Easton Patch Election Guide
The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting Easton and Northampton County in November's election.
The 2012 Presidential Election is here, Easton Patch is devoted to bringing you the information you need. Here's what you need to know before voting today.
- When do polls open?
- Voting System: View the guide to the Touch Screen Voter System.
- Polling locations: View polling locations in Easton.
- Photo ID: No longer needed for the 2012 election. A judge put the law on hold until after the election. Although you may still be asked for a photo ID, you can vote without it.
- Poll Problems? Contact the Northampton County voter registration office at 610-559-3055
In the race to represent U.S. Congress, 17th District, Democrat Matt Cartwright, a Lackawanna County attorney, faces off against Laureen Cummings, a nurse and founder of the Scranton Tea Party.
State Rep. Bob Freeman is seeking a seventh consecutive term, but has no opposition for his long-time seat in the 136th district. He represents Easton, as well as Wilson, West Easton, Glendon, Freemansburg and Hellertown, as well as parts of Bethlehem and Lower Saucon townships.