The Pittsburgh procrastinator’s guide to Pennsylvania’s 2018 midterm elections

Everything you need to know about the races for governor, senator, and more.

Clockwise from top left: Gov. Tom Wolf; Lindsey Williams; Scott Wagner; Jeremy Shaffer; Rep. Conor Lamb; Rep. Keith Rothfus

Clockwise from top left: Gov. Tom Wolf; Lindsey Williams; Scott Wagner; Jeremy Shaffer; Rep. Conor Lamb; Rep. Keith Rothfus

Courtesy candidate Facebook pages

Updated Oct. 24

OK, Allegheny County. It’s crunch time.

The midterm elections are Nov. 6, and Pennsylvanians will get to vote on several important races. All registered voters will have the option to cast a ballot for:

  • Governor and Lieutenant Governor
  • U.S. Senator
  • A member of U.S. Congress
  • A member of the Pa. House of Representatives

Before we dive into the options, here’s what you should do first:

  1. Confirm that you’re registered to vote. There’s no same-day registration in Pennsylvania.
  2. Use this tool to find out who your state representative and senator are.
  3. Find your address on this map if you’re still not sure which Congressional district you’re voting in this November (it’s OK to be confused):