We failed to mention, however, that Joe Hoeffel, the 9th Ward Democratic Committee endorsee won the ward with 46 percent (45.91 to be exact) of the vote. Hoeffel received 1,699 votes to Williams' 905 votes. See table below.
Hoeffel came in a distant third in the state, earning about 10 percent of the vote.
(Photo: 9th Ward Democratic Leader John O'Connell greeted gubernatorial candidate and Montgomery County Commissioner Joe Hoeffel at the Company 37 fire station on primary election day, May 18).
RESULTS FOR 9TH WARD
|Candidate Name||Party||Votes||% of Total Votes|
|ONORATO, DAN||DEMOCRATIC||777||20.99 %|
|WAGNER, JACK||DEMOCRATIC||320||8.65 %|
|WILLIAMS, ANTHONY HARDY||DEMOCRATIC||905||24.45 %|
|*HOEFFEL, JOSEPH M||DEMOCRATIC||1699||45.91 %|