Pennsylvania Primary Election
“Typical” is how a Philadelphia elections official describes the problems that have cropped up so far in the first couple of hours of voting.
With nominees for governor and other offices to be decided, Monday is the deadline to register to vote in May’s Pennsylvania primary.
Just hours after the state House sent it to him, Governor Tom Corbett on Wednesday evening put his signature on the controversial bill that will require voters to show photo ID when they go to the polls in November.
Democratic legislators say they’ll fight efforts to get Pennsylvania’s primary election postponed. They plan to file, today, to intervene in a federal lawsuit on the matter.
Longtime Philadelphia City Councilman Frank Rizzo was the surprise loser in the recent Republican primary. He’s back at work, saying he’s ready to move on after his elected duties are over, later this year.
Karen Brown, who was recruited by party bosses, now leads John Featherman by 58 votes, more than a week after voters went to the polls.
The official citywide count will begin on Friday, and continue over the weekend and through next Wednesday.
Low turnout is expected in Tuesday’s primary election in Philadelphia, but both official and unofficial watchdogs will be out to make sure things go smoothly.
The Pennsylvania primary is tomorrow and some politicians are reaching out to an underdog who they think can help them win.
One of the names on the ballot for an open Municipal Court slot is for a woman who is not qualified to be a judicial candidate.
Pennsylvania’s primary election is set for May 17th, but if you want to vote in the election you have to register by the end of today.