The Carbon County Democratic Party held its Spring pre-election social on Friday, May 3, at the Whispering Pines Banquet Hall, Penn Forest Township. Among the principals attending included, from left, Judy Moon, party vice chairwoman and candidate for re-election as Register of Wills, Brad Koplinski of Harrisburg, 2014 candidate for Pa. lieutenant governor, Joe Sestak of Montgomery County, past candidate for U.S. Senate who is exploring a 2014 candidacy for Pa. governor, Billy O'Gurek, party chairman,and Ronald J. Sheehan, candidate for re-election as county treasurer.