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Election guide: Here’s what you need to know for the primary

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Gannon Tase, 3, runs around with a flag while his mom works the polls, at Cornerstone Ministries in Murrysville, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Gannon Tase, 3, runs around with a flag while his mom works the polls, at Cornerstone Ministries in Murrysville, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
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Carrie Schimizzi (left), Vicky Metts, and Kimberly Horrell, work the polls at Newlonsburg Presbyterian Church in Murrysville, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Horrell is running for Register of Wills.
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Pressley the dog, works the polls with her owner Mark Boggs, at Newlonsburg Presbyterian Church in Murrysville, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
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Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
William Thibault (left), walks back to his car after casting his ballot at Cornerstone Ministries in Murrysville, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
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Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
Gannon Tase, 3, runs around with a flag while his mom works the polls, at Cornerstone Ministries in Murrysville, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
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Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
William Thibault (left), walks back to his car after casting his ballot at Cornerstone Ministries in Murrysville, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. William Thibault (left) walks back to his car after casting his ballot at Cornerstone Ministries in Murrysville on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
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A voter makes their way to cast a ballot at SonRise Church in Unity Township, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.

Primary Election Day is Tuesday. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Some of the notable races include Allegheny County district attorney, Allegheny County council, Pittsburgh city council, Westmoreland County sheriff and Westmoreland County commissioner.

To get more information on polling places, go to the official election pages for your county: Allegheny County election page |Westmoreland County election page | Armstrong County election page.

To view a personalized ballot, go to www.vote411.org.

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The Trib has previewed dozens of races to help you be better informed before hitting the polls. You can find our coverage below. In addition, you can read why we think it’s important for you to show up at the polls Tuesday.

Allegheny County

Cross county

Allegheny County Council

Newcomer seeks to unseat longtime Allegheny County councilman in at-large election

Allegheny County District Attorney

Allegheny County DA Zappala faces 1st election challenge in 20 years

Pittsburgh

Voters will elect 5 Pittsburgh City Council members

Towns and schools

Allegheny Valley School District

What to do with Cofax? That’s the question for Allegheny Valley6 School Board candidates

Aspinwall

Aspinwall council race uncontested, but votes will decide length of terms

Baldwin

Baldwin council candidates want to foster strong sense of community

Baldwin-Whitehall School District

Field set for Baldwin-Whitehall school board primary after court decision

Blawnox

3 running uncontested for Blawnox council

Brentwood
Cheswick
Fox Chapel

Gateway School District

Four incumbents, 3 challengers vie for Gateway School Board

Harrison

2 Harrison commissioners face challengers in Democratic primary

Highlands School District

Jefferson Hills

Candidates ready to tackle tough issues in Jefferson Hills

McCandless

2 McCandless council members face primary challenge, 2 others not seeking re-election

Monroeville

Three new faces, one incumbent in Monroeville council race

North Allegheny School Board
North Hills School Board
Oakmont
O’Hara

Penn Hills

Seven Democrats seek two Penn Hills council seats

Two Democrats vie to be new Penn Hills mayor

Only 2 people are on the ballot for 5 seats in Penn Hills School District primary

Plum

Plum’s primary packed with incumbents, first-time challengers

Quaker Valley School District

Quaker Valley board candidates name new high school as big issue

Ross

5 Ross commissioner seats open, only 1 primary race contested

Sewickley

3 current members in race for 4 seats on Sewickley council

Sharpsburg

4 candidates vying for 3 Sharpsburg council seats

South Hills

Candidates for councils, school boards fill primary ballot in South Hills

Tarentum

Crowded Tarentum council race includes candidates seeking multiple seats

Verona

5 seeking to fill 3 seats on Verona council


Westmoreland County

Cross county

Commissioner

Crowded GOP field looking to survive primary, reclaim majority on Westmoreland commissioner board

Westmoreland commissioner candidate pushes hard-right platform

Q&A: Westmoreland GOP commissioner candidates address issues

Common Pleas Court

Polling places

Westmoreland approves multiple polling location changes for primary

Register of Wills

4 candidates seek party nominations for Westmoreland Register of Wills

Q&A with Westmoreland Register of Wills candidates

School boards

Pocketbook issues drive heated contests in school board races

Sheriff

Westmoreland sheriff faces crowded field in GOP primary

Westmoreland sheriff candidates weigh in on office, what changes they’d bring if elected

Towns and schools

Arnold

Embattled Arnold mayor faces a primary contest from a councilman

Delmont

Franklin Regional School District

Here’s where Franklin Regional school board candidates stand on the issues

Hempfield

Hempfield supervisor candidates tackle fire, police issues ahead of primary race

Irwin/North Irwin/Manor

Candidates need for Irwin, North Irwin and Manor councils

Lower Burrell

Lower Burrell’s former solicitor challenging 2 city councilmen for seat

In Lower Burrell mayor’s race, attracting business is key issue

New Kensington-Arnold School District

A field of 9 vying for 6 seats on New Kensington-Arnold School Board

Norwin School District

9 seek 5 spots in Norwin School Board race

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