Polls will open early Tuesday

November 04, 2002

Registered voters throughout the Tri-State area can cast their votes Tuesday in a host of races and referendums.


Polls open in Pennsylvania Tuesday at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

Residents of the Chambersburg, Pa., area will decide between 20-year incumbent Jeff Coy, D-Shippensburg, Pa., and challenger Chris Sheffield, R-Shippensburg, for the 89th District seat in the state House of Representatives.

Also contested is the race in the 9th U.S. Congressional District, which pits Republican Rep. Bill Shuster, of Hollidaysburg, Pa., against Democrat John Henry, a Breezewood, Pa., restaurant owner.

Pennsylvanians will also choose between Democrat Ed Rendell and Republican Mike Fisher for governor.

West Virginia

In West Virginia, voters will go to the polls to decide a host of races and also decide the fate of several tax levies.


Voters in Berkeley County will vote on a school levy and police levy, and voters in Jefferson County will vote on a school levy.

The polls open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m.

West Virginians who can't make it to the polls Tuesday have until 1 p.m. today to go to their county courthouses to fill out absentee ballots in person under the No Excuse Voting Program.

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