Because this is a Special Election, there is no Primary Election to nominate a candidate. Instead, the political parties will designate a candidate to represent their respective party in the Special Election.
The Republican Party of Lackawanna County will accept applications from potential candidates until 4:00 p.m. on 11 January 2019. Applications can be transmitted electronically or by mail but in either case must be delivered by the deadline.
To submit electronically, email:
To submit by mail, address your submission to:
Republican Party of Lackawanna County
400 Spruce Street, Suite 400
Scranton, PA 18503
All applications shall include the following three items:
- Letter of intent
- Copy of current voter registration card
The Executive Committee will meet on Thursday, 17 January 2019 at 6:30 p.m. to interview candidates and make a final decision on who will represent the Republican Party in the Special Election.
Both meetings will occur at Republican Headquarters, 400 Spruce Street, Suite 100, Scranton, PA 18503. Interested candidates should plan to attend both meetings.