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2012 PA Primary Election Results

April 25, 2012

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Primary Election Dates

February 15, 2011

The following are the key dates to participate in the upcoming May 17th primary election.  If you wish your voice to be heard, please take action by the dates in the article.

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PA State court to consider minors seeking abortion

January 31, 2011

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has decided to consider the role judges play in deciding whether a minor can have an abortion.

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PA considers limiting transfer of prescriptions

January 31, 2011

Pennsylvania officials are watching efforts by Ohio officials to limit the number of times consumers can transfer prescriptions between pharmacies – often as they seek discounts or deals – to see whether the commonwealth might try a similar plan.

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PA Turnpike tolls going up January 2nd

December 31, 2010

Beginning at 12:01 a.m. Sunday, tolls will increase 10 percent for cash customers and 3 percent for E-ZPass holders

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PA Turnpike considers getting rid of cash tolls

December 29, 2010

The Turnpike Commission has hired consulting firms to study how the toll road could switch to a cashless toll-collection system.

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Unofficial PA November 2010 General Election Results

November 3, 2010
2010 General Election
Tuesday, November 02, 2010

 

Unofficial Returns
*** 9,191 out of 9,244 Districts (99.43%) Reporting Statewide ***

Election results were last updated 11/3/2010 6:15 AM.

United States Senator

 

Candidate Votes Percent
SESTAK, JOE (DEM) 1,916,284 49.0%
TOOMEY, PAT (REP) 1,993,704 51.0%
 

Governor

Candidate Votes Percent
ONORATO, DAN (DEM) 1,783,581 45.5%
Runningmate:  CONKLIN, H. SCOTT
CORBETT, TOM (REP) 2,136,683 54.5%
Runningmate:  CAWLEY, JIM

Source: PA Department of State – Elections Information

Unofficial MontCo November 2010 General Election Results

November 3, 2010

NOTE:  As reported by Montgomery County Voter Services — for state wide contests, these are partial (Montgomery County only)  results.

 

Last Updated: November 2, 2010 11:27 PM

Registration & Turnout

583,198 Voters
  Vote Count Percent
Cartridge Turnout 283,367 48.59%
Absentee Turnout 8,515 1.46%
Total 291,882 50.05%

 


United States Senator

430/430 100.00%
Under Votes 3961  
Over Votes 0  
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem – Joe Sestak 154,946 54.12%
Rep – Pat Toomey 131,373 45.88%
Total 286,319 100.00%

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PA House passed bill to make synthetic marijuana illegal

October 5, 2010

PA House passed bill that could make us the 10th state to make synthetic marijuana illegal.

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Rep. Tom Murt presents child labor law bill at hearing

September 29, 2010

No state in the country that has child labor laws on the books requires background checks on employees in the entertainment industry who are working with minors.  If the commonwealth adopts House Bill 2515 or House Bill 19, Pennsylvania would be the first to require them. 

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