Matthew Vough, a resident from Pittston, announced he is running for Luzerne County Council as a Democrat.
Vough, 24, graduated from the Scranton Preparatory School in 2010 and was awarded a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Scranton in 2014.
He is employed as a Marketing Manager at Keystone Automotive Operations Inc. in Exeter.
“In my current role as a marketing manager at Keystone Automotive Operations, I am tasked daily with being creative and diligent –both qualities I want to bring to the county council,” Vough said in his announcement. “We need to use our creativity to present fresh ideas and be diligent in execution of these ideas”
Born and raised in the area, Vough said he wants to get the younger generation more involved in our local government.
“We need to keep the younger generation engaged. Too many people my age leave the area for better opportunities. I want to help build a community where young people show interest in the potential of Luzerne County”