Proposed changes to congressional district boundaries could shake things up locally, if approved

SCRANTON-TIMES TRIBUNE –  Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko is a Republican challenging incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Marino of Lycoming Twp. in the 12th District primary. The new map places Bradford County in the redrawn 5th District, but McLinko still hopes to face off with Marino.

“We’re just going to wait and see what the final map looks like,” he said. “It does make it a little more of a challenge, but we’re confident that we’ll have a good district that would represent rural parts of Pennsylvania.”

Candidates don’t have to live in the district they represent, meaning McLinko could still run in the 12th.

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