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Incumbents win big in Tuesday primary elections

The municipal elections occurred across the state on Tuesday during the Pennsylvania primary elections.

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

Long lines snaked out of the William Pitt Union last November as more than 1,000 students showed up to cast their votes in the 2018 general election.

Challenger Bethany Hallam defeats county council president in primary

Bethany Hallam (pictured) won the primary election over incumbent John Defazio for Allegheny County Council President.

By Lauren Bruckstein, For The Pitt News

May 22, 2019

After a close election, Bethany Hallam won the Democratic primary election for an Allegheny County Council At-Large seat 53.54% to 46.11%, or by 7,450 votes, Tuesday night.

Deadline approaching for primary voter registration

Pennsylvania residents who wish to vote in the May 21 primary election must register to vote by next Monday and be registered as a member of a party.

By Jon Moss, Contributing Editor

April 18, 2019

Pittsburghers will have an opportunity to go to the polls for City and county elections in the coming weeks, but the voter registration deadline is closing soon. Pennsylvania residents who wish to vote in the May 21 primary election must register to vote by next Monday.

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