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Citizens group offers alternative to Central Bucks’ “unconstitutional” voting map

The Central Bucks School District’s proposed map realigning its voting districts violates the U.S. Constitution and the Pennsylvania Public School Code, said attorneys representing “CBSD Fair Votes.”

Four Republicans vying for Bucks GOP endorsement for county commissioner

At least four Republicans are courting the support of the Bucks County Republican Committee for their campaigns for county commissioner.

Andy Warren launches bid for Bucks County Commissioner

Former PennDOT executive Andrew L. Warren, of Middletown Township on Thursday interviewed with Bucks County Republican Party leaders in the hopes of landing the GOP’s all-important primary endorsement for county commissioner.

Bucks County councilman leaves Republicans to join Libertarian Party

Joe Adams, Penndel borough councilman, announced at the council’s meeting Dec. 12 that he would be leaving the Republican Party to join the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania.

Shapiro-Davis Inaugural Committee announces inaugural celebration will be held at Rock Lititz in Lancaster County

Today, the Shapiro-Davis Inaugural Committee is announcing the Inaugural Celebration will be hosted at Rock Lititz, a one-of-a-kind live entertainment production complex in Lititz, Lancaster County.

Governor-Elect Josh Shapiro names longtime top aide, Lehigh Valley native Dana Fritz as chief of staff

On Thursday, Governor-Elect Josh Shapiro announced the appointment of Dana Fritz as Chief of Staff to the Governor of Pennsylvania. A longtime trusted aide, Fritz is a Lehigh Valley native and a …

Pennsylvania Governor-Elect Josh Shapiro and Lieutenant Governor-Elect Austin Davis announce inaugural committee

Governor-Elect Josh Shapiro and Lieutenant Governor-Elect Austin Davis announced the Inaugural Committee that will help plan and execute an interactive inauguration. The Shapiro-Davis Inauguration …

Democrats win control of the Pennsylvania state House

Democrats have won control of the Pennsylvania state House for the first time in more than a decade. State Rep. Todd Stephens (R., Montgomery) conceded his race in the 151st District to Democrat …

Department of State holds dice-rolling event to choose random seed for statewide risk-limiting audit of 2022 General Election

A statewide risk-limiting audit (RLA) of the 2022 midterm election began Thursday with the rolling of 10-sided dice to generate the random 20-digit seed number counties will use to …

Midterm results: Bucks County voters choose their elected officials

The following are Bucks County only results. For statewide election results go to electionreturns.pa.gov.

Republicans and Democrats report “good turnout” for Election 2022

At Bucks County Republican headquarters on Election Day, Pat Poprik was upbeat and optimistic. Across town, at the Democratic Committee, the sentiment was much the same.

WATCH: Josh Shapiro's and Austin Davis' remarks on winning Pennsylvania's Governors race

Governor-Elect Josh Shapiro and Lt. Governor-Elect Austin Davis delivered remarks Nov. 8 after winning the general election for Governor and Lt. Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Watch …

Acting Secretary of State reports on Pennsylvania midterm election

Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman reported that Pennsylvania achieved a relatively incident-free midterm election and thanked county election officials and poll workers for their tireless …

Pennsylvania counties must provide provisional ballots for voters who submitted undated ballot envelopes

All Voting is Local Pennsylvania sent a letter Monday night to elections officials in 10 counties across the state urging them to allow voters who submitted undated ballot envelopes to cast …

Acting Secretary of State urges voters to immediately drop off their mail ballot

Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman today told voters who have already returned their mail ballot and are concerned they might have made a technical error that they should …

Chalk Ninjas hit the street in Lambertville to remind people to vote

On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, young folks hit the Lambertville, N.J., streets to put artistic skills to good use. A crew of 18 Chalk Ninjas decorated town sidewalks with reminders to vote before …

Department of State issues statement about PA Supreme Court Order on undated ballots

According to Spotlight PA, Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court has ordered counties to “refrain from counting” undated or misdated mail ballots in next week’s election, a …

State Senatorial District 16 includes large section of Upper Bucks County and section of Lehigh County

The Oct. 27 edition of the Bucks County Herald included a correction to the League of Women Voters Guide on page A10. The correction was incomplete. State Senatorial District 16 is a new, …

RVCC students to serve as volunteer poll workers through college program

This election season, Raritan Valley Community College students will serve democracy and make a valuable contribution to society by volunteering as poll workers as part of their academic coursework …

Deadline to apply for a Mail Ballot for the Midterm Election is Nov. 1

Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman today urged Pennsylvanians planning to vote by mail ballot in the Nov. 8 election to apply now, before the Nov. 1 deadline, and return their mail ballot …

Priorities USA announces voting rights victory as court rejects GOP attempt to restrict ballot drop box access in Pennsylvania

On Wednesday, the Lehigh County Court in Pennsylvania rejected a GOP-led attempt to restrict access to ballot drop boxes in Lehigh County just weeks before Election Day. Priorities USA supported and …

Pennsylvanians have less than two weeks to apply for a mail ballot for the Nov. 8 general election

Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman today reminded registered Pennsylvania voters that they have less than two weeks, until 5 p.m. Nov. 1, to apply for a mail ballot for the Nov. 8 general …

Pennsylvania elections officials to bust voting myths in webinar series

All Voting is Local Pennsylvania, along with partners, is hosting a series of webinars called “Elections in Focus” to combat misinformation and provide clarity on a number of Election Day …

Pennsylvanians have one week to register to vote in the November General Election

Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman today reminded Pennsylvanians that they have one week – until Oct. 24 – to register to vote in the November general election.

