The start of 2023 brings a new round of local elections to Pennsylvania, with primary elections set for May 16. In Allegheny County, the race to succeed Rich Fitzgerald as county executive will be the main event, along with three other countywide contests for controller, district attorney and treasurer. In Pittsburgh, five city council seats are up for election, as well as four school board seats.
Some candidates have already stepped forward, and more will follow ahead of March filing deadlines. This page will be updated to show who has announced plans to run for legislative seats and row offices this year.
2023 candidates for Allegheny County and Pittsburgh elections
Party voters will choose nominees in primary elections May 16. The general election will be Nov. 7. Only individuals who have formally announced a candidacy are listed. Incumbents listed with ‘TBD’ have not yet stated if they will run for re-election or not. Send tips to [email protected]
Charlie Wolfson is PublicSource’s local government reporter and a Report for America corps member. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @chwolfson.
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