Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Voters chose to re-elect State Rep. Todd Stephens of Horsham.
Todd Stephens has duked it out in three contests for the 151st legislative district. On Tuesday, State Rep. Stephens, of Horsham, earned a second term representing residents of his hometown, as well as Ambler, Abington, Montgomery Township and Upper Dublin. When reached for comment just after 10 p.m. Tuesday, Stephens, who lost his first bid in 2008 against Democrat Rick Taylor, said that while he was proud of his record, it's impossible to know what other factors might play into people's votes. "Obama carried my district by 5,000 votes and I lost by 419 votes," Stephens said of the 2008 race. On Tuesday, with the Montgomery County Board of Elections not yet posting unofficial election results for the 151st legislative district, …
Incumbent Todd Stephens and Democrat Will Sylianteng compete for the legislative district which covers Horsham, Upper Dublin, Ambler, Montgomery Township and Abington.
For Democrat Will Sylianteng, the man contesting incumbent State Rep. Todd Stephens for his seat representing the 151st legislative district, sums up Tuesday as a "good day one way or the other." "We’re at polling places introducing ourselves to people as they come in," Sylianteng told Patch of he and his 30 or so volunteers in place at some of the district's three dozen polling places throughout Horsham, Upper Dublin, Ambler, Montgomery Township and Abington. "You actually go face-to-face with an actual voter." It's different than the 14,000 doors Sylianteng knocked while talking to people who, he said may or may not even cast a vote in the 2012 election. To actually see them about to do that makes for a "pretty enjoyable day," he said. …
Friday, June 15, 2012
The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting the Upper Dublin area
Friday, June 15, 2012
As we look ahead to November’s elections, Upper Dublin Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town. Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near. Bookmark this page for updates. President of the United States Barack Obama (D) Mitt Romney (R) United States Senator Bob Casey, Jr. (D) Tom Smith (R) Attorney General David Freed (R) Kathleen Kane (D) Auditor General John Maher (R) Eugene DePasquale (D) State Treasurer Robert McCord (D) Diana Vaughn (R) Representative in the United States Congress, District 7 Pat Meehan (R) George Badey (D) Representative in the United States Congress, District 13 Allyson Schwartz (D) Joseph Rooney (R) Representative in the General …