South Whitehall Woman Joins Lehigh County Commissioner Race
Fourteen candidates are running for Lehigh County commissioner seats in May 21 primary, according to an unofficial voter registration list.
Susan Ellis Wild, a Democrat from South Whitehall, is running for a Lehigh County Commissioner seat from District 2, according to an unofficial voter registration list.
District 2 includes South Whitehall, Lower Macungie, Upper Macungie and Alburtis.
Wild would square off in the November election against the winner of the Republican primary for the District 2 seat. Incumbent Percy Dougherty, of Lower Macungie, and Scott Aquila, also of Lower Macungie, are candidates in the Republican primary for the seat.
Here are the other commissioner candidates, according to the unofficial list.
The most competitive field is District 5, which has four Republicans running for one seat in the primary and two Democrats running for one seat in its party's primary.
DISTRICT 5 (Salisbury, 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 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.