Welcome to the

Buckingham Democrats 

Located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Monthly Meetings  -- First Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m.

Buckingham Township Building, Lahaska Room, Lower Level

Our Mission

Buckingham Democrats engages our community, enlightens and informs residents about critical issues, and energizes voters to support our shared values by electing Democratic candidates. 


Meet our 2023 Candidates

Karen Smith

Central Bucks School Board 

Region 1

Karen has opposed the wasteful spending of nearly $750,000 the current school board majority budgeted for legal and public relations fees to defend untenable policies like banning books.  She supports teaching independent thinking so our students can reason for themselves and handle challenging topics. She will focus on smart spending that addresses learning gaps and the teacher/staff shortages, and will return the emphasis to academics, mental & physical health, and safety & inclusion for all students. To learn more about Karen and why she is running:




Heather Reynolds

Central Bucks School Board 

Region 2

Heather is a mom of two children in the district and an engaged community member. She is a champion of academic excellence, welcoming schools, fiscal responsibility, transparency, and fostering a united Central Bucks. To learn more about Heather and why she is running: 




Central Bucks School Board

Region 3

Dana is a nurse practitioner, engaged parent and community advocate living in Buckingham. Dana believes a combination of compassion and common sense are critical to helping others. She will fight for our schools and our community to stay focused on the actual issues we face such as learning loss, staffing shortages, and the mental health crisis facing our youth.  To learn more about Dana and why she is running:




Mike Bateman

Buckingham Township Supervisor

Mike is an entrepreneur and small business owner, and he will bring fresh ideas to our local government.  To learn more about Mike:



Stephanie Weisser

Buckingham Township Auditor

Stephanie is a lifelong resident of Buckingham and is a retired nurse.  She knows that communication and collaboration are key to making local government work for our community.


For 2023 State and County Candidates, please visit the BCDC site.  

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Our Members


Shannon Sticker, Chair

Gordon Muller, Vice Chair

Cindy Stadelmaier, Vice Chair

Susan O'Neill, Secretary

Robert Hinkle, Treasurer

Committee Persons

Andrea Santoro, Lower 1

Margaret Allan, Lower 1

Jackie Nappa, Lower 2

Jim McMahon, Lower 2

Patti Bye, Middle 1

Diane Smith, Middle 1

Shannon Sticker, Middle 2

Kyla Metzger, Middle 2

Robert Woodruff, Upper 1

Ruth Foster, Upper 1

Elisa Rapaport, Upper 2

Sarah Hansen, Upper 2

Robert Hinkle, Upper 3

Linda Munnelly, Upper 3

Pat Houston, Upper 4

Heather Reynolds, Upper 4

Important 2023 PA Election Dates

November 7 -- Municipal Election

October 23 -- Last Day to Register to Vote in the Election

October 31 -- Last Day to Request a Mail-In or Absentee Ballot

Donations to the Buckingham Democrats

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Via PayPal:  PayPal link 

Mail checks to: PO Box 751 · Buckingham, PA 18912

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