During a campaign kickoff Nov. 13, Jeanne McNeill urged everyone to vote in the Dec. 5 special election.
The special election is required to fill the 133rd Legislative District seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, which has been vacant since the Sept. 8 death of McNeill’s husband, Daniel.
The Democratic incumbent serving the 133rd Legislative District will have two challengers in the general election Nov. 8.
Daniel McNeill will face opposition from David Molony, Republican, and Alexander Humanick, Libertarian.
The 133rd Legislative District includes, in Lehigh County, Bethlehem, Catasauqua, Coplay, Fountain Hill, Hanover Township, Salisbury Township (wards 1, 2 and 3-division 2 and Whitehall Township (districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 and 12.
The Press asked the candidates the following question: Why are you the best candidate for this office?