Voters Head to the Polls in Tuesday’s Primary Election

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. (EYT) – Tuesday is primary election day in Pennsylvania. Voters will decide which candidates will make it on the ballot for the November general election.


You can find your polling lo


Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.


If you are a First-Time Voter, be sure to check what you will need to bring with you on Elections day.

In addition to proper identification, you may choose to bring the following items with you to the polls:

– A list of candidates on the ballot
– A list of key issues or specific proposals that are on the ballot


The Voting Rights Act of 1965

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 makes it illegal for any state or local government to discriminate against racial or ethnic minority groups by denying them the right to vote. It also protects against discrimination of people in language minority groups. The Voting Rights Act was extended in 1970, 1975 and 1982.

Assistance in Voting at the Polling Place

Under federal and Pennsylvania law, if you cannot enter the voting booth or use the voting system due to a disability, you can select a person to enter the voting booth with you to provide assistance. You can choose anyone to assist, except for your employer, an agent of your employer, an officer or agent of your union or the Judge of Elections. The first time you use assistance, you will have to complete and sign a form provided by the Election Officials at the polling place. After the first time, your registration record will include notation of your request for assistance.


Clarion County: 814-226-4000
Clearfield County: 814-765-2641
Forest County: 814-755-3537
Jefferson County: 814-849-1631
Warren County: 814-728-3406

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