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How Allegheny County’s next executive could reshape the local power structure

The field running for the Democratic nomination for Allegheny County Executive now includes County Councilwoman Olivia Bennett, attorney Dave Fawcett, state Rep. Sara Innamorato, City Controller Michael Lamb, project manager Erin McClelland and County Treasurer John Weinstein. The county’s first new leader in 12 years will make appointments to dozens of boards that shape policy in the region.