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Deadline for Voter Registration Approaches



Jeff Bohen- Digital Reporter

Voting season is upon us, with the municipal primary taking place on Tuesday May 21.

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The deadline to register, or make changes, to your voter registration information, for the Municipal election is Monday April 22. Click for a Bucks County Voter Registration application.

Pennsylvania residents can also register to vote online via the Pennsylvania Department of State by clicking here.

If you plan to be away for the municipal primary, voters can apply for an absentee ballot by clicking here.

Last week the County Board of Elections posted its “unofficial candidate list

Turnout for Municipal primaries in Bucks,  according to county records, has not been stellar at all.

2011- 13.57 percent

2013- 11.26 percent

2015 and 2017- 12.11 percent.

As of December 2018,  Bucks County registered voter breakdown by party is as follows:

Democrat- 196,365

Republican – 185,993

Other- 75,094

Total- 457,452 registered voters.


Jeff Bohen
Digital Reporter
Jeff Bohen has been covering news in the Philadelphia region since 2008 for Temple Student Radio WHIP, Intern at WBCB, a Patch.com freelancer for 4 different Patch sites, and he is the co-founder/creator of LeviittownNow.com
Bohen is a passionate about educating the public on issues surrounding mental health, as he lives with Bi-Polar Disorder. In his free time, Jeff is an a avid sports fan, podcast listener, and metal head.

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