Pennsylvania's Elections

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About Pennsylvania's Election

This year’s Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, May 16. This is an opportunity for Pennsylvania voters to elect candidates to represent their given party in the November General Election.

  • Pennsylvania is a Closed Primary, meaning voters may only elect candidates within their respective registered parties.
  • Voters will elect candidates for local county row officers, municipal offices, and county judges.
  • Voters will elect candidates for four statewide judicial offices to serve ten year terms.



Justice of the Supreme Court (1 seat)

Carolyn Carluccio, Montgomery*
Patricia McCullough, Allegheny

Daniel McAffery, Philadelphia*
Deborah Kunselman, Beaver

Judge of the Superior Court (2 seats)

Harry Smail, Westmoreland*
Maria Battista, Clarion*

Jill Beck, Allegheny*
Tamika Lane, Philadelphia*
Pat Dugan, Philadelphia

Judge of the Commonwealth Court (1 seat)

Megan Martin, Cumberland*
Josh Prince, Berks

Bryan Neft, Allegheny
Matt Wolf, Philadelphia

* Endorsed by respective political party

Resources for Voters

Not registered to vote?
Pennsylvania voters can 
register online.
The last day to register to vote before the Primary Election is Monday, May 1.

Any voter may apply for a mail-in ballot by no later than Tuesday, May 9. Completed ballots must be received by your election board by 8 p.m. on election night.

More information about Voting in Pennsylvania is available online, including how to find your polling place.

Check your voter registration status.

Contact your election office.

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