Welcome To Ben Avon Heights Borough!

Election Results - November, 6, 2018

Poll numbers for Ben Avon Heights

Total Votes Cast: 243 out of 340 voters registered.

US Senator
Dem - Bob Casey, JR.139
Rep - Lou Barletta99
Lib - Dale R. Kerns, JR.5
Governor
Dem - Tom Wolf144
Rep - Scott R. Wagner96
Lib - Ken V. Krawchuk1
Representative in Congress
Dem - Conor Lamb129
Rep - Keith Rothfus 113
Representative in General Assembly
Dem - Anita Astorino Kulik 156
Write-in Candidates6
Allegheny County Home Rule Charter Amendment
Yes106
No133

Brief Borough History

The Borough of Ben Avon Heights is situated on a hill above the Ohio River just nine miles from the city of Pittsburgh, PA. The approximately two square mile area Borough is primarily a residential community with 142 homes, a lovely community park, and one commercial property, the Shannopin Country Club. Some have described the neighborhood as A Norman Rockwell Kind of Community.

The Borough is governed by a mayor and borough council all of whom serve as elected volunteers. The Borough has a storied past and has included many past mayors and burgesses and well as an interesting history of places where voting has occured.

The current borough real estate tax rate is 7.95 mills and a wage or earned income tax of one half of one percent. The borough’s annual budget is about $500,000. Demographics from 2010 are available.

For a complete history of the formation of Ben Avon Heights Borough, please visit the Borough History page.

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