Tuesday, November 6, 2012
State Rep. Nick Kotik, D-Robinson, beat Republican challenger Aaron Kime to hold onto his 45th state House District seat.
More than a year ago, Nick Kotik thought his political career was over when Republicans redistricted and moved his state House district to eastern Pennsylvania. But the state Supreme Court threw out the maps and forced Republicans to redraw the district lines and giving Kotik new political life. On Tuesday night, the Democrat from Robinson Township won re-election to his sixth term by fending off his Republican challenger. "I never thought this is where I would be a year ago," Kotik said Tuesday night. Kotik easily beat challenger Aaron Kime with 67 percent of the vote in a rematch to the 2010 race for the 45th state House District. The district includes all of Bridgeville and Heidelberg, and portions of Collier and Scott Township. "I’m …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Patch will post preview stories and candidate profiles for those on the ballot for the Nov. 6 election.
Americans will be going to the polls in less than a month to choose who will lead this country. Over the next few days, we’ll feature each race that affects people in Bridgeville, Collier, Heidelberg, Mt. Lebanon, Scott and South Fayette. We will post preview stories and candidate profiles for those on the ballot for the Nov. 6 election of the U.S. presidency, U.S. Senate, state Senate, state House and a number of statewide offices. Click here to find your polling place. Here are your choices in ballot order: U.S. PRESIDENT: Republican: Mitt Romney, former Massachusetts governor. Democrat: Barack Obama, incumbent U.S. president and former U.S. senator from Illinois Libertarian: Gary Johnson Green: Jill Stein (Click …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
A candidate profile of Aaron Kime, who is running against incumbent Nick Kotik for Pennsylvania State House 45th District.
Name: Aaron Kime Place of residence: South Fayette Attended college: Yes College: Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, TX Job titles held: Has served in the U.S. Army, Reserves and National Guard for two decades. Also worked with the U.S. Border Patrol and has worked as a corrections officer. Party affiliation: Republican Running for: Pennsylvania State House Running for position: Pennsylvania State Representative District: 45th Incumbent: State Rep. Nick Kotik Previous elective offices: Unsuccessfully challenged Kotik for the seat in 2010 Website : http://www.kimerebuildingpa.com/
A candidate profile of state Rep. Nick Kotik, who is running against challenger Nick Kotik for Pennsylvania State House 45th District.
Name: Nick Kotik Place of residence: Robinson Attended college: Yes College: Kotik graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in public administration in 1972. Job titles held: Pennsylvania state representative Party affiliation: Democrat Running for: Pennsylvania State House Running for position: Pennsylvania State Representative District: 45th Incumbent: State Rep. Nick Kotik Previous elective offices: Has served in the state house for the 45th legislative district since 2003. Previously worked as Robinson Township’s business manager
Friday, June 15, 2012
The candidates and issues most important to Western Pennsylvania voters in 2012.
As we look ahead to November’s elections, Chartiers Valley Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town. Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near. Bookmark this page for updates. President Barack Obama versus former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. History Pennsylvania has delivered its 20 electoral votes to the Democratic nominee for President in the last five elections, and if current polls hold steady, Mr. Obama will make it six in a row in November. The President has not taken Pennsylvania’s support for granted, and has made several trips to western Pennsylvania area in the past several years, even going as far as choosing Pittsburgh to host the G-20 …