Shapiro casts vote via emergency absentee ballot
After testing positive for COVID-19 hours before the polls opened for the Pennsylvania primary election, Attorney General Josh Shapiro, the Democratic candidate for governor, cast his vote by emergency absentee ballot.
Shapiro’s campaign announced he had tested positive for coronavirus ahead of a trip to Johnstown and Pittsburgh. In a statement, a spokesperson said Shapiro is experiencing “mild symptoms” and that he plans to be back on the campaign trail next week.
This may not be how I imagined voting in this primary election — but there’s nothing that could’ve stopped me from participating in our democracy and casting my ballot.
— Josh Shapiro (@JoshShapiroPA) May 17, 2022
“This is not how I expected to spend primary election day,” Shapiro said in a video posted to social media Tuesday afternoon.
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