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Seven polling places relocated for Election Day

Four of the polls in Hilltown, Upper Southampton and Warminster townships will return to their regular locations.

Seven polling places relocated for Election Day

The county Board of Elections voted Tuesday to relocate seven polling places in Hilltown, Upper Southampton and Warminster townships for the Nov. 6 elections.

Four of the polls will return to their permanent sites after temporary relocations.

The board, which consists of county Commissioners Rob Loughery, Charles Martin and Diane Ellis-Marseglia, unanimously relocated polling places in the following districts:

Hilltown Twp Fairhill #1: From St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1530 Augsburg Dr., Hilltown, a temporary site, to Calvary Church of Souderton, 820 Route 113, Souderton.

Upper Southampton Twp. East 2: From Fred J. Stackpole Elementary School, 1350 Strathmann Road, Southampton, which is closing, to North and Southampton Reformed Church, 1380 Bristol Road, Churchville.

Upper Southampton Twp. North 3 and North 4: From Klinger Middle School, 1415 2nd Street Pike, Southampton, a temporary site, to Davis Elementary School, 475 Maple Ave., Southampton, which is re-opening.

Warminster Twp #1 and #17: From Longstreth Elementary School
999 Roberts Road, Warminster, which is closing, to Archbishop Wood High School, 655 York Road, Warminster.

Warminster Twp #6: From Log College Middle School, 730 Norristown Road, Warminster, a temporary site, to Willow Dale Elementary School, 720 Norristown Road, Warminster, which is re-opening.

Warminster Twp #7:  From Alta S. Leary Elementary School, 157 Henry Ave., Warminster, which is closing, to Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 10 Greene Road, Warminster.       

Warminster Twp #10 and #16: From Abington Health Center-Warminster Campus, 225 Newtown Road, Warminster, a temporary location, to William Tennent High School, 333 Centennial Road, Warminster, where renovations are complete.

The board also approved a $3 million Open Space Referendum for Warrington Township voters.

For information about the county’s 304 voting districts, go to the Board of Elections pages on the official county website, www.BucksCounty.org.

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Chris Palmer covers Bucks County for the Philadelphia Inquirer. His previous work has appeared in the New York Times and on several Times blogs, including City Room, the Local East Village and SchoolBook (which has since been taken over by WNYC). Contact him at cpalmer@phillynews.com, 610 313 8212 or on Twitter, @cs_palmer.

Ben Finley covers Bucks County for The Philadelphia Inquirer. He previously worked for The Associated Press, FactCheck.org and the Bucks County Courier Times, where he won more than a dozen journalism awards from organizations including the Education Writers Association, the Society for Features Journalism and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He grew up in Columbus, Ohio and graduated with honors from The Ohio State University with a degree in journalism. Contact him at bfinley@phillynews.com, 610-313-8118 or on Twitter, @Ben_Finley.

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