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Stephen Anthony Urban (born 1952 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) is a former Luzerne County Commissioner and current member of the Luzerne County Council.

Stephen A. Urban
Luzerne County Council
In office
Jan 2, 2012 – incumbent
Preceded byposition created
ConstituencyLuzerne County, Pennsylvania
Luzerne County Board of Commissioners
In office
Jan 3, 2000 – Jan 2, 2012
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Personal details
Political partyDemocratic (2010-present)
Republican (2000-2010)
ResidenceWilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
AwardsLegion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (2), Meritorious Service Medal (5), Army Commendation Medal (2)
Military service
AllegianceUnited States
Branch/serviceUS Army
Years of service24
RankLieutenant Colonel
Battles/warsVietnam, 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.[1]

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.[2]


  1. ^ 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.
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