Thursday, November 10, 2011
Ninety-seven votes make the difference in Vittone's win for Washington County District Attorney.
Gene Vittone and Harlan Shober have held onto their leads and are the apparent winners of the Washington County District Attorney and county commissioner races after the count of absentee ballots. The two-day count of about 1,300 absentee ballots from Tuesday’s general election ended around noon on Thursday, and showed that although the margins of victory narrowed, Vittone and Shober were able to hold onto their election night victories. With the results still unofficial until formally certified by the county election board, Republican candidate Gene Vittone ended with 50.09 percent of the vote and Democrat candidate Dave DiCarlo finished with 49.86 percent. Vittone’s total after the absentee voter count was 21,183 to DiCarlo’s 21,086—a …
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Unofficial totals show Vittone edging DiCarlo by 165 votes.
In what may be the closet race for Washington County District Attorney in decades, Republican Gene Vittone has won the race, according to unofficial results, to fill the seat being vacated by Steve Toprani. With all 184 precincts reporting, Vittone has an unofficial vote total of 20,661 or 50.2 percent to Democrat David DiCarlo, with 20,486 or 49.8 percent. Unofficial vote totals show Vittone edging DiCarlo by 165 votes. Not since a district attorney’s race between Herman J. Bigi and the late John Pettit in the 1970s has a race for the office been this close in Washington County. The final election results were not determined at that time for weeks because of recounts. The absentee ballots cast in Tuesday’s election are likely to determine…
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Democrat Dave DiCarlo and Republican Gene Vittone face off Nov. 8.
Two long-time attorneys will be battling on the ballot for the position of Washington County District Attorney in the Nov. 8 general election. Here's what you need to know about the candidates: Gene Vittone (R) A lifelong resident of Washington County, Vittone graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor's degree in biological sciences. He also earned his masters degrees in business administration and health administration from Pitt. Vittone has worked as an EMT-Paramedic and eventually became director of Ambulance and Chair Service in Washington County. He then graduated cum laude from Duquesne University law school. Vittone has been an assistant district attorney in Washington County for more than a decade. Professional …
Thursday, August 4, 2011
The candidate for DA said former state representative Rev. Rodger Raymond Fisher will serve as his campaign manager.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
The Committee to Elect Gene Vittone Washington County District Attorney has announced that former state representative Rev. Rodger Raymond Fisher will serve as campaign Chairman. Fisher represented the 47th legislative district in the state Legislature for 22 years until his retirement in 1988. Following his tenure there, Fisher continued to serve the community as a pastor in several Washington County Presbyterian and Lutheran churches. “It is truly and honor and a privilege to have the Rev. Fisher serve as my campaign chairman,” Vittone said in a statement. “His guidance and leadership is a tremendous asset to my campaign as we share the common values of family and safety for all residents of Washington County.” Vittone is the …