Bill Swartz, the president of Sherman Property Management Inc., has announced he’ll seek election to the state House of Representatives to fill the seat left open when Eugene DePasquale was elected the state’s auditor general.
Swartz, a co-developer of the Codo apartments in York, is a member of the Green Party. He will face off against Democrat Kevin Schreiber and Republican Bryan Tate in the May 21 special election for the 95th House District.
Schreiber is director of economic development for York’s Redevelopment Authority. Tate is vice president of philanthropy at York County Community Foundation and a former chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Todd Platts.
Swartz, who lives in Spring Garden Township, is a graduate of Colgate University. Prior to starting Sherman Property Management in 1998, he worked for Kinsley Construction and the Bell Family Shelter. He also is a member of the Better York executive board.