Thursday, November 8, 2012
See who your neighbors voted for on Tuesday.
So you've had more than 24 hours to digest the (unofficial) election results. Looking back at Upper St. Clair's voting history, it's no surprise that the Republican candidate in the presidential and U.S. Senate races won in each local precinct (unlike the race results from the majority of the state). However, some may find it surprising how close the results in some of the precincts. Here's a breakdown of how Upper St. Clair voted on Tuesday. Ward 4 District 1 What are you thoughts on the Upper St. Clair (unofficial) election results? Tell us in the comments.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Coal executive and Tea Party founder Tom Smith is seeking the U.S. Senate seat now held by Democratic incumbent Bob Casey Jr.
Incumbent Democrat Bob Casey Jr. of Scranton, Lackawanna County, faces a well-funded challenge from Republican Tom Smith of Shelocta, Armstrong County, in the race for one of Pennsylvania's two U.S. Senate seats. After a relatively slow start, the race has gained momentum in recent weeks, with Smith outspending Casey by 2 1/2 times to air frequent television commercials, according to the Allentown Morning Call. Casey, in turn, has hit back in messages criticizing his opponent's tax policies, saying they would benefit only the wealthy. Smith also made news in a recent appearance before the Pennsylvania Press Club with remarks about abortion in which he likened a pregnancy resulting from rape to that of a pregnancy in which a child is born …
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Tom Smith, Pennsylvania's GOP candidate for U.S. Senate, attended Friday’s event in Cranberry Township.
Fresh from winning the Republican nod in Tuesday’s primary election, Armstrong County’s Tom Smith—who will face incumbent Sen. Bob Casey in November’s U.S. Senate race—was among the crowd gathered Friday at North Boundary Park in Cranberry for a Tea Party Express rally. “This is the grass roots and this is what’s going to get this country back on track,” said Smith, who was endorsed today by the Tea Party Express. “These are my kind of people.” Billed as the nation’s largest Tea Party political action committee, The Tea Party Express was in Cranberry to kick off its Restoring the American Dream national bus tour. Conservative talk radio host Rose Tennent, of The War Room with Quinn and Rose, emceed the event. Other speakers and …