Primary Election Day

Primary Election Day

Be sure to get out and vote for the 2014 Endorsed Republican Team. Polls will be open from 7am to 8pm. Governor: Tom Corbett Lieutenant Governor: Jim Cawley Congressman: Joe Pitts State Senator: Ryan Aument State Representative: Steve Mentzer Republican State Committee Male: John Bear, David Dumeyer, Calvin Flury, Jonathan Humma, Kirk Radonovic, Eric Reath, … Continue reading

Candidates Seeking 2014 Committee Endorsement

Candidates Seeking 2014 Committee Endorsement

This winter, Warwick Area Republicans will meet with fellow party members across Lancaster County to carefully vet candidates that have submitted formal letters seeking endorsement ahead of the May 2014 Primary Election. Committee members will gather for a straw poll on January 25th and conduct preliminary voting followed by a formal endorsement vote that will … Continue reading

Corbett & GOP Legislators 3 for 3 on Timely Budgets

Corbett & GOP Legislators 3 for 3 on Timely Budgets

Last week, Governor Corbett and Republican legislators went three for three in passing and signing an on-time state budget into law. What had proven to be impossible under the Rendell Administration has become the new norm. The approved $28.3 billion budget represents the highest spending levels by state government, exceeding the years when federal stimulus … Continue reading

New Chairwoman vows to keep GOP United

New Chairwoman vows to keep GOP United

It hasn’t been a good year for Republicans. With the results of the presidential election, the party is looking for new ideas — and Ann Womble hopes to lead the charge at the local level. Womble is the new chairwoman of the Lancaster County Republican Committee. Promising to work to keep the party united and … Continue reading

Womble Seeks to lead County GOP

Womble Seeks to lead County GOP

Ann S. Womble, chairwoman of the Lancaster Township Area Republican Committee, wants to lead the Republican Committee of Lancaster County. She is the first person to announce a candidacy since interim chairman Scott Boyd resigned Nov. 19. Womble, 45, was a delegate for Mitt Romney at the Republican National Convention and county coordinator for Tom … Continue reading

County GOP Searches for new Chairman

County GOP Searches for new Chairman

The Republican Committee of Lancaster County has begun the search for a new chairman. The party’s interim chairman, state Rep. Scott Boyd, has resigned the post as expected, the GOP announced today. Boyd was elected by members of the committee in early June to lead the party through the November presidential election after the previous chairman, Ethan … Continue reading

Cong. Pitts Debates Democratic Challenger

Cong. Pitts Debates Democratic Challenger

 By BERNARD HARRIS Staff Writer, Lancaster New Era Aryanna Strader supports President Obama’s health care plan, opposes a Republican initiative to allow people to invest their Social Security dollars in the stock market and wouldn’t sign a “no tax increase” pledge. Joe Pitts supports construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, believes in free market solutions … Continue reading

Ann Romney Rallies in Lancaster County

Ann Romney Rallies in Lancaster County

Suddenly, Pennsylvania matters again. The proof: Both presidential campaigns are paying much closer attention to Keystone State voters these days, particularly those in Lancaster County. The wife of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney campaigned in Elizabethtown Monday afternoon, rallying about 900 supporters as statewide polls show the race with President Barack Obama tightening. “This is … Continue reading

Post-Gazette: Republican Freed brings more experience

Post-Gazette: Republican Freed brings more experience

In her campaign for the Democratic nomination as state attorney general, Kathleen Kane sold herself as the candidate who was a prosecutor, not a politician. The trouble for her in the general election is that her pitch is the same, but her opponent is different. Republican David Freed, unlike Ms. Kane’s primary opponent, also is … Continue reading

In Pennsylvania, Presidential and Senate race tighten

In Pennsylvania, Presidential and Senate race tighten

After months of enjoying strong leads over their Republican challengers in Pennsylvania, President BarackObama and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey are leading their opponents by only a few points with three weeks until Election Day. Obama is up over Mitt Romney 49 to 45 percent when factoring in likely voters leaning toward one candidate, according to … Continue reading