The Pennsylvania Department of State says the state could be on track to set a record for participation in a municipal primary if the current pace of mail-in ballot applications continues.
- More than 500,000 voters in Pennsylvania have already applied for mail-in ballots for the May primary. The Department of State reports that number could put Pennsylvania on track to set a record for participation in a municipal primary if the current pace continues. Another 18,000 people have applied for absentee ballots. The deadline to apply is May the 11th and ballots must be received by the county elections office by May the 18th.