(WBRE/WYOU-TV) In the race for Wilkes-Barre Mayor George Brown won the Democratic nomination over incumbent Mayor Tony George.
Brown won by a large margin over George. Just before 9 pm, Mayor Tony George called George Brown to congratulate him.
Brown thanked his supporters and the volunteers he referred to as “The Brown Team”. Brown said he will establish a time and place to meet with residents to discuss issues that are important to them and to make the city better.
There were no Republicans or third-party candidates on the ballot.