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Erb, Webster, Burke In, Beam Out in Blair Co. Commissioner's Race

Incumbent Democrat Commissioner Defeated by Challenger

Series: Election 2019 | Story 1

November 7, 2019

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Amy Webster

The Blair County Board of Commissioners is going to have a new look as two new faces will join a familiar one in steering county government for the next four years.

Unofficial results show newcomer Republican Amy Webster the leading vote getter with 14,524 while incumbent Bruce Erb retaining his seat by garnering 13,803 votes.

On the Democratic side, Laura Burke, making her first bid for commissioner, wrestled the set away from two-term incumbent Ted Beam. Unofficial totals show Burke pulling in 6,963 votes while Beam garnered 5,944.

Voter anger over reassessment was felt in this election a...

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