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How Red or Blue is Your Precinct?

We list polling places, candidates and voter registration statistics.

Residents of Lower Merion and Narberth will head to the polls from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday to vote for municipal representatives (Lower Merion's Board of Commissioners and Narberth's Borough Council) as well as for members of the Lower Merion Board of School Directors and for county and state government positions.

Below, find out where residents should vote (based on where they live) and for which elected positions they can vote, as well as how many people in each precinct, ward and municipality are registered with each of the major political parties, according to county records as of Oct. 22.

Lower Merion and Narberth

Residents throughout the township and borough can vote for the following positions:

  • School board: seven candidates for five seats. Five candidates are running under both the Democratic and Republican columns: incumbents Diane P. DiBonaventuro and Virginia O. Pollard and challengers Marissa Golden, Robin Vann Lynch and Subha C. Robinson. Two other incumbents, Susan J. Guthrie and Lisa Fair Pliskin, skipped the primary and are seeking re-election under the heading Education Without Politics.
  • County commissioner: four candidates for three seats. Republicans Jenny Brown and incumbent Bruce Castor face Democrats Leslie Richards and Josh Shapiro.
  • Court of Common Pleas judge: four candidates for two seats. Democrats Cheryl Austin and Richard Haaz face Republicans Dan Clifford and Maureen Coggins.
  • Commonwealth Court judge. Republican Anne Covey faces Democrat Kathryn Boockvar.
  • Superior Court judge. Democrat David N. Wecht faces Republican Vic Stabile.
  • County district attorney. Incumbent Republican Risa Vetri Ferman is unchallenged.
  • Sheriff. Incumbent Republican Eileen Whalon Behr faces Democrat William A. Holt Jr.
  • County clerk of courts. Democrat Ann Thornburg Weiss faces Republican Moon Ahn.
  • Controller. Republican Stewart Greenleaf Jr. faces Democrat Diane B. Morgan.
  • Coroner. Democrat Walter I. Hofman faces Republican Gordon S. Clement.
  • Prothonotary. Republican William E. Donnelly faces Democrat Mark Levy.
  • Recorder of Deeds. Democrat Linda M. Hee faces Republican Nancy J. Becker.
  • Register of Wills. Republican Patricia A. Mosesso faces Democrat D. Bruce Hanes.
  • Treasurer. Democrat Jason E. Salus faces Republican Chuck Wilson.

The party-registration breakdown throughout the township and borough is as follows:

Location D voters R voters Others Total Lower Merion 26,151 (58%) 13,064 (29%) 6,174 (14%) 45,389 Narberth 1,983 (61%) 767 (24%) 497 (15%) 3,247 Both 28,134 (58%) 13,831 (28%) 6,671 (14%) 48,636

Narberth

  • Borough Council: three candidates for three seats. Democrats Mike Alexander, Bob Weisbord and incumbent Sam Quinn are unopposed by the Republican Party. 

Polling-place locations and party-registration statistics by ward are as follows:

Location Polling place D voters R voters Others Total Ward 1 583 (59%) 227 (23%) 170 (17%) 980 Ward 2 976 (60%) 411 (25%) 231 (14%) 1,618 Ward 3 424 (65%) 129 (20%) 96 (15%) 649 All 1,983 (61%) 767 (24%) 497 (15%) 3,247

Lower Merion, Ward 1

  • Board of Commissioners. Incumbent Democrat Daniel Bernheim faces Republican A.J. Kait.

Polling-place locations and party-registration statistics by precinct are as follows:

Location Polling place D voters R voters Others Total Precinct 1 597 (61%) 258 (26%) 125 (13%) 980 Precinct 2 853 (57%) 478 (32%) 172 (11%) 1,503 Precinct 3 364 (40%) 412 (46%) 126 (14%) 902 All   1,814 (54%) 1,148 (34%) 423 (12%) 3,385

Lower Merion, Ward 2

  • Board of Commissioners. No race this year.

Polling-place locations and party-registration statistics by precinct are as follows:

Location Polling place D voters R voters Others Total Precinct 1 552 (41%) 622 (47%) 423 (12%) 1,333 Precinct 2 Gladwyne Presbyterian Church
331 (38%) 409 (47%) 129 (15%) 869 Precinct 3 719 (63%) 302 (26%) 125 (11%) 1,146 All   1,602 (48%) 1,333 (40%) 413 (12%) 3,385

Lower Merion, Ward 3

  • Board of Commissioners. Incumbent Democrat Paul McElhaney faces Republican Raymond Fullbright.

Polling-place locations and party-registration statistics by precinct are as follows:

Location Polling place D voters R voters Others Total Precinct 1 537 (69%) 155 (20%) 82 (11%) 774 Precinct 2 789 (59%) 388 (29%) 165 (12%) 1,342 Precinct 3 369 (38%) 493 (50%) 121 (12%) 983 All   1,695 (55%) 1,036 (33%) 368 (12%) 3,099

Lower Merion, Ward 4

  • Board of Commissioners. No race this year.

Polling-place locations and party-registration statistics by precinct are as follows:

Location Polling place D voters R voters Others Total Precinct 1 587 (71%) 119 (14%) 116 (14%) 822 Precinct 2 816 (68%) 203 (17%) 184 (15%) 1,203 Precinct 3 596 (53%) 312 (28%) 207 (19%) 1,115 All   1,999 (64%) 634 (20%) 507 (16%) 3,140

Lower Merion, Ward 5

  • Board of Commissioners. Incumbent Democrat Cheryl Gelber is unopposed.

