MT. LEBANON, Pennsylvania—Standing outside historic Julie Ward Howe Elementary School in Mt. Lebanon, Doug Mitchell laughed with a pair of rivals as residents streamed in and out of the local voting precinct casting their ballots for the contentious U.S. Senate and gubernatorial races on May 17
A retired banker, Mitchell has lived in this community seven miles southwest of Pittsburgh since 1972. He is a member of the Mt. Lebanon Republican Committee while the two gentlemen next to him are with the Mt. Lebanon Democratic Committee.
In Allegheny County, where Mt. Lebanon is located in the western Pennsylvania hills, 59.4 percent of the citizens voted Democrat in the last presidential election compared to the 39.0 percent who voted Republican….


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