With a strong base in areas of industry and ethnic groups, it was once considered a very safe Democratic seat but has become more competitive in recent years. Former longtime Democratic incumbent Paul Kanjorski faced his closest contest ever in 2008, narrowly defeating Lou Barletta, the Republican mayor of Hazleton, 138,849 to 129,358.
This first match was followed by an under age hurling match and ladies’ football game. The pitch has also been redeveloped and lights installed at the lower training pitch. Many members of O’Mahonys have given sterling service while serving as officers on the Meath County Board.
This reaction is stereospecific with the methyl group and the carboxylic acid group ending up in a cis relationship. Chiral resolution using alpha-phenylethylamine gave optically active 47. Oxidation of the double bond with chromic acid gave the triacid 48 as an intermediate which gave dilactone 49 in two intramolecular esterifications.
Holders of diplomatic or official/service passports of the following countries do not require a visa to visit Bhutan for up to 90 days. Upon entering Bhutan, all foreigners are issued a 7 or 14 days Entry Permit by default, valid for Thimphu and Paro only.
Although graphologists have attested that the handwriting is hers, she claims the notes are forgeries and refuses to comment of whether she collaborated with the secret police. A June 2012 ruling by a court in Oradea, where she requested the case be moved in order to avoid media publicity, upheld the CNSAS verdict, confirming that Stănoiu was Sanda and did collaborate with the Securitate.