Election 2019

In May 21, 2019 the MUNICIPAL PRIMARY ELECTION will be held.

On November 5, the MUNICIPAL ELECTION will be held.

The election calendar is posted in the Government Directory section.

Coming soon!  How our local league is enabling the voting public to participate in the MUNICIPAL PRIMARY ELECTION

In 2018 we elected state and federal officials:

  • all state representatives (2-year term)
  • the two state senators serving Lehigh County (4-year term)
  • our member in Congress (2-year term)*.
  • one U.S. Senator for PA (6-year term)

Click here for the Pennsylvania election calendar for 2018.

For information about candidates in Lehigh County, click on “Voters Guide.”

For more information about voters registration and elections, go to “Links.”

New “Links”! Under “Voting Resources”

Two online voting resources for students and first-time voters from the Center for School, College & Career Resources.

College Voter Prep Guide

Navigating the Election Process for Students & First Time Voters

Two additional resources from Center for School, College & Career Resources.

Accreditation & Online Colleges

Earn a Degree Online in 2018

Primary Election 2018

Click here for information about the Candidates Forum for the 7th Congressional District that took place on May 2 at Alumni Hall, Northampton County Community College.  The information is posted in the “Discussion” section.  The local LWV leagues in Lehigh and Northampton counties coordinated the Forum.  PBS 39 and RCN videotaped the event and aired it later that week.  Click here to view that program.

Click here for information about the final Candidates Forum for the 7th Congressional District that took place on October 25 at Gracedale’s Chapel in Nazareth.  The information is posted in the “Discussion” section.  The 90-minute forum was co-sponsored by both the Lehigh and Northampton County Leagues and featured the three candidates: Democrat Susan Wild, Republican Marty Nothstein and Libertarian Tim Silfies vying for the District seat. The candidates appeared in front of a full house and answered questions submitted by League members as well as the many constituents in attendance. John Kincaid, Lafayette College professor, moderated, asking the candidates questions on numerous current issues.

Barbara Williams, Voters Services Chair, and her counterpart in LWV Northampton County, coordinated this event.

Left to right, Molly Faust, Secretary, and Mary Erdman, Action Chair, FDPA Liaison

PBS 39 and RCN taped the candidates forum and aired it later that week.

*Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Remedial Plan

New Congressional district map released by Supreme Court of PA
(Morning Call report)

Click here for a detailed map of the new Congressional district map.

Click here for information from the PA Department of State.

** The League of Woman Voters is a non-partisan organization. **
While individual members often support candidates and are active in their campaigns,
and members run for office themselves, the organization does neither
and our board members do not participate in election campaigns.