BEDFORD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — With the primaries happening today, May 21, WTAJ takes a look at your local candidates. Here are those running for Somerset County District Attorney.
Jeff Thomas – R
- Graduated from Penn State; Law degree from Duquesne University School of Law
- “Sadly, drug abuse in our community has destroyed lives and families in our hometowns,” he said. “I’ve lived here my entire life, and I’ve seen the impact first-hand. Now more than ever, we need a District Attorney who represents our values and protects our communities.”
Lisa L. Lazzari-Strasiser – D
- Seeking another term as D.A.
- “I think that I need another four years to leave the office in a position where I think I have implemented positive policies and procedures, and the next four years will give me the opportunity to complete those goals,” she said.