Lots of choices and races for Pennsylvania primary voters

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The deadline to vote in the primary election is Tuesday at 8 p.m. Stack later said his wife entered a residential treatment facility for a mental health issue.

Under the old map, this was the infamous District 7: the flagrant, "Goofy kicking Donald Duck" gerrymander that tied Democratic-leaning Philadelphia suburbs to heavily Republican Amish country, pulling in pieces of five counties and 26 municipalities along the way. He's challenged by Democrat Jessa Lewis.

Signs also have been posted regarding an error on some local Republican ballots, and Elections Board members firmed up plans Monday for dealing with it.

Casey is running for a third six-year term in office. That has put a target on his back for Republicans.

The primary elections for Nueces County voters are not over. The sleepier Republican contest for U.S. Senate could play a role come November in deciding whether Republicans maintain U.S. Senate control.

Disenfranchising so massive a cohort in primary elections works against the very notion of representative democracy.

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Polls showed him running close to Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker, another of the leading contenders. Governor Hogan directed all state flags to be flown at half-staff until sunset on the day of his funeral .

May 21 is the deadline to register to vote or update voter registration information for the June 5, 2018 Statewide Direct Primary if you want to vote at your regular polling place or vote by mail.

The group includes Democrat Mohammad Said, an Ephrata physician, Libertarian Mike Luke, an Edgwood businessman, independent Charlie Jackson, of Anacortes, and fisheries specialist Sam Wright, founder of the Human Rights Party, who all ran for the other Senate seat in 2016, and Don Rivers who ran for a U.S. House seat that year. What were the 3rd and 5th Districts criss-crossing this region just three months ago are now labeled the 15th and 16th districts.

Democrats say Rothfus, a former member for the hardline Freedom Caucus is too conservative for the moderate district, and that Lamb enjoys almost universal name recognition after winning his high-profile special election.

Eighty-four candidates are running in 18 House districts in light of new court-ordered redrawn congressional district maps in February. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security offered in mid-April to do a free assessment of any city, county or state system, upon request.

Rep. Lou Barletta is hoping Trump's recent run of successful election suggestions continues in the Pennsylvania Republican Senate primary.

The high-profile contests in the primary are vacancies in the large parts of Pennsylvania where one party or the other has an overwhelming majority of voters.

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