Stephen A. Urban
|Luzerne County Council|
Jan 2, 2012 – incumbent
|Preceded by||position created|
|Constituency||Luzerne County, Pennsylvania|
|Luzerne County Board of Commissioners|
Jan 3, 2000 – Jan 2, 2012
|Succeeded by||Position abolished|
|Political party||Democratic (2010-present)|
|Residence||Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Awards||Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (2), Meritorious Service Medal (5), Army Commendation Medal (2)|
|Years of service||24|
|Battles/wars||Vietnam, Gulf War|
2010 Lieutenant Governor CampaignEdit
Urban was a Republican candidate in the 2010 Primary Election for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania. He was also the unopposed Republican candidate for the Pennsylvania Senate - District 14 Primary Election on May 18, 2010. Stephen Urban ran against John Yudichak and lost in the November 2, 2010 General Election.
Transition to County CouncilEdit
With the decision to adopt a home rule charter in 2011, Commissioner Urban decided to run for one of the seats on the new 11 person county council. He placed second in the 2011 General Election with 22,741 votes.
- name='PA DOS List 03-30'> "2010 General Primary, Not Final Unofficial List of Candidates - In Ballot Order" (PDF). PA Department of State. Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation. 2010-03-30. pp. 1, 5. Retrieved 2010-03-30.