Stephen Urban

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Stephen A. Urban
Luzerne County Council
In office
Jan 2, 2012 – incumbent
Preceded by position created
Constituency Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Luzerne County Board of Commissioners
In office
Jan 3, 2000 – Jan 2, 2012
Succeeded by Position abolished
Personal details
Political party Democratic (2010-present)
Republican (2000-2010)
Children 5
Residence Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Awards Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (2), Meritorious Service Medal (5), Army Commendation Medal (2)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Service/branch US Army
Years of service 24
Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Battles/wars Vietnam, Gulf War

Stephen Anthony Urban (born 1952 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) is a former Luzerne County Commissioner and current member of the Luzerne County Council.

2010 Lieutenant Governor Campaign[edit]

Urban was a Republican candidate in the 2010 Primary Election for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania. He was also the unopposed Republican candidate for the Pennsylvania Senate - District 14 Primary Election on May 18, 2010. Stephen Urban ran against John Yudichak and lost in the November 2, 2010 General Election.[1]

Transition to County Council[edit]

With the decision to adopt a home rule charter in 2011, Commissioner Urban decided to run for one of the seats on the new 11 person county council. He placed second in the 2011 General Election with 22,741 votes.[2]


  1. ^ name='PA DOS List 03-30'> "2010 General Primary, Not Final Unofficial List of Candidates - In Ballot Order" (PDF). PA Department of State. Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation. 2010-03-30. pp. 1, 5. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
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