HONESDALE - Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, May 16. Anyone that has not registered to vote, has until Monday, April 17 to do so.
In this election, Democratic and Republican voters in Wayne County will choose a nominee for a 10-year term as Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, with votes being cast for other statewide judicial posts on the Supreme, Superior and Commonwealth Courts as well.
The parties will also choose nominees for School Board Director, municipal Auditors and tax collectors, township supervisors, borough council members and mayors. The parties will also elect their municipal election officials with each voting district choosing a Judge and an Inspector of Elections.
To view the unofficial list of candidates for these posts, visit www.WayneCountyPA.gov/BureauofElections.
Those needing to register to vote, can do so in person at the county Bureau of Elections, or online.
The last day to register to vote in the Primary Election is this Monday, April 17.
You can register in person at the Bureau of Elections on the third floor of the Wayne County Courthouse Annex in Honesdale between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13, and Monday, April 17. The office is closed Good Friday, April 14.
You can also register online at http://www.votespa.com/en-us/register-to-vote/Pages/How-to-Register.aspx
In Pike County
To register to vote in Pike County, visit the Elections Office at the County Administration Building, 506 Broad St., Milford, Monday- Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Ballot information for Pike County is available at http://www.pikepa.org/elections.html.
Lists of candidates running in Wayne and Pike counties are also planned for an upcoming article in The News Eagle.
To register you must be a citizen of the United States for at least one month, be a resident of Pennsylvania and your election district for at least 30 days and be 18 years of age.