District Attorney James P. Goodman bested a field of four attorneys to win the Republican and Democratic nomination in Tuesday's Primary Election for the vacant seat in the Court of Common Pleas in Schuylkill County.
Goodman carried the Republican nomination with 4,941 votes. Runnerups were, James G. Conville, 3,237; Lloyd R. Hampton, 2,232; Gary D. Marchalk, 1,909, and Cal Shields, 1,514.
On the Democratic ballot Goodman polled 6,088. Runnerups were, Conville, 3,617; Shields, 1,372; and Marchalk, 906.