From the P-G's Rich Lord:
Turnout was pathetic at Brookline's Moore Park, with 85 Democrats and 8 Republicans by 4:45 p.m. An elections worker said the norm is 200.
It was still a special day for Twila Lindsey, 28, a medical assistant. "It's my first time," she said. "I've never done it and grew up in a house where no one did it."
Ms. Lindsey's pick in the South Hills' contentious state House race: Marty Schmotzer.
At St. Mary of the Mount there are 641 people registered to vote but just 141 had come to the polls by 5:30 p.m.
Jeanette Norbut always votes but isn't thrilled about the trajectory of our democracy.
"They're wasting money on all of those negative ads," said the 61-year-old Pitt administrator.
"If I had my druthers I think all the candidates would have a certain amount of money to spend" and no more, she said.
She picked Erin Molchany over Marty Schmotzer in the South Hills state House race.