Campaign '14
By John Guerriero, Kevin Flowers Erie Times-News staff bloggers
John Guerriero and Kevin Flowers have joined forces for Campaign ’14, a blog about the 2014 races for governor and U.S. House, among others. And you'll read about President Barack Obama, Congress and what's going on in Harrisburg. Check it out and you’ll be a lot more informed before voting in the May 21 primary and the Nov. 5 election.   Read more about this blog.
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Posted: August 29th, 2013

Looking for some light lunchtime reading at the office?

Well, we have just the thing for you.

Well, that is, if you’re a political junkie — specifically when it comes to local politics.

Here is the list of candidates that will appear on the ballot in Erie County for the Nov. 5 election. The Erie County Election Office has put the list on the county’s website.

Enjoy.

– John Guerriero

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Posted: May 1st, 2013

If the Erie County Election Office is testing the ballot software for the primary, can voting day be far away?

The answer, of course, is no. The primary is May 21.

The Election Office today started to test the software, a process that could run into Thursday, said Doug Smith, Erie County clerk of elections.

Test votes are being cast for every candidate on the ballot , in all 154 voting precincts in the county.

The test results are uploaded onto the 154 personal electronic ballots, the devices that collect the unofficial totals on primary and election nights, Smith said.

All test votes will be cleared from the PEBs and voting machines after the testing, the Election Office said. A sampling of about 20 voting machines also are being tested, Smith said.

The testing is required by Pennsylvania election law.

– John Guerriero

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Posted: January 30th, 2013

Attention, all local candidates in this year’s election.

The Erie County Election Office is holding a candidates’ information night on Feb. 11 at 5:30 p.m. The event will be held in County Council Chambers, Room 117, at the Erie County Courthouse, 140 W. Sixth St.

Candidates will be able to pick up the nomination petitions that night and get other important that they need to run for various municipal offices. The primary is May 21 and the election is Nov. 5.

A new link on the Erie County government web site also provides important information.

– John Guerriero

 

 

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