Pennsylvania Party Switch! Township Supervisor Joins GOP

Jerry Geake, the longtime Democratic Upper Mount Bethel Township supervisor who was defeated in the May primary, has found new life in the township supervisor race on the Republican ticket.
Geake was left off the Democratic ballot after finishing third behind former Supervisor Loren Rabbat and Board President Ed Nelson.
Former Supervisor Larry Hallett ran unopposed on the Republican ticket,
and Rabbat won the write-in campaign for the second slot.
Geake is back in the race after a series of political maneuvers in
August. He switched his party affiliation to Republican, and Rabbat
stepped off the Republican ticket. The Northampton County Republican
Committee eventually appointed Geake to take her spot. A call to the
Northampton County Republican Committee seeking comment was not
immediately returned.

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