Thursday, February 23, 2012

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Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 07:30:43 -0600
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Subject: Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania Recognizes Election Victories


Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania Recognizes Election Victories
For Immediate Release
Harrisburg – 
The Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce five victories on Election Day 2011 and salutes the campaign efforts of Libertarian Party candidates statewide. Erik Viker was re-elected to Selinsgrove Borough Council with the second-highest number of votes in a five-person race for three seats. Vance Mays was elected to the Valley Grove Area School Board and James Fryman was elected to the Franklin Area School Board.  Vernon Etzel was elected Treasurer of Oil City and the voters chose Patricia Fryman to serve as Township Auditor in Victory Township.  Venango County Commission candidate Michael Thomas earned over 12% of the votes running against two Democrats and two Republicans. Tim Russell, the current mayor of Emlenton, PA received over 40% of the vote in a race for Magisterial District Judge in Venango County, running against a cross-filed Republican Party member who won by only 13%. In the race for mayor of Wilkes-Barre, Libertarian candidate Betsy Summers earned over 10% of the vote. Also in Luzerne County, Libertarian candidates Brian Bergman, Tim Mullen and Michael Lacey appeared on the ballot for the Municipal County Council.  Manuel Gomez earned 11.45% of the vote for York City Council and also in York County School Board candidate David Moser earned over 9% of votes. 
The Libertarian Party is the largest and best alternative for people who want to promote citizen liberty and limited government in both Pennsylvania and the United States. More than 200,000 people across the country are registered Libertarians, and Libertarians serve in hundreds of elected offices. Please visit for more information. 
Contact: Erik Viker (Media Relations) at or
Lou Jasikoff (Chair) at 1-800-R-RIGHTS /
Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania (LPPa)
3915 Union Deposit Road #223
Harrisburg, PA 17109
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