This post is for the May 2019 Adams County Primary Election.
Please click here for the November 2019 Municipal Election Update.
Who is Running for Adams County Offices?
The Adams County municipal primary election is Tuesday, May 21.
May 14 is the last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot.
Registration for the primary closed on April 22.
Here is some information about the election:
33RD STATE SENATE SPECIAL ELECTION
Sen. Rich Alloway has announced his retirement, leaving an open seat.
On May 21, there will be a special election to choose who will fill the vacancy through the remainder of his term to the 2020 election.
Sarah Hammond, Democrat
Doug Mastriano, Republican
The 33rd District covers Adams County, Hanover Borough and West Manheim and Penn townships, most of Franklin County and parts of Cumberland County.
ADAMS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
The four-year terms of Jim Martin, Randy Phiel and Marty Qually expire at the end of this year.
Here are the candidates:
Marty Qually, Democrat
Sara Murphy Laird, Democrat
Jim Martin, Republican
David Bolton, Republican
Randy Phiel, Republican
The two candidates from each party with the most votes will then move on to the general election, then the three candidates with the most votes will become the next commissioners.
ADAMS COUNTY CONTROLLER
John Phillips, Republican
Paul Kellett, Democrat
GETTYSBURG BOROUGH COUNCIL
Two seats need to be filled in 2019: Ward 2 and the at-large seat.
Current Slate and Candidates:
Ward 1: One seat up for election (Wesley Heyser, incumbent)
The seat of incumbent Republican Wesley Heyser is up for reelection. Heyser is running unopposed. Contact Heyser at Wesley.Heyser@gmail.com or 717-850-8210.
Not up for reelection (Patricia Lawson, incumbent)
Ward 2: One seat up for election (Chris Berger will not seek reelection)
John Rice (D) is a candidate
Ward 3: One Seat Up for election (John Lawver; Charles Strauss, incumbents)
The seat of incumbent Republican John Lawver is up for reelection. Lawver is running unopposed.
At-large seat: (Current at-large councilmember Susan Naugle will not seek reelection)
Harry Stokes is a candidate
Jake Schindel is a candidate
GETTYSBURG SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATES
Timon K Linn
Alan E Moyer