Young Green Party candidate wins Borough Council Seat
(re-posted from the website of the Green Party of Pennsylvania)
Neil B. Haagen III led several Green Party candidates to victory on Tuesday. The 23 year old FedEx dockworker was elected to Snowshoe Borough Council in Centre County. He ran on a platform of meeting the needs of his community in a cost effective manner.
In other races, Tausif Khan was elected Judge of Elections, Falls Township 1 – 5, Bucks County. Eric Hamell was elected Inspector of Elections, Ward 59, Division 21, Philadelphia County. Kevin Mock won a write in campaign for Auditor in Dimock Township, Susquehanna County.
In York County, Stephen N. Weisser was re-elected Inspector of Elections in York City’s 7th Ward. Weisser will serve as the Majority Inspector.
“Hopefully, we use this election as a stepping stone to grow the party.” said Neil B. Haagen III.
“Overall, this was a good election for the Green Party of Pennsylvania.” said GPPA Chair Jay Sweeney. “It sets a positive, encouraging tone as we enter the 2014 election cycle”.
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