Amid a surge in mail-in ballots, the COVID-19 public health emergency and civil disturbances in six counties, Governor Tom Wolf today signed an executive order extending the deadline for county election offices in Allegheny, Dauphin, Delaware, Erie, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties to re…
National elections take place every even-numbered year. Every four years the president, vice president, one third of the Senate, and the entire House are up for election (on-year elections). On even-numbered years when there isn't a presidential election, one third of the Senate and the whole House are included in the election (off-year elections).
There are no Senators being elected in Pennsylvania this year.
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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News from the US Senate
Northcentralpa.com spoke to Herm Suplizio and Jim Brown, two Republican candidates for the nomination in the 25th Senate district, Sen. Joe Scarnati 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.
Harrisburg, Pa. -- Last week, House Republicans sent a bill to the Senate to address the tragic COVID-19 death rate occurring at the state’s nursing home facilities, personal care homes, and assisted living residences.