Election Day in PA: What You Need to Know

Tomorrow is Primary Election Day in Pennsylvania! In addition to the municipal primary elections, several Pennsylvania statewide appellate court races will be on the ballot this year as well as a pair of special elections to fill vacancies in the state House that could tip the balance of power in Harrisburg.

Here is a rundown of everything you need to know to maximize your vote’s impact and help elect candidates that will stand up for our state’s business community.


Voting by mail

The deadline to request a mail-in or absentee ballot was May 9. If you requested a ballot prior to that date and have not yet returned it, the PA Department of State reminds you to hand-deliver your ballot at your county election office, designated drop-box, or drop-off site. Mail-in and absentee ballots must be received no later than 8:00 PM on Tuesday, May 16. To find your county election office, drop-box, or drop-off site, please click here.


Voting in-person

Polls will open be tomorrow from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM. To look up your polling place, click here.



ChamberPAC, the bipartisan political action committee of the PA Chamber, regularly supports and endorses candidates for the Pennsylvania state legislature and certain statewide offices who demonstrate support for our state’s job creators, embrace and adhere to the tenets of free enterprise, and pledge to make Pennsylvania a more competitive home for business. ChamberPAC does not endorse candidates in municipal races.

ChamberPAC has endorsed Republican Judge Carolyn Carluccio for PA State Supreme Court because of her integrity, dedication to fair and impartial application of the law, commitment to judicial ethics, and her deep knowledge of issues facing Pennsylvania’s business community. To read ChamberPAC’s full endorsement of Judge Carluccio, click here

ChamberPAC has endorsed Republican Katie Ford for PA House District 163, comprising part of Delaware County, because of her knowledge of the issues facing the business community as well as her background in special education and service to our country in the U.S. Army. To read ChamberPAC’s full endorsement of Katie Ford, click here

ChamberPAC has also endorsed Republican Michael Stender for PA House District 108, comprising all of Montour County and part of Northumberland County, because of his proven record of community service, dedication to public safety, and his commitment to keeping Pennsylvania’s communities healthy and vibrant. To read ChamberPAC’s full endorsement of Michael Stender, click here.


Remember, the most powerful tools you have are your VOICE and your VOTE! As the largest broad-based business association in Pennsylvania, the PA Chamber encourages employers to support these candidates, whose decisions could deeply impact our state’s business community going forward.


Founded in 1916, the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry is the state's largest broad-based business association, with its membership comprising businesses of all sizes and across all industry sectors. The PA Chamber is The Statewide Voice of BusinessTM.