Palmerton borough's Mayor Brad M. Doll has announced his candidacy for Magisterial District Judge. He plans on cross filing to run on both Republican and Democratic parties. The office is District 56-03-02, which covers the lower end of Carbon County, including the Boroughs of Palmerton, Parryville, Bowmanstown, and townships of East Penn, Franklin, Towamensing, and Lower Towamensing.
Doll was elected mayor
in 2009. He served as a borough councilman from 2005 until becoming Mayor and is a member of the Association of Mayors of the Boroughs of Pennsylvania.