North Whitehall Patch Election Results 2012
North Whitehall voters experienced long lines Tuesday.
North Whitehall voters experienced long lines during Tuesday's election but spirits seemed high, especially at the Northern Valley Ambulance Building on Levans Road where many walked out with home-made pie.
The NOVA polling place, easily the largest of the four in North Whitehall, had lines across the parking lot and into the field behind the building soon after opening at 7 a.m.
Yafen Sun, was there about noon and she was voting for the first time since becoming a U.S. citizen about a year ago. For her it was an exciting process and the half-hour wait didn't dampen her spirits.
Read more about Sun's experience and the homemade pie at Northern Valley Ambulance Services building on Levans Road in North Whitehall.
|Race||Democratic Candidates||Results||Republican Candidates||Results|
|PA Attorney General||Kathleen Kane||3,210||David Freed||3,990|
|PA Auditor General||Eugene DePasquale||2,579||John Maher||4,304|
|PA Treasurer||Robert McCord||2,815||Diana Vaughn||4,080|
|187th State House||Joseph Haas||2,446||Gary Day||4,840|
In the 2004 and 2008 presidential elections, North Whitehall Township voters favored Republicans.
President George W. Bush ran particularly strong in 2004, handily defeating Sen. John Kerry, 4,364 to 2,989. Bush won all four of the township’s voting precincts.
In 2008, Sen. John McCain also won all four precincts, but his margin of victory against then-Sen. Barack Obama was smaller, 4,184 to 3,529.