Primary Election 2014

May 20, 2014- Jessica Illuzzi
ELECTION COVERAGE - It's primary election day in Pennsylvania.
Democratic voters will have a lot of decisions to make. They will choose who will run against Corbett for Governor in November. Businessman Tom Wolf is considered the front-runner. His rivals are U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, state Treasurer Rob McCord and former state environmental protection secretary Katie McGinty.

There also is a five-way race for the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor: Michael Stack III, Mak Critz, Mark Smith Jr., Brandon Neuman and Brad Koplinski.

Governor Corbett and Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley are unopposed on the GOP side.

Pennsylvania voters are also choosing party nominees for all seats in the U.S. House and for all state House seats and half of the 50 state Senate seats.

There are two people running for the democratic nomination for US Congressman for the 5th Congressional district Kerith Taylor and Thomas Tarantella. The nominee would face Congressman Glenn GT Thompson.

John Donahue is the democratic nominee for state representative of the 75th legislative district. He is unopposed for the primary and will run against Representative Matt Gabler in November.
Representative Thomas Sankey will run unopposed in November there are no candidates for the democratic nominations.

On big question is who takes over for Representative Sam Smith who decided not to run for reelection. Paul Corbin, Harry Bodenhorn and Chris Dush are in the race for the republican nomination and Robert Santik is unopposed for the democratic nomination.

Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

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