’s ballot for this seat.

 

County Treasurer for Clearfield County

Democrat Carol Fox from Burnside Township runs unopposed.

 

Register and recorder for Clearfield County

Republican Maureen Inlow from Lawrence Township seeks reelection and is running unopposed.

 

Jefferson County – 100 percent of precincts counted

County Commissioners for Jefferson County

Democrats: Kelly Harriger from Brookville came out ahead of Jeffery Pisarcik from Sykesville. Pisarcik is running for re-election. Because voters were asked to select two candidates, both Democrats will appear on November’s ballot.

Republicans: John “Jack” Matson from Brookville was slightly ahead of Herbert Bullers Jr. from Brookville and. Both are running for re-election. Because voters were asked to select two candidates, both Republicans will appear on November’s ballot.

 

County Auditor for Jefferson County

Democrats: B. Jean Shaw from Punxsutawney is running unopposed. Shaw will appear on November’s ballot.

Republicans: Edward McGinnis Jr. from Punxsutawney came out slightly ahead of Douglas Kougher from Reynoldsville. Because voters were asked to select two candidates, both men will appear on November’s ballot.

 

Register and recorder for Jefferson County

Democrats: None are listed on the Democratic ballot.

Republicans: Brianna Bullers from Brookville came in the lead, followed by Donna Cooper from Falls Creek, then Scott North from Punxsutawney, then Frank Bartley from Brookville,  and Brandi Yeaney from Summerville. Because only one Republican candidate will appear on November’s ballot for this seat, Bullers will be on the ballot.

 

Sheriff for Jefferson County

Democrats: Paul Pape from Punxsutawney is running unopposed. He will appear on November’s ballot.

Republicans: Carl Gotwalf Sr. from Punxsutawney led, followed by one write-in vote. He will appear on November’s ballot.

 

Elk County – 100 percent of precincts counted

County Commissioners for Elk County

Democrats: Matthew Quesenberry Sr. from St. Marys (who is running for re-election) came in the lead, followed by Raymond Krise Jr. from Fox Township, and then Roger Rinker VonArx from Jones Township. Quesenberry and Krise will appear on November’s ballot.

Republicans: Joe Daghir from St. Marys came in the clear lead. M. Fritz Lecker from St. Marys barely beat out Janis Kemmer from Ridgway, who was running for reelection.  Seth Higgins from St. Marys and Lyle Garner from St. Marys trailed behind. Although the absentee and write-in votes will still have to be counted, it seems as though Baghir and Lecker will appear on November’s ballot.

 

County Auditor for Elk County

Democrats: Kathy Morton McMahon from Ridgway is running unopposed. She will appear on November’s ballot.

Republicans: Jean Zore from St. Marys and Sandra Caltagarone from St. Marys were neck-and-neck for the lead spot. Daniel Jones from Jay Township and Kim Gaylor Eckert from Ridgway trailed slightly behind. Zore and Caltagarone will appear on November’s ballot.

 

Register and recorder for Elk County

Democrats: Ron Beimel from Fox Township is running unopposed. He will appear on November’s ballot.

Republicans: Lee Neureiter from Fox Township lead against Mark Cunningham from St. Marys. Neureiter will appear for this seat on November’s ballot.

 

County treasurer for Elk County

Democrats: Peggy Brown Schneider from Ridgway is running unopposed. She will appear on November’s ballot.

Republicans: Matthew Frey from St. Marys is running unopposed. He will appear on November’s ballot.

 

Sheriff for Jefferson County

Democrats: No candidates are listed.

Republicans: Todd Caltagarone from St. Marys is running unopposed. He will appear on November’s ballot.

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The offices:

Judge of the Superior Court is a 10-year term. They review most of the civil and criminal cases that are appealed from the courts of common pleas in Pennsylvania’s 67 counties.

County commissioner is a 4-year term. They help enact and administer local ordinances. They hire county employees, approve budgets, oversee planning and zoning, and are in charge of local county spending on things like law enforcement, road maintenance, recreation and parks services, and deciding the property tax rates for the county.

District attorney is a 4-year term. They work alongside law enforcement to investigate and prosecute alleged crimes, file criminal charges, and bring evidence before a Grand Jury.

Register and recorder preserves records and resolutions for property, deeds, mortgages, and any record of property ownership. They also maintain record pertaining to estates, inheritance taxes, and wills. It is a 4-year term.

Treasurers send tax bills, collect overdue payment, and disperse money to the appropriate agencies. It is a 4-year term.

County auditors are responsible for the financial books and records of county offices. They enforce the county’s finance laws, advise the commissioners on the area’s financial status, and enforces the budget.

The sheriff works alongside local police to enforce law at a county level, patrol for crime, and issues warrants and foreclosures.

Offices we are not listing individually: township supervisors, borough council, and school board members. These candidates will be on your ballot based on where you live within your county and whether you are a Democrat or Republican.