Deadline approaching for primary mail-in ballot application

Sen. John Sabatina Jr. (D-5th dist.) will be unopposed in the primary and general elections.
James Robinson | Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus

The Pennsylvania primary will take place on Tuesday, June 2, and ballots can be cast by mail or in person.

The application deadline for a mail-in ballot is 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26. Apply by clicking this link.

Mail-in ballots must be received by 8 p.m. on election night.

Because of the coronavirus, the city has dramatically reduced the number of polling places. To find your polling place, visit here.

For more information, call 215-MU6-3469 or 215-MU6-1591.

Voters will nominate candidates for president, convention delegate and alternate delegate, U.S. House, state Senate, state representative and state attorney general, auditor general and treasurer.

Most of the candidates are unopposed.

For president, Democrats will choose among Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden and Tulsi Gabbard.

There are six Democartic candidates for auditor general: Scott Conklin, Michael Lamb, Tracie Fountain, Rose Rosie Marie Davis, Nina Ahmad and Christina Hartman.

For president on the Republican side, the choices are Donald Trump, Roque Rocky De La Fuente and Bill Weld.

Voters will also decided on the following two questions:

“Shall the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to create a Department of Labor, headed by a Cabinet-level Director, to enforce City laws that protect Philadelphia workers; to oversee labor relations, such as collective bargaining, with the City’s unionized workforce; to investigate compliance with worker protections set forth in City contracts; and to manage programs concerning City employees; and to create a Board of Labor Standards to review and adjudicate matters arising from such work?”

“Shall the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to revise rules pertaining to prohibited activities of appointed City officers and employees, to generally allow such officers and employees to volunteer for state and federal political campaigns outside of work time and without using City resources; to continue to prohibit participation in any political campaign for a City office or Philadelphia-based state office; and to revise penalty provisions pertaining to such restrictions and prohibited activities generally?” ••