What to expect at the polls on May 21

May 21, 2019, is not just a typical Primary Election where voters’ ballots determine which candidates will move on to the November General Election.

May 21 is also a Special Election where voters will select the next U.S. Congressman to represent the 12th Congressional District.

Marc Friedenberg
Marc Friedenberg

Marc Friedenberg is the Democratic nominee to replace Tom Marino in the U.S. Congress. He needs your vote!

Friedenberg serves as an assistant teaching professor at Penn State and teaches cybersecurity and cyberlaw courses. A Columbia Law School and Penn State graduate, Friedenberg was born in northeast Philadelphia and now lives with his wife and two young daughters in State College. He is eager to bring jobs to North Central Pennsylvania, fight for education, defend healthcare and protect the environment.

Learn more about Marc at www.marcforpa.com.

Also on the May 21 ballot

PA Superior Court

Three Democrats are vying for only two open seats. Voters will only be able to vote for two.

Candidates on the Democrat ballot include Amanda Green-Hawkins, Beth Tarasi and Daniel McCaffery.

County Commissioner

Incumbent Paul Conklin and Angela Harding are the two Democrats seeking the party’s nomination to move forward to the November ballot. Voters may vote for two candidates in this race.

County Sheriff

Kerry Stover is seeking another 4-year term as county sheriff and is running unopposed.

County Auditors

Incumbent Michelle Crowell is the only Democrat to file a petition to run for a county auditor position.

District Attorney

Dave Strouse is seeking another four-year term as district attorney. He is unopposed.

County Prothonotary

Incumbent Marie Vilello is seeking another term as county prothonotary. She is unopposed in the primary.

Register & Recorder

No Democrats filed a petition to serve as Register & Recorder. Voters may submit write-ins.


Every precinct in Clinton County has seats up for election this year (including city council, township supervisors, borough council and municipal auditors). See who is up for election by viewing your own precinct sample ballot using the link below.

Looking for a Sample Ballot?

Click here to view a sample ballot for your precinct.

See candidate announcements and bios here

Note: The Clinton County Democratic Committee does not endorse candidates, but makes every effort to help evenhandedly publicize individuals seeking the Democratic nomination or running on the Democratic ticket. We embrace the will of the people following the Primary Election and wholeheartedly support the nominees selected in the election process.

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