Joel Long seeks re-election as Lock Haven Mayor

Joel Long has announced he is seeking re-election to the office of Mayor in the City of Lock Haven.

Long has lived in the City of Lock Haven the majority of his life and is married to wife Mitzi has four children, Christopher 23, Kelly 20, Sarah 13, and step-son Wyatt Gallagher 16.

Joel has served in public office for 24 years, serving as a Lock Haven City Councilman, Clinton County Commissioner and Mayor of Lock Haven. Joel’s commitment to Lock Haven extends further than government with his dedication to the youth of the area. He spearheaded the re-opening of the Tiger Den Playground and has dedicated over 17 years volunteering as a Little League baseball coach, youth football and helped to create Central PA Youth Basketball for children from 3rd to 6th grade in Keystone Central School District.

Long’s experience helped guide the City through trying times. During his leadership as Mayor the City of Lock Haven has experienced economic growth, attracting new businesses, stores and restaurants, creating a thriving downtown, as well as the addition of a state-of-the-art medical facility.

Long’s candidacy announcement said, “Joel would appreciate the opportunity to continue working to make Lock Haven a better place. You can follow his campaign on Joel Long for Mayor of Lock Haven Facebook page or the Joel Long for Mayor of Lock Haven Google site.

The 2023 Primary Election is May 16. See more important election dates here and other offices up for election here.

Note: The Clinton County Democratic Committee does not endorse candidates in the primary, but makes every effort to help evenhandedly publicize individuals seeking the Democratic nomination or running on the Democratic ticket. We embrace the will of the people following the Primary Election and wholeheartedly support the nominees selected in the election process.

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