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The Primary Election is on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. The Bucks County Herald, in partnership with the League of Women Voters of Bucks County, published the Complete Bucks County Voters Guide. The guide provides nonpartisan candidate information and it educates and informs the community on the important information they need to know as they prepare for Election Day.

The Voters Guide is a highly trusted, go-to resource used by thousands of voters throughout Bucks County, featuring:

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Election

Voting rights advocates call for more drop boxes in Bucks County

It wasn’t your average political rally.With the rhythm of a brass band providing the backbeat, a parade of people wearing vibrant blue cardboard boxes reading “Mail-In Ballot Drop …

2021 Primary Election Results

Candidates for local positions numbered 1,848 in the May 18 Primary Election. For complete results go to …

Ross McLennan questions school board operation

Ross McLennan of Hilltown is a candidate for Pennridge School Board. McLennan is concerned with the pace of an appointment to fill a vacancy on the board. “As a candidate for Pennridge …

Julia Justine is candidate for mayor of Riegelsville

Julia Justine is a candidate for mayor of Riegelsville, running as a Republican. She is a registered nurse working at St. Luke’s University Health Network Sacred Heart Campus. Her …

League of Women Voters readies for May 18 Primary

Bucks County candidates running on the May 18 ballot for municipal offices, including school director positions, will be contacted by the League of Women Voters of Bucks County.

Tinicum group supports Thomas-Smith for judge

In the May 18 primary election, Democratic voters will have the opportunity to choose a candidate to run on the November ballot for judge of the Court of Common Pleas. It is the court that hears …

CPA enters race for District Judge in Newtown

Mark Zinman CPA has announced his candidacy for judge of the Magisterial District Court 07-2-07, which covers the Borough of Newtown as well as the townships of Newtown, Upper Makefield and …

Perkasie councilman, Scott Bomboy, to run as independent

Perkasie Borough Ward 3 Councilman Scott Bomboy will run for reelection this year as an independent, nonaffiliated candidate. “In 2018, I dropped my party affiliation for several …

Block announces reelection campaign for Council Rock School Board

Andy Block, two-term incumbent of the Council Rock School Board, announced his reelection campaign and candidacy to represent Region 8 (Upper Makefield Districts 1-4) on the board. Block was …

School administration leader throws hat in ring for Council Rock

Roy Rakszawski has announced his candidacy for election to the Council Rock Board of School Directors, Region 6, which includes voting districts 4, 8, 13, and 18. Both Republicans and Democrats can …

Longtime resident running for Council Rock School Board

Paula Barson, a speech-language pathologist and longtime parent, volunteer, committee member and advocate in the Council Rock School District, has announced her candidacy for Council Rock school …

Bucks Democrats introduce endorsed candidates

Bucks County Democratic Committee Chairman John Cordisco issued the following statement on the party’s endorsements for local positions. “Earlier this month, the Bucks County …

Jeff Bartos puts hat in the ring for U.S. Senate

Jeff Bartos, small business owner and co-founder of the Pennsylvania 30 Day Fund, has announced his candidacy for the United States Senate. “During the Trump administration, millions of …

Noni West vies for Doylestown mayor position

Noni West, vice president of Doylestown Borough Council since 2017, has announced that she is running for mayor. West has been a member of Doylestown Borough Council for 12 years. She is employed …

Kristin Schrader Marcell bids for Council Rock School Board reelection

Wrightstown resident and Council Rock alumna Kristin Schrader Marcell, has announced her reelection campaign and candidacy for the Council Rock School Board to represent Region 9 (Wrightstown and …

Pennsbury School Board candidates join the race

The Falls Township and Lower Makefield/Yardley Democratic Committees have announced their candidates for the Pennsbury School Board in this year’s May 18 Primary Election.Local elected …

Stephen A. Corr vies for judicial post

Stephen A. Corr has announced his candidacy for judge on the Court of Common Pleas of Bucks County. A partner at Begley, Carlin & Mandio in Langhorne, Corr is a lifelong Republican who intends …

Magisterial District Judge Petrucci will seek reelection

Magisterial District Judge Michael W. “Mick” Petrucci will seek reelection to the bench one day after the fifth anniversary of his original swearing-in. Petrucci is serving in his first …

Attorney Dianne Magee running for Bucks judgeship

Attorney Dianne C. Magee has announced her candidacy for the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas. Magee has more than 36 years of professional and community service in Bucks County. A graduate …

John Burke announces bid for Newtown Borough mayor

Constable and former Borough Councilman John S. Burke, 52, has announced his candidacy for mayor of Newtown Borough in the upcoming municipal elections. “My wife and I are so fortunate to …
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