U.S. Senatorial candidate Mehmet Oz, Attorney General Josh Shapiro to engage in Candidate Conversations during 38th Annual Chamber Dinner

U.S. Senatorial candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Attorney General Josh Shapiro will engage in separate, candid conversations live on stage at the 38th Annual Chamber …

Department of State and Governor’s Advisory Commissions highlight voting access milestones

Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman and the five Governor's Advisory Commission executive directors today highlighted the Wolf Administration's efforts to expand voter …

Virtual “troublemaker training” offered for women

Thousands of “never political before” suburban women across the U.S. will gather virtually at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, for “Troublemaker Training.”

State encourages voters to be poll workers for November General Election

In honor of Help America Vote Day today, Acting Secretary of the Commonwealth Leigh M. Chapman is encouraging eligible Pennsylvanians to serve as poll workers for the Nov. 8 election.

Public hearing set to allow Independents to vote in PA Primaries

Opening up Pennsylvania’s primary elections to voters who aren’t registered either as Democrats or Republicans is the topic of a State House of Representatives hearing tomorrow.

Pennsylvania’s mail voting law can stay in place, state Supreme Court rules

The state Supreme Court has upheld Pennsylvania’s mail ballot law, preserving a popular voting method that passed the legislature with bipartisan support but was later challenged by Republican …

Acting Secretary of State gives notice of statewide recount in U.S. Senate race

Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman today issued notice that she will order a statutorily required statewide recount in the May 17 Republican primary race for a U.S. Senate seat.

Bucks voters choose their candidates in May 17 Primary Election

100 percent of Bucks County votes were counted in the May 17 Primary Election. Voter turnout was at 32 percent for the 304 districts. See results from the Bucks County Primary races.

Ahead of PA Primary, officials share Election Day tips

Pennsylvania's primary is four days away, and state election officials want to remind people of the different ways they can vote. More than 8.7 million Pennsylvanians are registered to vote. Key races …

Mail ballot applications exceed 893,775 on last day to apply

Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman reminds voters that 5 p.m. today is the deadline to apply for a mail ballot for the primary.

Bucks County Democrats chairman John Cordisco announces he will not seek another term

Bucks County Democratic Committee Chairman John Cordisco issued the following statement: “After 20 fulfilling and challenging years with the Bucks County Democratic Committee, I will not be …

Department of State reminds voters to complete and return mail ballot applications

Harrisburg – Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman reminded Pennsylvanians they can apply for, complete and return mail ballots in-person in one visit to their county board of …

Here’s how to prepare to vote

A critical component of democracy is that our leaders are selected by us – “we the people“, through the act of voting. In principle, every adult citizen has the power to vote.

Ilya Breyman announces campaign for state representative

Ilya Breyman of Holland, Northampton Township, has announced his bid for state representative in the open 178th House District. “I am running for office because I am deeply concerned by the …

Tracy Pennycuick files for Mensch Senate seat

State Rep. Tracy Pennycuick, has filed as a candidate for state Senate in District 24.“Our momentum is building, and I appreciate the amazing support our grassroots army has delivered during …

Sen. Steve Santarsiero seeks reelection

Steve Santarsiero has announced the launching of his campaign for reelection to the Pa. Senate in District 10 (Bucks County). “During this unprecedented pandemic, my office has helped thousands …

Bucks residents asked to work in voting process

While 80% of eligible voters in Bucks County are registered – an admirably high percentage – voter turnout in the Nov 2021 election was 39.4%. That’s only 31.6% of the total number …

Nomination petition forms available for legislative candidates

Harrisburg, PA – Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman announced today that nomination petition forms are now available …

Green Party candidate Michael Bagdes-Canning bids for Lieutenant Governor

Michael Bagdes-Canning will seek the nomination of the Green Party of Pennsylvania for the office of Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania. Bagdes-Canning is a husband, father, and grandfather living in …

Conservative Clarice Schillinger qualifies for GOP primary

Clarice Schillinger, candidate for Lieutenant Governor and funder of Back to School PA PAC, has qualified for the May GOP primary ballot. Schillinger submitted thousands of signatures, well clear of …

Dr. Kevin Baumlin qualifies for Primary

Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Dr. Kevin Baumlin turned in over 3,000 signed petitions to be officially placed on the May 17 primary ballot for United States Senate. For 30 years, Dr. Baumlin …

Gwen Stoltz wins endorsement for 143rd Democratic State Assembly Committee

Gwen Stoltz, Democratic candidate for the 143rd Assembly District, has earned the unanimous endorsement by the State Assembly District Committee. Pennsylvania’s new 143rd Assembly District in …

Christina “PK” Digiulio announces campaign for governor

Christina “PK” Digiulio has announced her campaign for governor of Pennsylvania on the Green Party ticket. She is a graduate of Lock Haven University and a former analytical chemist for …

Bernie Sauer announces GOP candidacy for 31st House District

Local businessman, community volunteer and lifelong Bucks County resident Bernie Sauer is running for the Republican endorsement for the 31st District in the Pennsylvania House of …

Congressional map unlikely to dramatically alter partisan balance

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has selected a new congressional map that closely resembles the current one, a ruling unlikely to dramatically change the partisan makeup of the state’s delegation.

Jennifer Spillane declares state representative bid

Jennifer Spillane has announced her candidacy to run for the 2022 Pennsylvania House of Representatives for District 31. “After my run for the Pennsbury School Board last year – the …
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