When is primary election day in Pennsylvania?

Answer This year's Pennsylvania primary is May 18. Voters will be choosing candidates for the U.S. Senate, the House of Representatives, governor and lieutenant governor. The polls are open from 7 a.m. to... Read More »

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What happens in a primary election?

Primary elections developed in the early 20th century as a means for U.S. voters to have more say in selecting candidates for political parties versus party leadership having total control. Candida... Read More »

When is primary election day?

Typically, primary election day is different in every state. A primary election allows voters to choose candidates for their upcoming November elections, both presidential and non-presidential. If ... Read More »

What is the definition of a primary election?

A primary election is generally the first of two elections in the process of selecting candidates to fill public offices. The general election is where the winning candidate is chosen to fill the o... Read More »

Who votes in the primary election?

Primary elections are held to determine a political party's candidates for a general election. All registered voters are allowed to vote in a primary election. However, each state has its own prima... Read More »