May 15, the day campaigns have had circled on their calendars for months, is finally here.
Those who need a ride to the polls can call the county Democratic headquarters, at 570-622-3155 or Republican headquarters at 570-622-1540. Voters who identify as Democrats also outnumber their Republican counterparts by more than 9 percentage points. Vu encourages those voters to vote and return that ballot promptly through the mail. If you're registered as an Independent, you are able to vote on some ballot initiatives. The three front-runners are Ashley Lunkenheimer, a former assistant US attorney; Mary Gay Scanlon, a lawyer; and Richard Lazer, a former deputy mayor in Philadelphia. This year, there will be a general election contest in 72 percent of House seats and 79 percent of Senate seats.
EMILY's List, which supports women candidates who back abortion rights, has endorsed five women running for office in Pennsylvania this cycle, including Houlahan and Reddick. Matchups will be set in the race for governor, U.S. Senate, Pennsylvania's 18 U.S. House seats, state legislative races and more.
Most significantly, the new map likely gives Democrats a better shot at winning seats in Philadelphia's heavily populated and moderate suburbs, where Republicans had held seats in bizarrely contorted districts, including one labeled "Goofy Kicking Donald Duck".
In the 14th, the Democrats are Bibiana Boerio, Adam Sedlock, Bob Solomon and Tom Prigg.
The split could be attributed to more Republicans staying home who've participated in past elections, he said, and the few contested races on the ballot.
Scott Wagner, a York County state senator since 2014, has always been viewed the front runner. There are no other candidates on the ballot in this district, but WESA's An-Li Herring has reported that it will probably be a competitive race. There are 10 Democrats running for the district, which is mostly based in Delaware County but also includes parts of Philadelphia and Montgomery County.
Meghan Markle's mother has arrived in London ready to meet the Queen
The former Suits actress is set to tie the knot with the British royal on 19 May at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, England. Recall, the half-brother of Megan Markle wrote a letter to Prince Harry with the request "not to marry Megan".
Governor: There are three Republicans running for governor: Paul Mango, Scott Wagner, and Laura Ellsworth.
Republicans voting in today's primary will pick their party's opponent for Gov. Tom Wolf.
There's been a steep drop in the number of uncontested seats compared to four years ago.
Rep. Lou Barletta is hoping Trump's recent run of successful election suggestions continues in the Pennsylvania Republican Senate primary.
They also look to be a favorite in the 7th District, which is about an hour outside Philadelphia.
The state Supreme Court issued a new congressional map in February, splitting Centre County into two districts.
Polls open at 7 a.m.in Northeast Wisconsin's 1st State Senate District and central Wisconsin's 42nd Assembly District.