Pennsylvania Elections

for 2018

General election is on Nov. 06, 2018.

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Voters registration dead line:

  • In-Person: 30 days before Election Day
  • By Mail: 30 days before Election Day
  • Online: 30 days before Election Day
There is No early voting but there is absentee voting
First day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot……………………………………..September 17
Last day to REGISTER before the November election…………………………. October 9
Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot…………………………………….. October 30
Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee November 2
GENERAL ELECTION………………………………………………………………………November 6

Federal Level

President: There is NO candidate running for president in 2018

Senator: The Democratic candidate running for senate is Bob Casey Jr, incumbent

US Congress: The Democratic candidates running for senate are:

District 1:Scott Wallace; District 2:Brendan Boyle (I); District 3:Dwight Evans (I); District 4:Madeleine Dean; District 5:Mary Gay Scanlon; District 6:Chrissy Houlahan; District 7:Susan Wild; District 8:Matt Cartwright (I); District 9: Denny Wolff; District 10:George Scott; District 11:Jessica King; District 12:Marc Friedenberg; District 13:Brent Ottaway; District 14:Bibiana Boerio; District 15:Susan Boser; District 16:Ronald DiNicola; District 17:Conor Lamb; District 18:Michael Doyle (I).

State Level

State Executive Level:

Governor: There is 1 Democratic candidate running for Governor in 2018

Tom Wolf, incumbent

Lt. Governor: There is 1 democratic candidate running for Governor in 2018

Mike Stack

State Congressional Level

State Senate: A total of 25 seats out of the chamber’s 50 seats are up for election in 2018. Pennsylvania state senators serve staggered, 4 year terms and half of the Senate is up for election every two years. The Democratic candidates are:

Dist. 2:Christine Tartaglione (I); Dist. 4:Art Haywood (I); Dist. 6:Tina Davis; Dist 8:Anthony Williams (I); Dist. 10:Steve Santarsiero; Dist. 12:Maria Collett; Dist. 14:John Yudichak (I); Dist. 16:Mark Pinsley; Dist 18:Lisa Boscola (I); Dist. 22:John Blake (I); Dist. 24:Linda Fields; Dist. 26:Timothy Kearney; Dist 28:Judith McCormick Higgins; Dist. 30:Emily Garbuny Best; Dist. 34:Ezra Nanes; Dist. 36:William Troutman Jr.; Dist 38:Lindsey Williams; Dist. 40:Tarah Probst; Dist 42:Wayne Fontana (I); Dist. 44:Katie Muth; Dist. 46:James Craig; Dist 48;Lois Herr; Dist. 50:Sue Mulvey;

State House: All 203 House seats are up for election in 2018. Pennsylvania state representatives serve 2 year terms, with all seats up for election every two years. Because there is so many candidates, I will not list them, but please vote for the Democratic candidate that represents your district (if there is one).

Ballot measures: All ballot measures are for Philadelphia voters only.

Ballot Question 1: Philadelphia Police Advisory Commission Funds Charter Amendment
Ballot Question 2: Philadelphia Board of Education Independent Responsibility Charter Amendment
Ballot Question 3: Philadelphia Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for City Employees Charter Amendment

Municipal Elections:

There is 1 municipal election in Pennsylvania in 2018