Polling-place locations and party-registration statistics by precinct are as follows:

Location Polling place D voters R voters Others Total Precinct 1 436 (60%) 196 (27%) 90 (12%) 722 Precinct 2 621 (61%) 263 (26%) 140 (14%) 1,024 Precinct 3 857 (57%) 447 (30%) 190 (13%) 1,494 All   1,914 (59%) 906 (28%) 420 (13%) 3,240

Lower Merion, Ward 6

  • Board of Commissioners. No race this year.

Polling-place locations and party-registration statistics by precinct are as follows:

Location Polling place D voters R voters Others Total Precinct 1 497 (49%) 383 (37%) 144 (14%) 1,024 Precinct 2 Devereux Carriage House 447 (44%) 415 (40%) 165 (16%) 1,027 Precinct 3 443 (42%) 458 (43%) 156 (15%) 1,057 All   1,387 (45%) 1,256 (40%) 465 (15%) 3,108

Lower Merion, Ward 7

  • Board of Commissioners. Incumbent Democrat Liz Rogan faces Republican Beth Ladenheim.

Polling-place locations and party-registration statistics by precinct are as follows:

Location Polling place D voters R voters Others Total Precinct 1 774 (68%) 252 (22%) 104 (9%) 1,130 Precinct 2 614 (60%) 253 (25%) 159 (15%) 1,026 Precinct 3 655 (59%) 296 (27%) 154 (14%) 1,105 All   2,043 (63%) 801 (25%) 417 (13%) 3,261

Lower Merion, Ward 8

  • Board of Commissioners. No race this year.

Polling-place locations and party-registration statistics by precinct are as follows:

Location Polling place D voters R voters Others Total Precinct 1 387 (65%) 134 (23%) 70 (12%) 591 Precinct 2 377 (56%) 202 (30%) 97 (14%) 676 Precinct 3 614 (65%) 241 (26%) 85 (9%) 940 Precinct 4 551 (60%) 234 (26%) 128 (14%) 913 All   1,929 (62%) 811 (26%) 380 (12%) 3,120

Lower Merion, Ward 9

  • Board of Commissioners. Incumbent Democrat George Manos faces Republican Richard Kaufman.

Polling-place locations and party-registration statistics by precinct are as follows:

Location Polling place D voters R voters Others Total Precinct 1 634 (62%) 222 (22%) 169 (16%) 1,025 Precinct 2 732 (68%) 216 (20%) 132 (12%) 1,080 Precinct 3 Bala Gym 718 (63%) 302 (26%) 122 (11%) 1,142 All   2,084 (64%) 740 (23%) 423 (13%) 3,247

Lower Merion, Ward 10

  • Board of Commissioners. No race this year.

Polling-place locations and party-registration statistics by precinct are as follows:

Location Polling place D voters R voters Others Total Precinct 1 388 (44%) 387 (44%) 97 (11%) 872 Precinct 2 1,259 (59%) 422 (20%) 454 (21%) 2,135 Precinct 3 627 (54%) 311 (27%) 228 (20%) 1,166 All   2,274 (54%) 1,120 (27%) 779 (19%) 4,173

Lower Merion, Ward 11

  • Board of Commissioners. Incumbent Republican Lew Gould is unopposed.

Polling-place locations and party-registration statistics by precinct are as follows:

Location Polling place D voters R voters Others Total Precinct 1 393 (44%) 414 (46%) 91 (10%) 898 Precinct 2 235 (50%) 154 (33%) 78 (17%) 467 Precinct 3 558 (48%) 470 (40%) 141 (12%) 1,169 All   1,186 (47%) 1,038 (41%) 310 (12%) 2,534

Lower Merion, Ward 12

  • Board of Commissioners. No race this year.

Polling-place locations and party-registration statistics by precinct are as follows:

Location Polling place D voters R voters Others Total Precinct 1 708 (69%) 205 (20%) 111 (11%) 1,024 Precinct 2 608 (66%) 215 (23%) 92 (10%) 915 Precinct 3 729 (55%) 378 (28%) 222 (17%) 1,329 All   2,045 (63%) 798 (24%) 425 (13%) 3,268

Lower Merion, Ward 13

  • Board of Commissioners. Incumbent Democrat Brian McGuire faces Republican Louis Barson.

Polling-place locations and party-registration statistics by precinct are as follows:

Location Polling place D voters R voters Others Total Precinct 1 680 (64%) 268 (25%) 118 (11%) 1,066 Precinct 2 824 (68%) 262 (21%) 133 (11%) 1,219 Precinct 3 637 (62%) 227 (22%) 168 (16%) 1,032 All   2,141 (65%) 757 (23%) 419 (13%) 3,317

Lower Merion, Ward 14

  • Board of Commissioners. No race this year.

Polling-place locations and party-registration statistics by precinct are as follows:

Location Polling place D voters R voters Others Total Precinct 1 596 (62%) 245 (25%) 125 (13%) 966 Precinct 2 690 (67%) 200 (19%) 146 (14%) 1,036 Precinct 3 752 (66%) 241 (21%) 154 (13%) 1,147 All   2,038 (65%) 686 (22%) 425 (13%) 3,149

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