What Westmoreland voters need to know for Tuesday’s primary election
Westmoreland County’s nearly 236,000 registered voters head to the polls Tuesday to select from among 483 candidates running in 443 races.
Voters will cast primary ballots to nominate candidates for state judge, county offices including commissioner, judge and sheriff, as well as school boards, local city and borough councils and township supervisors.
Winners from the Democrat and Republican primaries will run for office in the November general election. One state Senate seat will be decided Tuesday in a special election.
There are 421 Democratic and Republican primaries this spring and one special election to choose in the new state senator in the 41st District, which includes part of the county’s northern region.
Here are a few things to know about today’s election:
7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Time polls will be open at Westmoreland County’s 305 voting precincts.
Number to call for the Westmoreland County Elections Bureau
County elections website
Information on polling places, sample ballots and other important information can be found at https://www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/251/Elections.
Visit our website to find primary election preview stories for many races. This also is where you can find ongoing election day coverage as well as results as votes are counted.
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Rich Cholodofsky is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Rich at 724-830-6293, [email protected] or via Twitter .