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.

Scheller raises 10 times more than Dellicker in Republican primary for 7th Congressional District

BY: - April 18, 2022

Incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Susan Wild has $1M more cash on-hand than Scheller in the bellwether race.

Democratic state House candidate Andre Carroll

Dem Andre Carroll hopes to bring his lived experience to the Pa. House

BY: - April 16, 2022

Carroll, who is openly gay, is running for the 201st House District seat now held by state Rep. Stephen Kinsey, D-Philadelphia.

COMMENTARY

Pa.’s 2022 primary is a race for the base of the base. Why that’s a problem | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 15, 2022

Scorched earth campaigns, polarizing candidates. Now ask yourself why democracy is broken.

At Philly forum, 2022 hopefuls make their pitch to LGBTQ voters

BY: - April 14, 2022

Democratic U.S. Senate candidates John Fetterman and Malcolm Kenyatta were among those who spoke.

F&M poll shows Fetterman leads in Democratic U.S. Senate primary, Republican race remains wide open

BY: - April 14, 2022

A Democrat vying for the party nomination in the race for U.S. Senate has pulled ahead. Meanwhile, the Republican primary remains wide open, according to a Franklin & Marshall College poll released Thursday.

Democrat Enid Santiago survives petition challenge in Lehigh Valley’s 134th House District seat 

BY: - April 13, 2022

She will face incumbent Democratic state Rep. Peter Schweyer, D-Lehigh, who was among her petition challengers.

Corman to stay in GOP governor primary, though election logistics meant his fate was sealed

BY: - April 13, 2022

The highest-ranking Pennsylvania Senate Republican attempted to end his gubernatorial campaign — but it’s unclear if he could have had his name physically removed from the ballot even if he followed through with it. In a filing on Tuesday afternoon, Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman, R-Centre, said he was ending his campaign and asked […]

More than 664K Pa. voters have applied for mail-in ballots ahead of primary election, Pa. says

BY: - April 13, 2022

The 2022 primary election, which will decide each party’s nominees for all 203 state House seats, half of the 50-member state Senate, congressional seats, and the nominees for governor and lieutenant governor in the November general election, is Pennsylvania’s third primary election with the option for no-excuse mail-in ballots.

Citizens demonstrate for voting rights and fair voting districts in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 16, the 56th anniversary of the signing of the federal Voting Rights Act. The protest called for passage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, named for the late civil-rights activist and congressman. Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images

The Voting Rights Act is hanging by a thread; Fla. ruling may allow Supreme Court to cut it

BY: - April 13, 2022

‘Either the Fifteenth Amendment has meaning here or it doesn’t.'

COMMENTARY

Paid time off to vote? Pa. Rep. Cartwright wants to make it happen | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 12, 2022

Employers would have to provide at least two hours of paid time off for federal elections, the NEPA Democrat said.

These Pa. lawmakers have 2022 primary challengers

BY: - April 11, 2022

Left, right and open seat, your comprehensive list of every Pa. lawmaker facing opposition on May 17.

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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