Southeastern PA

Montgomery County commissioner Bruce Castor eyes possible primary challenge to Gov. Tom Corbett

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A Republican who opposed Tom Corbett when he was elected attorney general in 2004 says he may take on now-Gov. Corbett in the 2014 GOP primary.

Bruce Castor, a former Montgomery County district attorney and now a county commissioner, confirmed Wednesday he's seriously considering challenging Corbett for the Republican nomination. The story was first reported by the online site

The 51-year-old Castor is the first Republican to publicly express interest in challenging Corbett and he expects to make up his mind by spring. He says he believes the governor's weak leadership in his first two years in office makes him vulnerable.

Castor lost the 2004 GOP nomination for state attorney general to Corbett by more than 5 percentage points.

Due to our site relaunch on October 25, previous comments on existing stories are no longer available.  This change is due to the limitations of Facebook's software 

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the TERMS OF USE  and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Your comments may be used on air. Be polite. Inappropriate posts or posts containing offsite links may be removed by the moderator.


There are 5 areas under advisories, watches or warnings.   DETAILS >>>

Allentown, PA 18102





  • %

This Week's Circulars

Top Stories

Latest from the newsroom

More from the Newsroom