Mid-Term Election Voting Information

Mid-term elections will take place on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. The Pennsylvania Senate and Governor races are both close and crucial. Multiple issues like abortion, crime, and voting rights are on the ballot.

Mehmet Oz (Republican) and John Fetterman (Democrat) are in a highly contested race for a senate seat. Doug Mastriano (Republican) and Josh Shapiro (Democrat) are campaigning for Pennsylvania’s Governor seat that Tom Wolf has held for the last two terms.

Temple University American Politics Professor expressed that there “is an enormous amount at stake not only for Pennsylvania but for the nation” in this year’s midterms. Temple students like Morgan Weir find this election incredibly important to vote in, with issues like the overturning of Roe v Wade making her feel like “this, in particular, was an important election.”

All voters are able to drop off their mail-in ballots on November 8th before all ballot boxes lock at 8 PM. There was a mandate issued by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, regarding dates on the external envelopes of mail-in and absentee ballots. While a date is not required on these ballots, they will be designated into a separate section to be counted.

There are a variety of polling locations on and around campus for those who live on campus and are planning on voting in person. Students can find their exact polling location here, but can also reference the of polling locations below.

Yorktown Arms

1300 West Jefferson Street

Amos Recreation Center

1817 North 16th Street

Bright Hope Baptist Church

1601 North 12th Street

North Central Choice (PHA)

809 West Berks Street


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