Don’t forget to vote in midterm election on Tuesday, Nov. 6

November 5, 2018

Don’t forget to head to the polls this Tuesday, Nov. 6 to vote in the midterm elections. All registered voters in Pennsylvania can participate in the election and will be able to choose their candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor, U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, State Senate (even-numbered districts), and the State House of Representatives.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Click here to find your polling place.

Here are races of interest for West Philly residents: 


Tom Wolf (Democrat; Elected governor in 2014)
Scott Wagner (Republican)
Ken Krawchuk (Libertarian)
Paul Glover (Green)

Lieutenant Governor

John Fetterman (Democrat)
Jeff Bartos (Republican)
Jocolyn Bowser-Bostick (Green)
Kathleen Smith (Libertarian)

U.S. Senate

Robert P Casey, Jr. (Democrat, running for his third term in the U.S. Senate)
Lou Barletta (Republican)
Neal Gale (Green)
Dale Kerns (Libertarian)

U.S. House of Representatives

District 3

Dwight Evans – Democrat. The incumbent by way of appointment and long-time state representative from Oak Lane.

Bryan Leib – Republican. The 32-year-old treasurer of the Philadelphia Young Republicans and the GOP-endorsed candidate.

State House of Representatives

Democratic candidates in West Philly are all running unopposed.

District 188 – James R. Roebuck
District 190 – Vanessa Lowery Brown
District 191 – Joanna McClinton
District 192 Morgan Cephas

State Senate

District 8 – Democratic incumbent Anthony Williams, a political fixture in the city, is running unopposed.

More information on the midterm election in Pennsylvania can be found on the Committee of Seventy website.

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