Nominating Petitions for May Primary Will Be Available Feb. 12

Are you considering a run for open seats on school board or borough council?

Considering a run for Woodland Hills, Wilkinsburg or Pittsburgh school board? Edgewood, Swissvale, Forest Hills or Wilkinsburg council? Or a local post in one of the surrounding communities?

Nominating petitions for all local elected offices appearing on the May 21 municipal primary ballot will be available on Tuesday, Feb. 12.

Nominating petitions may be obtained by visiting the Elections Division in Room 601 of the Allegheny County Office Building located at 542 Forbes Ave. in downtown Pittsburgh between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. For questions or additional information, call 412-350-4528. 

Candidates for statewide judicial and Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas races may obtain petitions by contacting the Commonwealth’s Bureau of Commissions, Elections & Legislation at 717-787-5280 or by visiting www.dos.state.pa.us/bcel.

Due to changes in the Pennsylvania Election Code, petitions issued by the Allegheny County Elections Division in prior years cannot be used by candidates for this year’s election cycle.


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