PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Pennsylvania primary has been postponed until June 2 because of the coronavirus pandemic. If you don’t want to vote at a physical location, it’s not too late to register to vote by mail.Bipartisan Election Bill Introduced In Pennsylvania
Who better to spread the message than former Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Hollis Thomas.READ MORE: Police Release Video Of Alleged Suspects Wanted For Deadly Beating At Pat's Steaks In South Philadelphia
“Don’t let COVID-19 take away your right to vote. Hey, it’s your friendly neighborhood tank here. I enjoyed trying to destroy opposing offensive lines while playing for the Birds. And speaking of lines, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, standing in line to vote and using machines used by others can be potentially dangerous to all of us,” Thomas said. “But wait, I got some awesome news for you. Now you can vote from the safety and convenience of your own home. It only takes a few minutes to protect your right to vote. … Don’t let your right to vote get tackled by COVID-19.”
The deadline to register to vote by mail is May 26.MORE NEWS: Man Hospitalized After Shooting Inside Concord Mall, Delaware State Police Say
For more information on how to apply for your mail-in ballot, click here.