In the primary bid for Upper Milford Supervisor, there were four candidates for one open seat – two Republicans and two Democrats. Two candidates were eliminated in today’s primary vote, leaving two to go head-to-head in November.
Patch’s numbers -- which are unofficial until certified by Lehigh County -- are as follows:
, Republican - 385 votes
, Republican – 211 votes
, Democrat --166 votes
, Democrat -- 219 votes
That means that in the fall, Stevenson will again face DeVault in the general election on Nov. 8. They will vie for a single vacant seat and the winner will serve a six-year term.
Current Supervisors Chairman Steven Ackerman lost his bid for reelection.
According to voter registration statistics found on the Lehigh County elections and voter registration Web site, there were 2,437 registered Republicans and 2,018 registered Democrats eligible to participate in today’s primary election in Upper Milford Township.