During a historic primary already battling the delays and increased safety measures of COVID-19, complications with write-in ballots and limited provisional ballots are an “absolute mess,” according to Forrest Lehman, director of Lycoming County Voter Services.
PA House of Representatives
State Representatives are all elected on even-numbered years to two-year terms. Some voters will see a single uncontested incumbent on the ballot for their district.
The Primary Election is Tuesday, June 2, having been postponed from the original April date because of COVID-19. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Check with your local polling place for possible changes.
This year, voters are being encouraged to apply for a mail-in ballot. You can apply online at VotesPa.com. Applications for mail-in ballots will be accepted through May 18, 2020 until 11:59 p.m.
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PA State News
Northcentralpa.com spoke to Joe Hamm and David Hines, two Republican candidates for the nomination in the 84th House of Representatives district. Rep. Garth Everett is retiring after a long career, leaving the seat up for grabs.
Harrisburg, Pa. – The House of Representatives today passed Senate Bill 1108, which would distribute approximately $2.6 billion in federal relief funds throughout Pennsylvania’s counties as well as across various state government departments.