2018 ELECTION CENTRAL

Important Dates & Information

General Election

Last day to register to vote before the General: October 9, 2018

Last day to apply for absentee ballot: October 30, 2018

Primary Election day: November 6, 2018

Candidates

The following positions will be up for election in 2018:

 

Federal

U.S. Senate

U.S. House of Representatives

State

Governor

Lieutenant Governor

PA House Representative

Read below for more information on each position, including the candidates running for election.

U.S. SENATE:

Voters in Pennsylvania will elect one member to the U.S. Senate in 2018.  Each U.S. Senator serves for a six-year term and there are no term limits.

Democrat Bob Casey, Jr. will be defending his seat, which he has held since 2006.

Bob Casey

(Incumbent)

www.bobcasey.com

Lou Barletta

www.loubarletta.com

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: 15TH DISTRICT

Each of Pennsylvania's 18 Representatives to the U.S. House will be up for election in 2018. Representative serve a two-year term and there are no term limits.

Clarion County was previously divided into two Congressional Districts (the 3rd and 5th Districts- represented by Mike Kelly and Glenn Thompson respectively). After the PA Supreme Court ruling on February 19, 2018, Clarion County is now part of the new 15th District. The current representative for the 15th District is Glenn Thompson (R).

Glenn Thompson

(Incumbent)

www.friendsofglennthompson.com

GOVERNOR & LT. GOVERNOR:

Pennsylvania will hold elections for Governor and Lieutenant governor in 2018. In Pennsylvania, major party candidates for governor and lieutenant governor appear on the same ticket in the general election, but are nominated in separate primary elections.

The Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is an elected constitutional officer, the head of the executive branch and the highest state office in Pennsylvania. The Governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and is limited to two consecutive terms.

The Lieutenant Governor of the State of Pennsylvania is an elected constitutional officer, the second ranking officer of the executive branch and the first officer in line to succeed the Governor of Pennsylvania. The lieutenant governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and is limited to two consecutive terms.

The sitting governor is Tom Wolf, a Democrat elected in 2014. The current lieutenant governor is Mike Stack, a Democrat elected in 2014. 

Tom Wolf

(Incumbent)

www.wolfforpa.com

Scott Wagner

 

www.wagnerforgov.com

John Fetterman

www.johnfetterman.com 

Jeff Bartos

www.wagnerbartos.com

STATE REPRESENTATIVE

Pennsylvania State Representatives serve two-year terms, with all seats up for election every two years. All 203 House seats are up for election in 2018.

Clarion County is part of the 63rd Legislative District of the House of Representatives (the 63rd also includes part of Armstrong and Forest Counties).  Representative Donna Oberlander (Republican) currently represents the 63rd District. 

Judge Carolyn Nichols

www.nicholsforpa.org

Conrad Warner

www.conradwarner.com 

Donna Oberlander

www.repoberlander.com

Democratic Party of Clarion County

P.O. Box 809, Clarion, PA 16214

info@clarioncountydems.com

(814) 221-1819

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