A bill to ensure voting precincts across Pennsylvania have enough ballots to accommodate in-person voters has been approved by the House State Government Committee.
Fayette County’s elections board is expected to certify its county and local election results today after having to tabulate “numerous” write-in votes, some of which led to ties in municipal races.
The results of the Fayette County primary election have been signed by the county commissioners and submitted to the state.
The process to tabulate the 5,500 ballots cast without a scanning bar code during the May 18 primary in Fayette County is accelerating, and elections officials expect to finish the count by early next week.
Jeff Grimes will become Greene County's next judge after winning both the Democratic and Republican nominations following Tuesday's primary election.
The Fayette County district attorney has filed a search warrant to look into the countywide issue with election ballots that couldn't be scanned.
Unscanned ballots from Tuesday's primary are still being counted at the Fayette County Election Bureau, and the process is expected to be lengthy.
MONESSEN – Monessen's mayor who abandoned City Hall for his first two years in office lost his bid Tuesday for the Democratic nomination to a local businessman.
The following unofficial results in contested races were released by the Fayette County Election Bureau. The most updated numbers include results from 73 of the county’s 77 voting precincts. These totals do not include ballots that had to be counted by hand because they were unable to be scanned, according to Commissioner Scott Dunn. Officials have not said how many ballots will need to be hand counted.
Some Fayette County voters found their ballots were rejected by the scanning machine on Tuesday because they were missing bar codes due to a printing error.
The director of Fayette County's election bureau said a higher number of candidates for school board seats could equal more votes cast in today's primary.
There are a litany of competitive municipal and magisterial district judge races on the ballot in today’s primary election in Washington and Greene counties, but most eyes will be on the open seats for a new judge in each county.
Voters in the May 18 primary election will be asked to consider three proposed amendments to Pennsylvania's constitution and one referendum.
Absentee and mail-in ballots will be sent out to voters in Fayette County early next week after a statewide referendum question that was recently added to the May 18 primary delayed the process.
Lt. Gov John Fetterman addressed students at California University of Pennsylvania Monday afternoon, urging them to get involved in the democratic process.
The Fayette County Election Bureau has released an unofficial list of candidates who have filed to run for local offices in the May 18 municipal primary election.
Jennifer L. Jeffries announced her bid for re-election to the office of magisterial district judge in South Union and Menallen townships.