President and other elected spots up for grabs
Area voters going to the polls Tuesday will see a ballot that lists candidates not only for U.S. President but also for a number of state offices.
In what is perhaps the most anticipated and hotly contested election in many years, Republican President Donald Trump is running against Democrat Joe Biden.
Voters across the state will decide elections for attorney general, auditor general and treasurer.
Locally, there are races for 23rd state Senate as well as the 84th and 83rd state House seats.
There is also a race for the 12th U.S. House seat.
Incumbent Democrat Josh Shapiro has three opponents this election for state attorney general: Republican Heather Heidelbaugh as well as Green Party candidate Richard Weiss and Libertarian Daniel Wassmer.
The state auditor general’s race is another four-person race featuring Democrat Nina Ahmad; Republican Timothy DeFoor; Green Party candidate Olivia Faison; and Libertarian Jennifer Moore.
For state treasurer, the candidates are: incumbent Joseph Torsella, Democrat; Stacey Garrity, Republican; Timothy Runkle, Green Party; and Joseph Soloski, Libertarian.
Gene Yaw, an incumbent Republican, is on the ballot once again for the 23rd state Senate seat. His opponent is Democrat Jackie Baker.
Voters casting ballots for the 84th state House seat will decide between Republican Joseph Hamm and Democrat Amanda Waldman.
For the 83rd House seat, it’s incumbent Republican Jeff Wheeland against Democrat Airneezer Page.
The 12th House race features incumbent Republican Fred Keller against Democrat Lee Griffin and Libertarian Liz Terwilliger.
Many people have already cast ballots through mail-in voting.
The polls will open be open Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.