Saylor, Snell to talk policy positions at Red Lion Elks' town hall

Rebecca Klar
York Dispatch

Republican state Rep. Stan Saylor and Steve Snell, his Democratic challenger for the 94th District House seat, will take part in a town hall at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in Red Lion.

Residents will be able to question the candidates during the meeting, which will be hosted by the Red Lion Elks at 323 W. Broadway. The Elks club expects more than 50 people to attend. 

Rep. Stan Saylor, R-Windsor Township, asked PJM to "withdraw" the "Independence Energy Connection" project. Dawn J. Sagert photo

Saylor is the longest-serving York County delegate in the House, and the seat hasn't been a held by Democrat since its creation in 1969. 

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The district includes Chanceford, Lower Chanceford, Windsor, Lower Windsor and Peach Bottom townships; Delta, East Prospect, Felton, Windsor, Red Lion and Yorkana boroughs; and parts of Springettsbury Township.

Pennsylvania House 94th District candidate Steve Snell speaks during the 2018 State of the County Committee Breakfast at Wisehaven Event Center in Windsor Township, Saturday, April 7, 2018. Dawn J. Sagert photo

Both Saylor and Snell reside in Windsor Township. 

Snell is new to state politics but previously served on the Red Lion Area School board and was the executive officer for the Realtors Association of York and Adams Counties for 30 years. 

During Saylor's 26-year tenure in the House, he has served in top positions in his party. In 2010, he was elected Republican whip and served in that role for five years. Saylor was named chairman of the House Appropriations Committee after his most recent re-election in 2016.