Democrats swept all races in the November 7th general election in Ambler, Lower Gwynedd, Whitpain, and Upper Dublin, along with school boards in the Wissahickon and Upper Dublin districts. Below are the results broken down by municipality and school district.
Borough of Ambler
There were four seats on Ambler’s Borough Council up for election and Democrats won all four seats, only one seat was contested. In Ward 1, voters had the choice of incumbent Amy Hughes (D) or Louis Orehek (R). Hughes defeated Oreheck 407 to 272.
In Ward 2, incumbent Jennifer Henderson was the only candidate and won with 481 votes. In Ward 3, voters could vote for two candidates. Democrat incumbents Haley Welch and Nancy Roecker-Coates were the only candidates on the ballot and won with 403 and 328 votes respectively.
Lower Gwynedd Township
In Lower Gwynedd, there was one seat up for election on the township’s board of supervisors. Democrat Jimmy Chong defeated Republican Chastity Bruno by a vote of 2,800 to 1,721.
In Whitpain Township, there was one seat up for election on the township’s board of supervisors. Democrat Sara Selverian defeated Republican Vince Sobocinski by a vote of 4,455 to 2,477.
Upper Dublin Township
In Upper Dublin there were four seats up for election on the township’s board of commissioners. In Ward 1, Democrat Harm Scherpbier defeated Ginny Cairo-Vitella by a vote of 937 to 573.
In Ward 3, incumbent Democrat Gary Scarpello defeated Ginny Cairo-Vitella by a vote of 1,117 to 393. In Ward 5, incumbent Democrat Cheryl Knight defeated Christine Baik by a vote of 1,069 to 370.
In Ward 7, Joseph Rudolph qualified for the ballot as a Democrat and a Republican and was unopposed. He won with 1,055 votes.
Wissahickon School Board
There were five seats up for election on the Wissahickon School Board and both parties ran a full slate of candidates. The Democrats swept the race claiming all five seats, which will return three incumbents to office (Zeffy Karagiannakis, Paul Badger Jr, and Joe Antonio). Joining them on the board will be Scott Walker. The fifth member of the slate, Ian Berg, passed away just prior to the election. Once the new board takes office, an appointment will be made to fill the seat.
Upper Dublin School Board
There were five seats on the Upper Dublin School Board up for election and both parties ran a full slate of candidates. As in Wissahickon, Democrats swept all five seats. Returning will be incumbents Alima Redding and Wallack. New to the board will be Tricia Ebarvia, Mary Beth Thomas, and Stu Warshawer.