Northampton County

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With less than 100 days before the general election, Northampton County is already preparing for election day — and tens of thousands of mail-in ballots.

Pennsylvania polls for the presidential primary closed Tuesday night, June 2. Counties were hit by a surge of mail-in votes this year. As WLVR’s Tyler Pratt reports, Northampton County ballots have been tallied, but Lehigh County is still counting.

About 1.8 million Pennsylvanians applied for mail-in ballots for this election, leaving officials with a lot more work than they are used to. WLVR’s Haley O’Brien has the story from Northampton County.

After paper ballots caused a tumultuous last election, Primary Election Day in Northampton County started quietly.

Tuesday’s primary election includes a Republican race in Northampton County for a state House seat. The 138th District covers the north-central section of the county, including lower Nazareth, parts of Bethlehem Township, and some of the Slate Belt.


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