Harrisburg city council to get 2 new members, 2 incumbents stay
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -
Harrisburg will have two new city council members next year.
Ten democratic candidates were vying for four open seats on council. There were no Republican candidates.
Shamaine Daniels, Harrisburg attorney and chair of Harrisburg Area National Organization for Women, received the most votes, winning 14 percent of votes in the city. Incumbents Wanda Williams and Eugenia Smith each won 13 percent of the vote. Harrisburg human resource professional Ben Allatt won 12 percent of the vote.
Incumbent Kelly Summerford will not return to city council next year. He received 10 percent of the vote.
Candidate Camille Erice won 12 percent of the vote. Ellis Roy won 10 percent. Candidates Pat Stringer, Robert Drum and Ron Chapel each won less than 10 percent of the vote.