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January 23, 2023

Patrick Welsh

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Lucinda Welsh Launches Campaign in Race for MDJ

Constable/School Resource Officer Seeks Election, Committed to a More Expeditious

and Efficient Court

Benton, PA— Pennsylvania State Constable, Lucinda “Luci” Welsh, has officially announced her

intent to seek election for Magisterial District Judge for District Court 26-3-01. In February,

Welsh and her volunteers will be collecting signatures from residents of the district in support of

her nomination. Individuals, and several local organizations have voiced their support and will

be signing petitions to place her on the ballot for the May 16 Primary Election. Welsh plans to

attend Magisterial District Judge Certification Training in June, 2023 in preparation for her

potential seat as MDJ.

Lucinda Welsh has served as a Pennsylvania State Constable for the last 7 years and is

currently in her fifth year as a School Resource Officer. She has worked diligently to change the

face of the Constabulary in Columbia County, and to represent School Resource Officers in the

most positive way. She has taken her responsibility as guardian, mentor and leader very

seriously, and has performed her duties with integrity, impartiality and respect.

Thomas Anderson, Founder and Vice President of the Columbia-Montour Constables

Association has endorsed Welsh, saying, “I nominated Lucinda Welsh for President of our

association for her integrity and professionalism as a Pennsylvania State Constable. She excels

in protecting and serving her community and will tackle corruption in Columbia County as

Magisterial District Judge.”

According to Welsh, it is her mission “to provide the citizens of this community with a municipal

court that is dedicated to due process, held fiscally accountable, economical to taxpayers, and

is as efficient and expeditious as possible.”

During her time as Constable, she has organized many fundraisers, food and toy drives,

donated and delivered many holiday meals, and lunches for students during the pandemic. She

is a volunteer firefighter and EMT-B, President of the Columbia-Montour Constables

Association, and a member of the Fishing Creek Sportsmen’s Association. She spent many

years farming, and she is a proud supporter of the Future Farmers of America. She is a PA Fish

and Boat Commission Water Rescue Technician, Stop the Bleed Instructor, and a NASRO

Certified Advanced School Resource Officer.

More information about Lucinda Welsh and her campaign can be found on her website, This site includes biographical information about Luci and a calendar

of upcoming events.


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