PRIMARY ELECTIONS STATE BY STATE

Pennsylvania

Primaries:

  • Congressional & State primaries: Closed
  • Presidential Primaries: Closed

Registration:

  • Voters may or may not choose to affiliate with a political party, however, affiliation with a party is required to vote in primary elections.
  • 14% of Pennsylvania voters are registered as unaffiliated or “other.”

Details of Congressional & local primary elections:

Campaign & State Partners

Open Primaries PA has launched a legislative campaign (in both the Senate and the House) to allow independent voters in the state the right to vote in Republican and Democratic primary elections. Both pieces of legislation aim to address the voter suppression currently happening in the state and enfranchise the 1.2 million Pennsylvanians currently locked out of the process. Other State Partners: 

                          

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