Category Archives: Munipocalypse 2013

Amateur Hour With NorCo Executive John Brown

Former Bangor Mayor John Brown pulled out a surprise win over a well-funded rising Democratic star, former Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan, in this November’s Northampton County Executive race, and now that he’s in office homeboy plainly has no clue WTF … More after the jump

Posted in Lehigh Valley, Munipocalypse 2013, Regional Politics

An Election Reflection for Political Professionals

As some of you know, I had my first victory as a campaign manager on Tuesday. Through the efforts of countless volunteers, Tim Scott became Carlisle’s first Democratic mayor since 1978 and the borough’s first African American mayor. I am … More after the jump

Posted in Elections, Harrisburg / South Central, Munipocalypse 2013

Munipocalypse 2013: A Mostly Good Night for Progressives

Yesterday’s municipal elections were a pretty good night for progressives on the whole, but before we get to the good stuff, let’s rip off the band-aid and get the bad news out of the way first. The Bad In an … More after the jump

Posted in Munipocalypse 2013

Lehigh Tea Party Commissioner Tom Creighton Compares Same-Sex Partners to Pets

This is what passes for an argument in tea people occupied Lehigh County these days. This chucklehead is up for reelection in November. Donate to his opponent District 1 Council candidate Bill Leiner, and also County Executive candidate Tom Muller … More after the jump

Posted in Munipocalypse 2013