Douglas to join Levdansky on ballot

By ERIC SLAGLE Daily News Staff Writer The Allegheny County Elections Division has confirmed that Monica Douglas received enough write-in votes in last months primary election to get her name on the Republican ballot for the 39th Legislative District in November. Douglas received 519 write-in Republican votes in Allegheny County, according to an elections division spokesman. She needed at least 300 votes to get her name on the ballot. Incumbent state Rep. David Levdansky, D-Forward Township , had also run a write-in campaign to get his name on the Republican ballot but only received 119 write in votes in Allegheny County. He ran unopposed on the Democratic side. Douglas received 295 write in votes by Democrats that


will have no bearing on the ballot. The results from the county still have to be certified by the state before Douglas name officially is put on the ballot. Douglas, who is Elizabeth Borough Council president, had estimated on the night of the election shed received about 510 Republican write in votes. On Friday, Douglas said she was going full steam ahead with her plans to run in November and will be traveling to Harrisburg next week to file paperwork creating a campaign committee called Citizens for Monica Douglas and to meet with Republican campaign committee leaders. Douglas said shell also be attending the NRA Legislative Reception while in the state capitol. Write-in results for portions of Washington County that are in the 39th Legislative District were not available Friday. The Washington County Election Bureau said results should be available there next week. Levdansky and Douglas ran against each other for the same position in 2002. Levdansky won that contest.

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