Judy Ward won the Republican Primary election for State Representative in the 80th District on May 20, 2014.  According to unofficial election results provided by the Blair County Board of Elections, Ward received 57% of the vote.

“I am humbled by the results and thankful to the voters of Blair County who supported me,” said Ward. “The challenges we face on jobs, education funding, and more are not partisan. ¬†As we move forward to the November election, I will continue to work hard to earn the support of everyone in the 80th House District.”

Ward also had kind words for her primary opponent saying,”Mr. Ritchey and I both ran positive, issue-based campaigns of which we can both be proud. It is my hope that he and his supporters will join our effort.”