Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The Delaware County government website provides unofficial results.
May 21 was the Pennsylvania Primary Election, which included a number of municipal races and four ballot questions for Radnor Township voters. You can find the unofficial results from the election on the website of the Delaware County Bureau of Elections. Click here for Board of School Directors results. Click here for Radnor municipal race results, including the results from the ballot questions.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Find all your local Primary Election Day information.
May 21 is Primary Election Day. Below you will find links to your local candidates and polling place information. Links To Delaware County Elections Results
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Voters will answer four ballot questions in the May 21 Primary.
Ballot questions about Radnor Township's Charter may bring out more voters to an off-year Primary Election on May 21. Voters will provide yes or no answers to four questions, which will contain within them multiple questions. Radnor solicitor John Rice said he doesn't think any of them are "major changes" in way the township gets things done. Here are the questions: Home Rule Proposal 1 Shall the Radnor Township Home Rule Charter be amended to: 1) require that all township records and reports be prominently posted on the Township's website, and to permit individual Commissioners to add items to the Board agenda; 2) provide that new ward lines be drawn within 10 months after each Decennial U.S. Census Report; 3) establish a Vacancy Board to…
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Take a look at the names you'll find on the ballot.
Tuesday, May 21 is Primary Election Day. Below are the candidates you'll see on your ballot. RADNOR TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTOR—4 Year Term Republican and Democrat Ballot (Vote for not more than Four) Rob Armstrong David J. Falcone E. Martin Heldring Bruce Lenthall Valentine J. (Jim) Link, Jr. Susan Michaelson Lydia Solomon Susan Stern Educator, Community Volunteer Among Democratic Candidates for School Board School Board Candidates Have Economics, Law Backgrounds ______________________________ Treasurer (Vote for One) 4 Year Term John Osborne, Republican Bill Spingler, Democrat Commissioner 2nd Ward (Vote for One) 4 Year Term Richard F. Booker, Republican Diane Edbril, Democrat Commissioner 4th Ward (Vote for One) 4 …
One poll suggests that, while Pennsylvania voters might support medical marijuana use, they aren't in favor of legal pot.
Pennsylvania voters aren't in favor of legalizing marijuana, according to one pole. The Frankin and Marshall College poll of Pennsylvania voters for May 2013 showed that 54 percent of voters polled opposed to legalizing marijuana in the state. A similar F&M Poll at the beginning of February found that 55 percent of respondants were against legalizing marijuana. While voters don't support its outright legalization, 82 percent of those polled favor the use of marijuana for medical reasons if prescribed by a doctor. The poll, which was conducted between April 30 and May 5, gathered responses from 526 registered voters, including 265 Democrats, 196 Republicans and 65 Independents. The full poll is available for review here. The following …
Friday, May 17, 2013
The U.S. Census Bureau says black turnout nationwide, by percentage, exceeded white turnout last year for the first time.
A recent U.S. Census Bureau report shows that blacks had the highest voter turnout among racial identifications in the 2012 general election. Nationwide, 66.2 percent of black citizens voted, exceeding for the first time the turnout of white voters, which was 64.1 percent. In 2008, 66.1 percent of whites voted, to 64.7 percent of blacks. Back in 1996, white turnout was 60.7 percent and black turnout was 53 percent. Black turnout also exceeded white turnout in Pennsylvania last year, 65.2 percent to 62.5 percent. Read a Huffington Post report on the census findings, and see below for statistics comparing other voting demographics: Voter turnout is expected to be far lower in Tuesday's off-year primary election. Polls will be open from 7 a.m…
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
According to poll results, more voters support same-sex marriage in 2013.
A majority of state voters said they are in favor of allowing gay and lesbian couples to legally marry, according to one pole. The Frankin and Marshall College poll of Pennsylvania voters for May 2013 showed that 54 percent of voters polled were in favor of allowing legal same-sex marriages. The 54 percent in favor is up from 48 percent in the previous year. The poll, which was conducted between April 30 and May 5, gathered responses from 526 registered voters, including 265 Democrats, 196 Republicans and 65 Independents. The full poll is available for review here. The following information representes the questions asked in the survey and the results given by voters. 1) Would you favor or oppose a constitutional amendment that would allow…
Former U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak, a Democrat, announced Tuesday that he's exploring another run for the Senate; Sestak narrowly lost to Pat Toomey in 2010.
A rematch between former U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak and U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is in the works as Sestak announced Tuesday that he's exploring a run for the Senate in 2016. Democrat Sestak, a former Navy vice admiral, lost narrowly to Republican Toomey in 2010. Sestak, of Delaware County, has formed an exploratory committee—the equivalent of launching a campaign in terms of Federal Elections Commission paperwork, according to a Washington Post report. Can Sestak beat Toomey? Who would you vote for if the Senate election was held today? Tell us in the comments section below. Tuesday's announcement ends speculation that Sestak, 61, is raising money to challenge Gov. Tom Corbett. Sestak raised $460,000 in the first quarter of this year. A Sestak-…
Monday, May 6, 2013
Read the important dates for voting by absentee ballot.
Delaware County's Election Bureau will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 11, to distribute absentee ballots for the Municipal Primary Election on May 21. The deadline for submitting applications for absentee ballots is 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14. All voted absentee ballots must be received by the Election Bureau by 5 p.m. Friday, May 17, according to the county. The Election Bureau is located in the Delaware County Government Center in Media. The office is opened weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. According to the county: Voters who visit the Election Bureau to obtain an absentee ballot application on May 11 or after 4:30 p.m. on May 14 or to deliver a voted ballot after 4:30 p.m. on May 17 must enter through the…
Monday, April 15, 2013
It's not too late to register to vote in the Primary Election.
The last day to register to vote in the May 21 Primary Election is Monday, April 22. Related: If Approved, Ballot Question Will Make it Easier for Radnor to Spend Money Radnor Man Running for County Judge Delaware County citizens can register to vote at the Voter Registration Commission in the lobby of the Delaware County Government Center, adjacent to the Courthouse, in Media, according to the county. Regular office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during weekdays. To be eligible to vote, an American citizen must be 18-years-old by Election Day. Citizens who turn 18 no later than May 21, 2013, are eligible, if registered in time, to vote. An eligible voter who lives in Delaware County can learn if he or she is registered by …