What You Need to Know Before Voting in Today's Election
Candidate profiles, polling locations and more.
Today, November 8, is Election Day -- the day to make your choice for local officials such as school board members who decide how your hard-earned tax dollars will be spent.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Nazareth School Board
Nazareth School Board has one open seat for election this year in “Region 1” (Bushkill Township, Tatamy and Palmer Township/Upper, West) and two candidates are running.
Here is one more look at your Nazareth School Board candidates, Lorin Bradley and Jacob Allen.
Nazareth Borough Council
Nazareth Borough Council has two seats open for election this year in "Ward 2" and three candidates are running.
Here is one more look at your Nazareth Borough Council candidates:
On the countywide ballot, Republican Northampton County Councilman Michael Dowd is facing a challenge from Robert Werner, a Democrat.
There's also a race for county controller: Steve Barron, the man who's held the job since 2008, is being challenged by Steve Salvesen, a Hanover Township supervisor.
And lastly, voters will be asked if they want to retain county judge Edward Smith.
Where Do I Vote?
- Nazareth (Ward 1): Nazareth Borough Council Chambers, 159 W. Center St.
- Nazareth (Ward 2): St. John’s United Church of Christ (Prospect Street entrance)
- Nazareth (Ward 3): St. John’s Lutheran Church (Prospect Street entrance)
Upper Nazareth Township
- Upper Nazareth Township (Eastern District): Upper Nazareth Township Municipal Building
- Upper Nazareth Township (Western District): Joseph Thoder Building, Gracedale
Lower Nazareth Township
- Lower Nazareth Township (District #1): Dryland United Church of Christ
- Lower Nazareth Township (District #2): Lower Nazareth Township Municipal Building
- Stockertown Borough: Stockertown Borough Municipal Building, 209 Main St.
- Tatamy Borough: Hope Lutheran Church, 240 S. 8th St.
- Bushkill Township (Center District): Bushkill Elementary School cafeteria
- Bushkill Township (Cherry Hill District): Bushkill Elementary School cafeteria
- Bushkill Township (Clearfield District): Bushkill Township Municipal Building
- Plainfield Township (Belfast District): Edelman’s Sportsman Club, 474 Sportsman Club Road, Belfast
- Plainfield Township (Delabole District): St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church, 1440 Verona Drive, West Bangor
- Plainfield Township (Kesslersville District): Benders Mennonite Church, 975 Benders Church Road
- Plainfield Township (Church District): St. Peters Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1422 Church Road
Still not sure where you should go to vote? Go to the Pennsylvania Department of State website where you can enter your exact address to find out.
If you encounter any problems at the polls (such as voting machines that malfunction), let us know so we can check into it -- contact Mallory Vough at Mallory.Vough@patch.com or at (610) 390-9770.
Patch will report local election results as soon as they become available. Check back tonight for updates after the polls close.