Primary Elections

Primary elections in PA are held on the third Tuesday of May in most years. In presidential years, the primary election is held on the fourth Tuesday of April. This year is a presidential year and the 2024 PA Primary is on Tues. April 23.

In a primary election, each political party selects its candidates to run for office during the general election. The candidates who get the highest number of votes in the primary election go on to run in the general election . In PA, you can only vote for the candidates in the same political party you have named in your voter registration.

All voters can vote on:

  • Constitutional amendments,
  • ballot questions, and any special election contests held at the same time as a primary election.

    PA 2024 Primary Election

    On April 23, 2024 Pennsylvanians will be conducting primary elections for US President/Vice-President, US Senator,  PA Attorney General, PA Auditor General, PA Treasurer, US House of Representatives, PA Senator (odd districts) and PA House. You don’t want to be left out of this one!

    PRIMARY CANDIDATES

    The following candidates have secured enough signatures and submitted their nomination petitions, a filing fee, candidate affidavit and a financial disclosure statement to appear on the ballot for the PA Primary Election on Tuesday, April 23, 2024. We are supporting the PA Dems endorsed candidates. Other candidates may be running.

    PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

    Joe Biden

    VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

    Kamala Harris

    U.S. SENATE

    Bob Casey Jr.

    ENDORSED BY PA DEMS

    PA Attorney General

    NO CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL WAS ENDORSED BY THE PA DEMS.

    PA AUDITOR GENERAL

    Malcolm Kenyatta

    ENDORSED BY PA DEMS

    PA TREASURER

    Ryan Bizzarro

    ENDORSED BY PA DEMS

    U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES – PA 10th District

    The 10th Congressional District includes parts of CUMBERLAND County consisting of the TOWNSHIPS of Cooke, Dickinson, East Pennsboro, Hampden, Lower Allen, Lower Frankford, Middlesex, Monroe, North Middleton, North Newton (only blocks 1000, 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005, 1006, 1007, 1009, 1010, 1011, 1012, 1013, 1025, 1026, 1027, 1028, 1029, 1030, 1031, 1033, 1034, 1035, 1037, 1038, 1039, 1040, 1041, 1042, 1043, 1045, 1066, 1067, 1070 and 1071 of tract 012802), Penn, Silver Spring, South Middleton, South Newton, Upper Allen and West Pennsboro and the BOROUGHS of Camp Hill, Carlisle, Lemoyne, Mechanicsburg, Mount Holly Springs, New Cumberland, Newville, Shiremanstown and Wormleysburg; All of DAUPHIN County and Part of YORK County.

    U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES – PA 13th District

    The 13th Congressional District includes parts of CUMBERLAND County consisting of the TOWNSHIPS of Hopewell, Lower Mifflin, North Newton (all blocks except 1000, 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005, 1006, 1007, 1009, 1010, 1011, 1012, 1013, 1025, 1026, 1027, 1028, 1029, 1030, 1031, 1033, 1034, 1035, 1037, 1038, 1039, 1040, 1041, 1042, 1043, 1045, 1066, 1067, 1070 and 1071 of tract 012802), Shippensburg, Southampton, Upper Frankford and Upper Mifflin and the BOROUGHS of Newburg and Shippensburg (Cumberland County Portion).

    Beth Farnham

    PA STATE SENATE – 31ST DISTRICT

    The PA 31st Senate District includes parts of CUMBERLAND County including Lemoyne, Lower Allen Township, Mechanicsburg, New Cumberland, Shiremanstown and Upper Allen Township  and YORK County.

    Mark Temons

    PA STATE HOUSE – 87TH DISTRICT

    The PA 87th House District includes parts of CUMBERLAND County consisting of the TOWNSHIPS of Lower Allen (Precinct 02), Monroe, Silver Spring, South Middleton (Precincts 01, 02, 06, 07, 08, and 09) and Upper Allen and the BOROUGH of Mount Holly Springs.

    John Flood

    PA STATE HOUSE – 88TH DISTRICT

    The PA 88th House District includes parts of CUMBERLAND County consisting of the TOWNSHIPS of Hampden and Lower Allen (Precincts 01, 03, 04, 05, and 06) and the BOROUGHS of Mechanicsburg, New Cumberland and Shiremanstown.

    Sara Agerton

    PA STATE HOUSE – 103RD DISTRICT

    The PA 103rd House District includes parts of CUMBERLAND County consisting of the TOWNSHIP of East Pennsboro and the BOROUGHS of Camp Hill, Lemoyne and Wormleysburg and Part of DAUPHIN County consisting of the CITY of Harrisburg (Wards 01 [Division 01], 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09 [Division 01], 10, 11, 12, 14 and 15).

    PA STATE HOUSE – 193RD DISTRICT

    The PA State House 193rd District includes parts of CUMBERLAND County consisting of the TOWNSHIPS of Cooke, Dickinson, Penn, Shippensburg, South Newton, Southampton and the BOROUGH of Shippensburg and Part of ADAMS County consisting of TOWNSHIPS of Berwick, Butler, Hamilton, Huntington, Latimore, Menallen, Oxford, Reading and Tyrone and the BOROUGHS of Abbottstown, Arendtsville, Benderville, Biglerville, East Berlin, New Oxford, and York Springs.

    NO ANNOUNCED CANDIDATE AT THIS TIME

    PA STATE HOUSE – 199TH DISTRICT

    The PA State House 199th District includes parts of CUMBERLAND County consisting of the TOWNSHIPS of Hopewell, Lower Frankford, Lower Mifflin, Middlesex, North Middleton, North Newton, South Middleton (Precincts 03, 04, and 05), Upper Frankford, Upper Mifflin, and West Pennsboro and the BOROUGHS of Carlisle, Newburg, and Newville.