Pennsylvanians go to polls Tuesday

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

Pennsylvania voters will go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 2 to elect a new U.S. senator and governor.

Other races closer to home find incumbents with opponents or running unopposed.

Joe Sestak, Democrat, and Pat Toomey, Republican, are vying for the Senate seat of Arlen Specter, ousted during the primary.

With Edward G. Rendell completing eight years as governor, the new candidates for governor and lieutenant governor are Tom Corbett and Jim Cawley, Republicans, and Dan Onorato and H. Scott Conklin, Democrats.

 At the 9th District Congressional level, incumbent Bill Shuster, Republican, is challenged by Tom Connors, Democrat.

In the 90th District, Republican Todd Rock is running unopposed for representative in the general assembly.

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. next Tuesday.

The polling places in Greencastle are: Ward 1 - Grace United Church of Christ, 128 E. Baltimore St.; and Ward 2 - Greencastle Church of the Brethren annex building, 36 S. Carlisle St.

In Antrim Township they are: Ward 1 - Greencastle Baptist Church, 2377 Buchanan Trail W.; Ward 2 - Kauffman Ruritan Club, 7289 Ruritan Drive; Ward 3 - Shady Grove Community Center; Ward 4 - State Line Community Center; and Ward 5 - Grace Bible Church, 2327 Hoffman Road.

Anyone with questions about the election may call the Franklin County Voter Registration Office at 261- 3886.