HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) today ordered a special election to coincide with Pennsylvania’s primary election on Tuesday, May 18, to fill the vacant seat in the 60th Legislative District in Armstrong, Butler and Indiana counties.
The vacancy was created by the retirement of Rep. Jeff Pyle (R-Armstrong/Butler/Indiana).
“I was fortunate enough to get a firsthand look at how Rep. Pyle approached his work early in my career because Jeff and I shared an office space here in the Capitol,” Cutler said. “Even in recent years, when Rep. Pyle faced his own challenges, he never wavered in his relentless efforts to improve the lives of those he represents, and he set an example for each of us to try and follow. He has been a great member and best friend.”
“In the interest of saving costs and ensuring the voices of the district are consistently represented in Harrisburg, the special election will coincide with Pennsylvania’s primary date,” Cutler added.
Candidates for the office will be selected by a process designated by their respective political parties, and the winner of the special election will take office after the results are confirmed.
The district office will remain open, under supervision of the House, to assist constituents with issues or problems and to continue constituent inquiries already in progress.
The 60th Legislative District office at 312 Ford St. in Ford City can be reached by phone at 724-763-3222 and the district office at 612 South Pike Road in Sarver can be reached at 724-295-2200.
Speaker Bryan Cutler
100th Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives