John P. Sabatina Jr. last week moved from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the Senate. Sabatina was elected to lead the 5th Senatorial District, which was last held by current Lt. Gov. Mike Stack, in a May 19 special election.
Jim Kenney, Lisa Deeley and John Sabatina Jr. score big victories, while Ed Neilson loses his reelection bid.
Here are some statements from local public officials following last week’s deadly Amtrak train derailment in Port Richmond:
As voters prepare to head to the polls for the primary election on Tuesday, candidates are unveiling some late endorsements.
The vacant 5th Senatorial District seat will be filled on Tuesday in a special election.
Republicans have nominated Tim Dailey, a history and English teacher at Father Judge High School, as their candidate in the 5th Senatorial District special election.
Republican Martina White defeats Democrat Sarah DelRicci to capture the 170th Legislative District seat.
Both candidates are cautiously optimistic looking ahead to next Tuesday’s special election in the 170th Legislative District.
State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. edged Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 president John McNesby to earn the Democratic nomination in the 5th Senatorial District special election.