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.

Democratic U.S. Senate nominee John Fetterman (L) and Republican U.S. Senate nominee Mehmet Oz (R) Campaign file photos

Where do Pa.’s U.S. Senate candidates stand on a proposed national abortion ban?

BY: - September 15, 2022

The winner of the race between Democrat John Fetterman and Republican Mehmet Oz could determine which party controls the chamber next year.

A Lehigh County ballot box is seen at the Whitehall Township Municipal building before the May 17 primary (Photo by Donna Fisher/Armchair Lehigh Valley).

Lehigh County spurns lawsuit’s demand for monitors at ballot drop boxes

BY: - September 15, 2022

Hearing on suit filed by Stephen Miller and Mark Meadows set for Oct. 7.

Fixing one problem with Pa.’s elections could bolster public confidence, Democrats say

BY: - September 15, 2022

As Pennsylvania heads toward an election the nation will be watching, state lawmakers have proposed dozens of changes to the state Election Code aimed at improving ballot access, security, and modernizing the process.  Among those bills, Democratic state representatives said Wednesday, is one that would fix a legislative oversight leading to delays in counting mail-in […]

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EARLY VOTING - USE ONCE ONLY

Should you vote early in the 2022 midterm elections? 3 essential reads | Analysis

BY: - September 15, 2022

It’s important to check with your state’s election office, because different states have different deadlines and options available.

Democratic U.S. Senate nominee John Fetterman (L) and Republican U.S. Senate nominee Mehmet Oz (R) Campaign file photos

Pa.’s U.S. Senate candidates could debate on Oct. 25. Here’s what to know

BY: - September 14, 2022

The first televised debate, and likely only, between Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate candidates might take place two weeks ahead of Election Day.

‘We all have work to do’: Advocates voice opposition to Pa. amendment package

BY: - September 14, 2022

The five-part amendment package includes language to state that the Constitution does not guarantee any rights to abortion.

Pa.’s top election official, Wolf administration stress participation in Nov. 8 general election

BY: - September 13, 2022

Members of the Wolf administration urged eligible Pennsylvanians to participate in the upcoming November general election, reminding individuals that the right to vote should not be taken for granted.

The Whitehall Township Municipal Building, shown on May 9, was one of five locations for ballot drop-off boxes in Lehigh County (Photo by Donna Fisher/Armchair Lehigh Valley).

Group led by Stephen Miller, Mark Meadows sues Lehigh Co. over ballot drop-off boxes

BY: - September 12, 2022

For second time in a year, the county finds itself in lawsuit over ballots.

Democratic U.S. Senate nominee John Fetterman (L) and Republican U.S. Senate nominee Mehmet Oz (R) Campaign file photos

Oz clarifies abortion views, Fetterman capitalizes on conflicting views in Senate race

BY: - September 11, 2022

Pennsylvania’s position as an abortion battleground state is taking shape in the U.S. Senate race, with John Fetterman capitalizing on conflicting statements from Mehmet Oz.

Democrats feel pressure to ‘save the republic’ in campaigns to run state election systems

BY: - September 10, 2022

Election deniers are running for secretary of state in five critical states across the country, and the Democrats challenging them in November say their campaigns have taken on increased importance.

Biden slams ‘extreme MAGA Republicans’ as Democrats launch drive to midterm election

BY: - September 9, 2022

The speech built on themes that Biden addressed in Philadelphia last week.

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These are the election-deniers on the Pa. ballot in 2022 | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - September 9, 2022

A new report sheds light on the depth of election denial in the post-Trump GOP. 

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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