Pennsylvania Military and Overseas Voters, Return your Ballot NOW for the May 18, 2010 Special Congressional Election!
Tuesday, May 18, Pennsylvania will hold a special general election to fill the seat for the 12th Congressional District vacancy left by the passing of Congressman John Murtha. The 12th Congressional District consists of all of Greene County, and parts of Allegheny, Armstrong, Cambria, Fayette, Indiana, Somerset, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties.
The candidates in this election are:
- Mark S. Critz, Democratic
-Tim Burns, Republican
-Demo Agoris, Libertarian
In addition to the 12th Congressional District special election, Pennsylvania voters will also cast ballots for a variety of other offices including: governor, lieutenant governor, state senator and representative, U.S. senator and U.S. representative.
If you are eligible to vote in this election, and requested and received a ballot for the November 4, 2008 presidential election, you should have received an absentee ballot by now, unless your mailing address has changed.
Returning Your Ballot
Completed absentee ballots must be postmarked no later than May 17, 2010. Voted absentee ballots from members of the military must be postmarked no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, May 17, and received by the County Board of Elections by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25. To make sure your ballot arrives by the deadline, vote and return your ballot IMMEDIATELY upon receiving it!
Havenít Received Your Ballot? Use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB)
If you reside in the 12th Congressional District and requested your ballot prior to April 19, you should use the Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot (FWAB) to vote in the special general election that will also be held along with the Primary Election on May 18, 2010. Everything you need to complete a FWAB is available at www.fvap.gov; just follow the instructions for using the FWAB in Pennsylvania. The FWAB is also available from your Voting Assistance Officer. You can find a candidate list or what is included on the ballot by going to www.votespa.com.
Your FWAB must be postmarked no later than May 17, 2010. Voted FWABs from members of the military must be postmarked no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, May 17, and received by the County Board of Elections by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25. Send your FWAB to your County Election Official.
If you live in one of the 12th District Counties, you can mail your FWAB and other materials directly to your local election official. Their contact information is below.
Allegheny County Board of Elections
604 County Office Building
542 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2953
Phone: (412) 350-4500
Fax: (412) 350-5697
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Armstrong County Board of Elections
Armstrong County Courthouse
500 East Market Street
Kittanning, PA 16201-1429
Phone: (724) 548-3222
Fax: (724) 548-3714
Email Address: email@example.com
Cambria County Board of Elections
PO Box 269
200 S. Center Street
Ebensburg, PA 15931-1947
Phone: (814) 472-1464
Fax: (814) 472-9642
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fayette County Board of Elections
Fayette County Public Service Building
22 E. Main Street
Uniontown, PA 15401-3412
Phone: (724) 430-1289
Fax: (724) 430-4948
Email Address: email@example.com
Greene County Board of Elections
County Office Building
93 E. High Street, Room 102
Waynesburg, PA 15370-1839
Phone: (724) 852-5304
Fax: (724) 852-5321
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Indiana County Board of Elections
825 Philadelphia Street
Indiana, PA 15701-3934
Phone: (724) 465-3852
Fax: (724) 465-2935
Email Address: email@example.com
Somerset County Board of Elections
300 N. Center Avenue, Suite 510
Somerset, PA 15501-1472
Phone: (814) 445-1549
Fax: (814) 445-7991
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Washington County Board of Elections
100 W. Beau Street, Room 206
Washington, PA 15301-4432
Phone: (724) 228-6750
Fax: (724) 250-6422
Email Address: email@example.com
Westmoreland County Board of Elections
2 N. Main Street, Suite 109
Greensburg, PA 15601-2405
Phone: (724) 830-3150
Fax: (724) 830-3152
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
For More Information: For more information on voter registration, call the Department of Stateís toll-free hotline at 1-877-VOTESPA (1-877-868-3772), or visit www.votespa.com or visit FVAP at www.fvap.gov.
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