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The results are in

Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER Tanner Stong, left, pushes a cart of ballots delivered by Tammy Brackbill, right, and Tirzah Hosler Tuesday evening at the Juniata County Courthouse in Mifflintown.

Snyder County’s Keller elected to Congress

HARRISBURG (AP) — Republican Fred Keller, a conservative state lawmaker from Snyder County, won the special election for Congress on Tuesday in the heavily-Republican 12th Congressional district that sprawls across areas of central and northern Pennsylvania, including Mifflin, Juniata, Snyder ...

Sunderland, Postal win GOP primary

LEWISTOWN — Following a four-way race for two Republican nominations for Mifflin County Commissioner, Mark Sunderland and Rob Postal all but guaranteed 2019 general election, according to unofficial election results. Sunderland garnered 2,748 votes and Postal received1,990 votes. Ted Reed ...

JCSD Board incumbents see mixed results in primaries

MIFFLINTOWN — One incumbent faces an uphill general election battle, another lost both primaries and a third is among a trio of candidates who will run uncontested in November’s general election for the Juniata County School District Board of Directors, according to unofficial election ...

Mifflin County school board election results

LEWISTOWN — The unofficial results in the Mifflin County School Board primary election on Tuesday are as follows. On the Republican ballot, Noah Wise received 2,424 votes, Frederick Nickel received 2,038 votes, E. Terry Styers received 2,376 votes, Mary Lou M. Sigler garnered 2,100 votes, ...

Four to vie for Juniata County commissioner seat

MIFFLINTOWN — Democrats Mark Partner and Chris Casner as well as Republicans Todd Graybill and Alice Gray will appear on the ballot in November for Juniata County Commissioner, according to unofficial election results Tuesday. Mark Partner and Chris Casner were selected as the Democratic ...

Newcomers receive GOP nominations

LEWISTOWN — Two newcomers seeking election to Lewistown Borough Council and the current council president received Republican nominations Tuesday, according to unofficial election results. Council president Venus Shade received 311 votes for a two-year term and 283 for a four-year term in ...

Powell Markle to run uncontested

MIFFLINTOWN — Tracy Powell Markle will run unopposed in November’s general election for magisterial district judge for District 41-3-01 in Juniata County, according to unofficial election results Tuesday. Powell Markle cross-filed for both the Democratic and Republican primaries Tuesday, ...

MC seats nominated in primary

LEWISTOWN — The unofficial results in the primary election for Mifflin County auditor are as follows: On the Democratic ballot, Nancy Laub received 1,128 votes and David Dedmon garnered 499 votes. On the Republican ballot, incumbent Helen Kirk received 3,397 votes. All three candidates ...

5 nominated for several Juniata County offices

MIFFLINTOWN — The following candidates won nominations in uncontested races for November’s general election for Juniata County offices, according to unofficial election results: ¯Juniata County auditor: On the Democratic ballot, Laura A. Cunningham received 928 votes. On the Republican ...