York County Commissioner Ron Smith fails to earn spot on November ballot

Anthony Maenza
York Dispatch

York County Commissioner Ron Smith will not serve a second term after he failed to earn one of the top two spots in the Republican Primary Tuesday. 

With 100% of precincts reporting, unofficial results show Republican President Commissioner Julie Wheeler won the most votes in the primary, taking 24,747 votes (41.82%). Smith lost to Scott Burford, who earned 18,110 votes (30.60%) to Smith’s 16,108 (27.22 %). 

The top two candidates from the primary will be on the general election ballot in November.

On the Democratic side, incumbent Commissioner Doug Hoke won 54.8% of the vote, and Keena Minifield came in second with 44.1%.

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