6 Seek Lehigh County Commissioner Seat in District 5

In the most contested of Lehigh County commissioner races, four Republicans are seeking their party's nomination in District 5, and two Democrats are seeking their party's nod in the May 21 primary.

In one of the most contested races in the May 21 primary, four Republican candidates are seeking their party's nomination for a Lehigh County Commissioner seat in District 5.

On the Democratic side, two candidates are seeking their party's nod for the seat.

The winners of the Republican and Democratic races will square off in the November general election for the four-year position.

District 5 includes Salisbury Township, Emmaus, Macungie, Upper Milford, Lower Milford, Coopersburg, Upper Saucon Township and parts of Allentown.

Patch sent a questionnaire to the candidates and is posting their replies in their entirety.

Click on the name of the candidate to read his information, including educational and family background as well as each candidate's vision for the county and the commissioner's role.


Here are the Republican candidates:

of Emmaus

Norma A Cusick, of Salisbury Township

Kevin P. Ryan, of Upper Milford

Incumbent Michael P. Schware, of Allentown


Here are the Democratic candidates

Wesley Barrett, of Emmaus

Stephen P. Walters, of Lower Milford 

Tanya Bryant May 16, 2013 at 02:24 PM
Did Cusick get new signs or did she just leave them up since the last time she ran? Hey Norma can you pick them up this time?


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