Updates on the 2022 Pennsylvania primary

Polls open in less than two hours across the Commonwealth, allowing voters to express their choices in nationwide races.

Voters By. preparing for the election


Ballot papers for today’s primary election will include key races for governor, U.S. Senate and two seats in the U.S. Congress.

Why is today’s vote important?

The race in the U.S. Senate will have a direct impact nationally, and the governor’s race will determine the balance of power in Pennsylvania for the next four years.

How can you vote in person?

Polling stations open at 7 am and close at 8 pm. If you are in line before 8pm, you will be allowed to vote. Some decided to vote by mail. You had to send your ballot by mail in time for it to be delivered to county officials by 8pm, or you can hand it in in person. If you choose to do this, make sure you know where your constituency’s election office is located.

Who’s on the ballot?

The first on the ballot will be a race in the US Senate. Three Republicans are equal in the nominations – Mehmet Oz, Dave McCormick and Katie Barnett.

From the Democrats, John Fetterman is still leading over two other candidates, Conor Lem and Malcolm Kenyatta.

Then there is the race for governors, the Democrats have only one candidate – Attorney General Josh Shapiro.

On the republican side of the ballot, nine candidates will fight for their nomination.

The winners of Tuesday’s primary election will be included in the ballot for the November general election

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