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Chester County Press

Some of the other races in southern Chester County

10/31/2013 12:44PM ● By Acl

Kennett Square Borough Council president Dan Maffei and council member Geoffrey Bosley both appear to be in a strong position for re-election on Nov. 5. They are joined on the ballot by Lynn Sinclair and Patrick Taylor, who are both seeking to be elected to council for the first time, in one of the local races that is uncontested this year. Brett Irwin is believed to be seeking support for a write-in campaign for a two-year unexpired term on council.

In Avondale Borough, Republicans Wilson Lysle, James J. Duffy, Sr. and William D. Shore, Jr., and Democrat Abigail Pyle are vying for three seats on borough council.

In the race for West Grove Borough Council’s three seats that are up for election this year, Republicans Christopher Freese and Richard Turkington are joined on the ballot by Democrats Kristin Proto and David Prosser.

Art Rieck is seeking to fill the board of supervisors seat being vacated in East Nottingham Township.

In Elk Township, Republican nominee Jim George and Democratic nominee Thomas Shar are battling for the board of supervisors position.

In the Penn Township supervisor race, with two seats up for grabs, incumbent Victor Mantegna and political newcomer Ken Bryson appear to have a clear path to victory on Election Day.

In London Britain Township, David Owens won the Republican nomination in his bid for a seat on the board of supervisors.

In Franklin Township, with two seats up for election, David Snyder and Steffen Torres are on the ballot.

Robert Barto won the Republican nomination in New London Township.

Eric Todd won the Republican nomination in his bid for reelection as a supervisor in West Nottingham Township.

In Lower Oxford Township, Joel C. Brown is the Republican nominee while Clyde Prigg is the Democratic nominee for a seat on the board of supervisors.

Incumbent Scott Rugen won the Republican nomination for another term in Upper Oxford Township.