Jack Manning from a 2011 ad for County Commissioner

Beaver County Sheriff Tony Guy is among a small group of county officials who have recruited Chamber of Commerce President Jack Manning to run for Commissioner in the 2019 Republican primary, according to sources who have spoken directly to the individuals about next year’s county elections.

Sheriff Guy, a Republican, had initially sought out Manning as a potential candidate to run against Republican Commissioner Sandie Egley, although Egley later announced she will not be seeking re-election and will focus the remainder of her term helping to fight corruption in county government.

While the Beaver Countian has confirmed Manning’s intentions with well-placed sources in county politics, Manning denied he will be running for public office when contacted directly, saying, “I’m not running for anything. [I’m] committed to what I’m doing at the Chamber.”

Sources say Manning wants to finish out this year at the Chamber of Commerce and does not intend to openly discuss his political plans until early 2019.

District Attorney David Lozier and Coroner David Gabauer have also been actively working with Guy to recruit candidates for the 2019 county elections, according to sources in the Republican Party.

Jack Manning had an unsuccessful run for Commissioner back in 2011, a loss largely attributed by politicos to his status as an Independent candidate on the ballot. Manning’s self-financed campaign saw a storefront headquarters in Bridgewater and local cable ads airing on HGTV, MSNBC, and CNN, all branding his “I Back Jack” campaign slogan.

Also privately discussing his intentions to run for County Commissioner in 2019 is Aliquippa Mayor Dwan Walker, who has told a large circle of people that he prayed about the matter and is now committed to running in the Democratic primary.

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John Paul
John Paul is the founder of the Beaver Countian. He reports full-time for the site, specializing in investigative journalism with an emphasis on public corruption.

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Icanread
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Icanread

The Chamber of Commerce is the devil- pushing open borders and slave foreign workers to compete with Americans. Anything or anyone affiliated with the Koch brother’s Chamber of Commerce should be rejected out right.

weezulgoespop
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weezulgoespop

It’s “Beer Thirty,” at icanread’s.

Coo Coo
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Coo Coo

I think that Torrance State Hospital is missing a patient.

Icanread
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Icanread

Oh, I’m sorry. Do you pay your CoC boys club dues every month? A huge % of the population despises the CoC. If they were just a local social club, fine, but the national Chamber is destructive. Be aware what you are paying into.

Ron Burgundy
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Ron Burgundy

That’s the national Chamber of Commerce. Has nothing to do with local C of C’s. I know the similarity got you all excited to say something bad about Republicans though, so do carry on.

John Q Taxpayer
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John Q Taxpayer

I will not vote for anyone hooked up in any type government or law enforcement. My vote will go to an unknown underdog regular Joe that knows the suffering of low wages, increasing taxes and wasteful spending. Someone who is familiar with using their own vehicle to get themselves to work, paying their own fuel costs, insurance, repairs. Someone that knows what it is to worry about putting food on the table, paying the light bill and trying to get and keep health insurance. I will vote for NOBODY that is already experienced in government and taking from the people. When the people fear their government, it is no longer the peoples government. That is exactly what we have now.

Walk
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Walk

JohnQ, Nicely Done !

John Q Taxpayer
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John Q Taxpayer

Thank You Sir

We The People
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We The People

You mean an unknown like Sandie Egley? But you still aren’t happy.

Ron Burgundy
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Ron Burgundy

Well played.

John Q Taxpayer
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John Q Taxpayer

Yep, like her.

John Q Taxpayer
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John Q Taxpayer

Unknown like her, but she wasn’t struggling to buy food and pay bills.

ricimer
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ricimer

When a people fear their government its time to. I wont finish the quote but Benjamin Franklin wrote it as a warning to his fellow Americans. An everlasting warning.

Average White Guy
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Average White Guy

How hard of work is the Chamber of Commerce-what do they do? How many employees/volunteers is Mr Manning in charge of? What payroll..money coming in-going out is he involved with? What do they accomplish on a daily basis? I myself along with a big percentage of Beaver County residents(I’m guessing) do not have a clue what hell the Chamber of Commerce is, or what is produces. Get a clue–we need workers in County politics-not office birthday party organizers-Q is 100% right-except he is missing the fact that people who have a lot going on will never run for County office—it’s a waste of time

Klaw
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Klaw

Over Achievers, DA David Lozier and Coroner David Gabauer have also been actively working with TinyTonyGuy to recruit candidates …. Where do they find the time in their day to day exhaustive duties.

Disgruntled
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Disgruntled

‘I Backed Jack’ in 2011, but he now has a couple of strikes against him. First, anyone that Tony Guy and that gang supports HAS to be crooked, or they wouldn’t back them. Second, the Chamber has been working way too closely with some local businessman who are already firmly established to receive grant money directly rather than going through the normal channels that might result in new businesses being developed (going back to my first point). The local tycoons do not need my grant/tax money. Third, if he is telling us right now that he is not running and he turns around and runs, then he’s a liar. I have no more time for lying, even little white lies. That speaks to character, not just gamesmanship.

Get straight
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Get straight

Dwan Walker?? Just what we need, more Aliquippa politics. How bout you try to run Aliquippa and it’s police department since it’s apparent the chief or anyone else in that corrupt place can’t do it. Vote no for anyone from Aliquippa, Center or Monaca running for anything.

Martina
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Martina

Right, no ALIQUIPPA, no Center, no Monaca politicians! keep praying Dwan

Society Is In Trouble
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Society Is In Trouble

Please dwan will be lucky if he and the fat rat in white and his little buddy at the police station do not get taken in under the RICO act by the fed’s. dwan as a county commisioner, not from federal prison. He got everyone in Aliquippa fooled, but he can not fool a grand jury. The millions they got will go for the fat rat in white or the chief thief to buy more palm tress for his pool on Monaca Heights. I can not wait to see them get taken out in handcuffs’s. Yep, I ain’t tripping I am double dipping, you big dumb dummy, I still can not believe you wrote an email saying Ralph, Stoner and Anthony said it was fine to double dip and steal from the city. Hell who knows maybe you all can have the same cell together. Oh and I still remember you guys crying when Anthony lost the election and you guys were crying like little bitches at the AIC, payback bitches !