Go to BeaverCounty.gov to view the official county results for the primary on May 18, 2021.
The magisterial and school board candidates can cross apply on both the Democratic and Republican tickets regardless of their party affiliation.
Pennsylvania Judicial Candidates
Judge Maria McLaughlin will represent Democrats on top of the ticket this November for Pennsylvania Supreme Court. With the US Supreme Court signaling intent to roll back our rights, we can’t afford to cede ground in state courts.
The Democratic nominee for the PA Superior Court is Judge Timika Lane. The Superior Court handles criminal and civil appeals from county courts. Judge Lane currently presides over Philadelphia’s Major Trials Project, taking on many of the state’s most daunting criminal cases.
Judge Lori Dumas won the Democratic nomination for one of two open seats on Commonwealth Court. The court handles lawsuits and appeals involving state and governmental agencies. Judge Dumas spent over a decade on the Philadelphia Family Court. She has also presided over civil and criminal courtrooms.
Current Common Pleas Court Judge David L. Spurgeon secured the nomination for the second Commonwealth Court seat. Judge Spurgeon has served in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas since 2016 after working in the District Attorney’s office. He is rated Highly Recommended by the Pennsylvania Bar Association.
Democratic Magisterial District Judge Candidates
William Braslawsce is the Democratic nominee for Beaver, Vanport, Bridgewater, Brighton Township, Glasgow, Industry, Midland, Ohioville magistrate.
Felicia Santillan is the Democratic nominee for Aliquippa, Frankfort Springs, Hanover, Hopewell, Independence, South Heights magistrate.
Democratic School Board Candidates
Ambridge: Amy Fitsko, Jody Mayer, Denise Manganello
Beaver: Aaron Bovalino, Karin Pilarski
Big Beaver Falls: Darcelle Slappy, Darian Grant, Michele A Manno, Terri Ellinwood, R Scott Pagley
Blackhawk Region 3: Paul Heckathorn, Tanusia Trent
Central Valley: All
Freedom: Joshua Dean, Lorilee Pastiga Pail
Hopewell: Region 1 – Carla Buxton, Kathryn Oblak, Jeanette Miller Region 2 (four years) – Bethany Pistorius, Michael Murray, Lindsay Zupsic Region 2 (2 years) – Courtney Briskey Santilli Region 3 – Daniel Santia, David Bufalini, Darren Newberry
New Brighton: Steven Powell, Bernadette Saiko Mattica, Christeen Deane Ceratti, Sharyce T Greene, Shirley Cleckley
Riverside: Kate Reed
Rochester: Tom Daman, Michelle Hubbard, Annette Hubbard, Jocelyn Nicole Haskins, Christine S Kronk, Lawrence E Blackwell
South Side: Larry R Smith
Western Beaver: Ilene McLean, Patrick McGeehan