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Candidates for 2023 Schuylkill County Municipal Primary – County Offices

Here’s who’s running for County office from the Republicans and Democrats.

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Here are the candidates for the Republican and Democrat Municipal Primary Election in Schuylkill County in 2023.

The Municipal Primary Election will be held on May 16.

Schuylkill County Commissioners

A total of 10 candidates are seeking their party’s nomination during the Primary Election. The Democrats are putting up 2 candidates, so they’ll move on to the General Election.

On the Republican side, things are a bit more complicated. Eight candidates will be on the ballot for the May Primary. Only 2 of the 8 will emerge and move on to the General Election in November.

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Here’s a look at the candidates for each party.

  • Democrat: Gary Hess, Rita Anczarski Baldino
  • Republican: Barron Boots Hetherington, George Halcovage, Maria Casey, Larry Padora, Jeffrey J. Dunkel, Mary Jo Moss, Ray Jones, Dan Evans

Schuylkill County Court of Common Pleas Judge

Two candidates – Bill Burke and current District Attorney Mike O’Pake – have cross-filed for this role on the bench.

Schuylkill County Row Officers

Row offices at the Courthouse are up for grabs in 2023. All but 1 incumbent candidate is seeking re-election. Currently, every Row Officer is a Republican.

Maria Casey will not be seeking re-election as Clerk of Courts, spending just 1 term in that office.

Here’s a look at who’s running for their party’s nomination in 2023:

  • Controller: Sharyn Yackenchick (REP)
  • Treasurer: Linda Yeich (REP), Joseph J. Post (DEM)
  • Prothonotary: Bridget McGowan Miller (REP)
  • Clerk of Courts: Crista DiCasimirro (REP), Jesseca Sickle (DEM)
  • Register of Wills: Theresa Santai Gaffney (REP), Thomas C. McCabe (DEM)
  • Recorder of Deeds: Ann Dudish (REP)
  • Coroner: David J. Moylan (REP)

District Magistrate

Elections in 3 District Courts will be held in 2023. Each race has just one candidate and they’ve cross-filed as Republican and Democrat:

  • 21-3-07: Jimmy Reiley
  • 21-3-06: Stephen J. Bayer
  • 21-3-03: Andrew AJ Serina

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