SCRANTON, PA - Lance Stange, Jr., Chairman of the Republican Party of Lackawanna County released the following statement regarding tonight's election results.
“I want to sincerely thank Governor Tom Corbett and Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley for their service to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Their leadership over the past four years has contributed to the creation of over 180,000 private sector jobs and the lowering of our unemployment rate to 5.7% - contributing mightily to the restarting of Pennsylvania’s economy.
“I thank Melanie Madeira, Doctor Moylan, Marcel Lisi, and Joe Albert for putting themselves forward as candidates for office and running strong campaigns.
“I would also like to congratulate Karen Boback – Lackawanna County’s newest Republican official – on her decisive victory tonight as well as Tom Marino on his successful campaign for Congress.
“Finally, I would like to thank all of the volunteers who worked tirelessly in support of the Republican Party and its candidates.”