143rd Democratic Assembly Committee
143rd Democratic Assembly Committee
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2021 Pennsylvania Municipal Primary

Tuesday May 18th, 2021

Learn about the Elections for the 2021 Pennsylvania Municipal Primary in Bucks County and the 143rd Legislative District and the Candidates and Questions on the ballot.

Below are a list of elections with candidates and ballot questions that the 143rd Democratic Assembly Committee want to highlight.

The following information can be used for learning about the candidates and ballot questions, so you can make your own decision when it comes to voting for your candidate of choice and ballot initiative question.

Statewide Referendum
2021
Act 2020-91
Making Municipal Fire and Emergency Medical Services Companies Eligible for Loans

Do you favor expanding the use of the indebtedness authorized under the referendum for loans to volunteer fire companies, volunteer ambulance services and volunteer rescue squads under 35 PA.C.S. §7378.1 (related to referendum for additional indebtedness) to include loans to municipal fire departments or companies that provide services through paid personnel and emergency medical services companies for the purpose of establishing and modernizing facilities to house apparatus equipment, ambulances and rescue vehicles, and for purchasing apparatus equipment, ambulances and rescue vehicles, protective and communications equipment and any other accessory equipment necessary for the proper performance of the duties of the fire companies and emergency medical services companies?

To learn more about this Statewide Referendum visit this link.

Proposed Constitutional Amendments
2021 - No, No, Yes
Article III, Section 9: Vote - NO
Article IV: Vote - NO
Article I: Vote - Yes
Relating to Termination or Extension of Disaster Emergency Declarations

Shall the Pennsylvania Constitution be amended to change existing law and increase the power of the General Assembly to unilaterally terminate or extend a disaster emergency declaration—and the powers of Commonwealth agencies to address the disaster regardless of its severity pursuant to that declaration—through passing a concurrent resolution by simple majority, thereby removing the existing check and balance of presenting a resolution to the Governor for approval or disapproval?

To learn more about this Proposed Constitutional Amendment visit this link.

Disaster Emergency Declaration and Management

Shall the Pennsylvania Constitution be amended to change existing law so that: a disaster emergency declaration will expire automatically after 21 days, regardless of the severity of the emergency, unless the General Assembly takes action to extend the disaster emergency; the Governor may not declare a new disaster emergency to respond to the dangers facing the Commonwealth unless the General Assembly passes a concurrent resolution; the General Assembly enacts new laws for disaster management?

To learn more about this Proposed Constitutional Amendment visit this link.

Prohibition Against Denial or Abridgement of Equality of Rights Because of Race or Ethnicity

Shall the Pennsylvania Constitution be amended by adding a new section providing that equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of an individual’s race or ethnicity?

To learn more about this Proposed Constitutional Amendment visit this link.

Justice of the Supreme Court
2021
Maria McLaughlin
Maria McLaughlin

The Bucks County Democratic Committee is proud to endorse () Maria McLaughlin as their candidate of choice in this election.

Judge of the Superior Court
2021 - Vote for one Candidate
Jill Beck
Timika Lane
Bryan Neft
Jill Beck

The Democratic Party voted not to endorse for this race.

Timika Lane

The Democratic Party voted not to endorse for this race.

Bryan Neft

The Democratic Party voted not to endorse for this race.

Judge of the Commonwealth Court
2021 - Vote for two Candidates
David Lee Spurgeon
Lori Dumas
Sierra Street
Amanda Green-Hawkins
David Lee Spurgeon

The Bucks County Democratic Committee is proud to endorse () David Lee Spurgeon as their candidate of choice in this election.

Lori Dumas
Sierra Street
Amanda Green-Hawkins
Judge of the Court of Common Pleas
2021
Tiffany Thomas-Smith
Tiffany Thomas-Smith

The Bucks County Democratic Committee is proud to endorse () Tiffany Thomas-Smith as their candidate of choice in this election.

Bucks County District Attorney
2021
Antonetta Stancu
Antonetta Stancu – (D)

The Bucks County Democratic Committee is proud to endorse () Antonetta Stancu as their candidate of choice in this election.

Bucks County Sheriff
2021
Mark Lomax
Mark Lomax – (D)

The Bucks County Democratic Committee is proud to endorse () Mark Lomax as their candidate of choice in this election.

Prothonotary
2021
Judi Reiss
Judi Reiss – (D)

The Bucks County Democratic Committee is proud to endorse () Judi Reiss as their candidate of choice in this election.

Recorder of Deeds
2021
Robin Robinson
Robin Robinson – (D)

The Bucks County Democratic Committee is proud to endorse () Robin Robinson as their candidate of choice in this election.

County Controller
2021
Neale Dougherty
Neale Dougherty – (D)

The Bucks County Democratic Committee is proud to endorse () Neale Dougherty as their candidate of choice in this election.