Local Offices an Important Part of Primary Election
May 13, 2021
Tuesday, May 18, is Primary Election Day and although it’s an off year with no state or national offices in our district up for grabs, there are a few county and plenty of municipal offices to warrant a strong local turnout.
The only county office in Blair that is contested is the race for prothonotary where Republican incumbent Robin Patton is facing a challenge from Republican William Straesser.
District Attorney Pete Weeks and Sheriff James Ott are unopposed for their respective seats.
In local municipal elections, Martinsburg Mayor Richard Brantner Sr. is running unopposed on the Repu...