Election 2022

Voting is the way we as citizens of the United States and its component states, counties and cities express our opinions and preferences. We are periodically asked to mark our ballots for candidates for various offices and to weigh in on proposals to change or enact laws, impose new taxes and many other kinds of questions. Voting is the cornerstone of our democratic process.

State Rep. Austin Davis wins Democratic nod for Lt. Gov.

BY: - May 17, 2022

Davis beat out fellow state Rep. Brian Sims, D-Philadelphia, and Montgomery County banker and insurance agent Ray Sosa, taking 66.22 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results. 

Mastriano projected winner of Pa. Republican governor primary

BY: - May 17, 2022

Mastriano will face Democratic Attorney General Josh Shapiro, who was running without opposition in Tuesday’s intra-party contests.

Fetterman projected winner of Pa.’s Democratic U.S. Senate race

BY: - May 17, 2022

Fetterman, 52, defeated U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb and state Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta, advancing to the November general election.

LIVE COVERAGE: Primary Election Day 2022 in Pennsylvania

BY: - May 17, 2022

Stay with the Pennsylvania Capital-Star all day for live updates from across the state.

COMMENTARY

Pa. Primary 2022: 3 storylines we’re following today | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 17, 2022

The Trump factor. Will the Dems beat the midterm curse? And what about the race for LG?

COMMENTARY

Pa. voters must prioritize clean energy, environmental issues in Tuesday’s primaries | Opinion

BY: - May 16, 2022

We must make sure our votes support candidates who are focused on protecting the Commonwealth's future.

Voter Registration Update: Pa. GOP further narrows Dems’ registration edge

BY: - May 16, 2022

These are concerning numbers for Pennsylvania Democrats. The party must find a way to pick up the pace, especially in the vote-rich Southeast.

COMMENTARY

What’s on the ballot Tuesday? A choice between fact and conspiracy | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 16, 2022

If the GOP is looking for someone to blame for the erosion of our politics, it can start with the mirror.

COMMENTARY

Want to win the culture war? Choose your words wisely | Opinion

BY: - May 16, 2022

Democrats have every opportunity to occupy the high ground -- especially if the message is disciplined.

Pa. Lt. Gov., Senate candidate Fetterman has stroke; says he expects to make full recovery

BY: - May 15, 2022

Pennsylvania’s leading Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, was admitted to a Lancaster hospital after suffering a stroke, he said in a statement. In a statement released on Sunday afternoon, Fetterman said he’d had a stroke caused by a clot from his “heart being in an A-fib rhythm for too long.” The […]

Primary Preview: Here’s who’s running for Pa. governor

BY: - May 15, 2022

One Democrat and seven Republicans are vying to replace term-limited Gov. Tom Wolf.

Election Day is May 17. Here’s a look at who’s running for U.S. Senate, Lt. Gov. in Pa.

BY: and - May 15, 2022

With GOP U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey retiring from public office, Democrats see this as one of the few chances to gain a seat and build on what’s now a narrow majority in the upper chamber.

Election 2022

Voting is the way we as citizens of the United States and its component states, counties and cities express our opinions and preferences. We are periodically asked to mark our ballots for candidates for various offices and to weigh in on proposals to change or enact laws, impose new taxes and many other kinds of questions. Voting is the cornerstone of our democratic process.

Deadlines

May 2

Deadline to register to vote in the primary

May 10

Applications for a mail-in or absentee ballot must be received by your county election board by 5pm

May 17

Primary Election. Voted Ballots must be received by your county election office by 8pm

Voter Guide

See what’s on your ballot, check your voter registration, and locate your polling place at vote411.org, provided by the League of Women Voters Education Fund.

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