Lower Milford Man Joins County Commissioner Race
Fourteen candidates are running for Lehigh County commissioner seats in the May 21 primary, according to an unofficial voter registration list.
Stephen P. Walters of Lower Milford, a Democrat, is running for a Lehigh County Commissioner seat from District 5, according to an unofficial voter registration list.
It is the most competitive field in the county commissioner district races.
Walters and one other Democrat are running for one District 5 seat in the party's primary and four Republicans are running for one District 5 seat in the primary, according to the unofficial list.
Here are the candidates:
DISTRICT 5 (Emmaus, Macungie, Upper Milford, Lower Milford, Coopersburg, Upper Saucon and parts of Allentown)
Nathan Brown, of Emmaus
Norma A Cusick, of Salisbury Township
Kevin P. Ryan, of Upper Milford
Incumbent Michael P. Schware, of Allentown
Wesley Barrett, of Emmaus
Stephen P. Walters, of Lower Milford
DISTRICT 4 (Part of Allentown)
Geoffrey Brace, of Allentown
DISTRICT 3 (Part of Bethlehem and Allentown, Fountain Hill, Catasauqua and Hanover)
Incumbent David Jones, of Allentown
Juan Camacho, of Allentown
DISTRICT 2 (South Whitehall, Lower Macungie, Upper Macungie and Alburtis)
Susan Ellis Wild
Incumbent Percy Dougherty, of Lower Macungie
Scott Aquila, of Lower Macungie
DISTRICT 1 (North Whitehall, Weisenberg, Lynn, Heidleberg, Washington, Lowhill, Slatington, Whitehall and Coplay)
Incumbent Tom Creighton, of Lynn Township
Bill Leiner, of Coplay
The primary is May 21.