The race for North East District Judge saw North East tax collector Scott Hammer overwhelmingly receive both parties’ nominations. His success means the defeat of incumbent Gerard Alonge, who received just 62 Democratic votes and 53 Republican votes. Alonge’s loss comes after a two-month suspension from the bench stemming from a series of harassment complaints.
The North East School District Board of School Directors race did not have enough competitors to make contested ballots in either party. Kathleen Weinheimer and Jennifer DeGrosky received both a Democratic and a Republican nomination. Jim Mazza and Andrew Fynan received Republican nominations, coming in just behind Weinheimer in the race.
Former NESD administrator George Sucha reportedly received nominations as a write-in candidate for both parties.
For North East Township Supervisor, Godfried W. Holzhausen ran unopposed for the Democratic nomination and received it with 330 votes. His competition in November will come from August Neff, who won the Republican nomination. Neff received 63 percent of the Republican votes, compared to his opponent Timothy Girts, who received 36 percent.