Candidates chosen for S. Whitehall board race
Four Democrats — Joe Setton, Keisha Champagnie, Matthew Mobilio and Thomas J. Johns — and five Republicans — Diane Kelly, Michael K. Wolk, Tom Utsch, Vincent J. Quinn and Matt Mulqueen — were on the ballot Tuesday for the three open seats on the South Whitehall Board of Commissioners.
Voters chose the three candidates on each ticket who will face-off in the Nov. 5 general election.
Matthew Mobilio garnered the top spot on the Democrat ballot with an unofficial 761 votes, 28.03 percent of the total 2,715 votes cast on that side of the ticket, according to the Lehigh County Voter Registration Office.
Joe Setton received an unofficial 705 votes, 25.97 percent to take second place. Keisha Champagnie came in third with an unofficial 628 Democrat votes, garnering 23.13 percent.
The top three on the Republican ticket were Diane Kelly, Michael Wolk and Tom Utsch.
Kelly garnered an unofficial 957 votes, taking 31.82 percent of the total 3,008 votes cast.
Taking second place on the Republican ballot was Wolk with an unofficial 673 votes, 22.37 percent of the total.
Utsch took third place with an unofficial 616 votes, 20.48 percent of the Republican votes. The top three vote getters will be on the ballot in the Nov. 5 general election.