For the past month, the democratic team of incumbent Jerry Notarianni and newcomer Debi Domenick felt they had a comfortable, if not insurmountable lead.
The two say they worked hard up to election day and cruised to victory.
"You know if you work hard and worry a lot and give it heck and hopefully things work out, and I had a lot of confidence, and you just hope all goes well, and it did," said Notarianni.
Jerry Notarianni says he can also work well with Republican commissioner-elect Chris Chermak and predicts people in Lackawanna County will not see the dysfunction that often plagued the commission over the past four years.
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