Your Local Election HQ: Brown Defeats George for Wilkes-Barre Mayor in Primary


(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.

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