Media, PA Election Results Primary 2011
The unofficial election results for Media, PA voting precincts. Borough Council numbers differ from County numbers due to the lack of absentee ballots included in the totals, and were taken from the bi-partisan poll watchers at each polling place in Media. Other numbers were taken from the unofficial county counts.
Media Borough Council
The three Republican Candidates: Tedman O’Hara, Toni Cavanagh Dimonte, and Pete Alyanakian were all running unopposed in the primary, and “won” in the primary with Pete Alyanakian receiving the most votes (175 votes), then Toni Cavanagh Dimonte (162 votes), then Tedman O’Hara (146 votes). Unofficial totals can be found online here.
The votes in the democratic primary (which was contested) were as follows:
School Board Races
On the Republican ballot, all Republican candidates (except the unendorsed Bartholomeo) won in the primary, by a 3-1 margin over the respective democrats, William J. O’Donnell placing first in the election with 1,956 votes, then Hanna, Fronduti, Guilday and Schneider (1,716). Next highest vote getter was Jim Coyne (D) with 751 votes, but he didn’t make the cut on the Republican slate, and did not eliminate any other Republicans in the race.
On the Democratic ballot, Janet M. Lis (1,339 votes) won, then John Nee (1,280 votes), and Jim Coyne (1,256 votes), then the republican candidates placed with an almost 3-1 margin, the next top vote getters were Schneider (519 votes), and O’Donnell (510 votes).
So, only the single Republican candidate who did not cross-file, Bartholomeo, will not run in the general election in November. Strongest candidates among both parties were William J. O’Donnell (2466 total), John Hanna (2,296 total), Elizabeth Schneider (2235), Nancy Fronduti (2198), then Jim Coyne (2007) and Janey Lis (1964), John Nee (1772). Chris P. Guilday did not cross-file, so Democrats did not have the opportunity to vote for him in their ballot, so his cross-party support is unknown.
Statewide, the following races were reported for Delaware county only:
Judge of the Superior Court
- Vic Stabile (R) (18,653 votes) won over Paula A. Patrick (R) (11,029 votes) in the Republican Primary
- David N. Wecht (D) was unopposed and will go on to the November general election. (15,615 votes)
Judge of the Commonwealth Court
- Anne Covey (15,583) won over Paul Panepinto (14,197) in the Republican Primary
- Kathryn Boockvar (13,015) won over Barbara Behrend Ernsberger (3,127) in the Democratic Primary
Judge of the Court of Common Pleas
- Christine Fizzano Cannon, John P. Capuzzi Sr., Spiros E. Angelos, G. Michael Green, Nathaniel C. Nichols all won the Republican primary, uncontested, with Christine Fizzano Cannon first with 25,310 votes and Nathaniel C. Nichols last with 20,660 votes, and.
- On the Democratic side, Nathaniel C. Nichols, Michael F. Schleigh, Sally Ann Heckert Bikin,G. Lawrence Demarco, and Christine Fizzano Cannon won on the Democratic side.
Essentially, all candidates for Judge will continue on in the general election, with Christine Fizzano Cannon and Nathaniel C. Nichols having the strongest majority among all candidates.
Congratulations to the winning candidates, and congratulations to the voters who came out despite the rainy weather.
As long as people are active and vote, our democracy will continue to work!