BREAKING NEWS (as of 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5)

Campisi secures Republican nomination for 6th District County Council seat

John Campisi

John Campisi

By BURKE WASSON

Incumbent 6th District County Councilman John Campisi, R-south county, convincingly grabbed the Republican nomination to his seat in his fight for a third four-year term.

Campisi easily dispatched of newcomer Ryan Dougherty in the Aug. 5 primary as he received 5,514 votes — 70.30 percent.

Dougherty received 2,315 votes, good for 29.52 percent.

Campisi will now square off in the Nov. 4 election against Democrat Steve Stenger, who was unopposed in the Aug. 5 primary.