The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

October 13, 2012

14% on political fence in Valley


By Evamarie Socha

The Daily Item


LEWISBURG — A nonprofit research group reports that as of early October, there were 33,470 more Pennsylvania voters registered as independents than there were in 2008, the last presidential election year.

The trend resonates in the Valley, where some residents — questioning the leadership ability of the presidential candidates and the ideologies of the two major parties — characterize themselves as being less Democratic or less Republican than in years past.

Read more of this story in Sunday's edition of The Daily Item.