The polls will be open from 7 a.m.to 8 p.m. Stack later said his wife entered a residential treatment facility for a mental health issue.
In contrast with Lake County, Drew Wenger, chair of the Valparaiso Democratic Committee, said Porter County has always had a Republican majority, though he thinks a growing number of Republicans are increasingly dissatisfied with their party and are selecting Democratic ballots as a result. He's challenged by Democrat Jessa Lewis.
Four Republicans are running in the primary. He can run for the office because the law only requires he be a Washington resident upon taking office, Erich Ebel, a spokesman for the Secretary of State's office said. The son of the late former governor, he's uncontested in the primary.
Scott Wagner, a York County state senator since 2014, has always been viewed the front runner. That has put a target on his back for Republicans. Idaho voters are set to pick their Republican gubernatorial nominee, while heavily Republican Nebraska and Democratic-leaning OR are also holding primaries Tuesday.
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In Spokane County races, Democrat Robbi Katherine Anthony filed for the commissioner seat now held by Republican Al French, who is expected to seek re-election.
Pennsylvania primary voters will also decide the fate of President Donald Trump's pick for U.S. Senate.
The perennial battleground state also features a governor's race and a Senate contest that Democratic incumbents are favored to win, but could become competitive.
· U.S. House: Schuylkill voters are choosing nominees for the 9th Congressional District. The Republicans are Rick Saccone (who lost to Conor Lamb in the nationally watched special election) and Guy Reschenthaler. Voters in Cornplanter Township who voted at the Masonic Hall will now cast ballots at Christ Lutheran Church, 1029 Grandview Road. Since June 2016, the Republicans' registration advantage has grown by 4.3 percentage points statewide.
Under the new boundaries, Democrats expect to flip two seats while three others are considered toss ups. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security offered in mid-April to do a free assessment of any city, county or state system, upon request. Among registered voters in that generation, 44 percent are registered independents, 35 percent are Democrats and 17 percent are Republicans, with the remainder in minor parties.