The seat was created when legislative maps were redrawn earlier this year.
You need to know that Pennsylvania’s new redistricting maps have profoundly changed the political landscape.
Starting March 18, candidates will have 10 days to collect signatures to get on the May 17 primary ballot.
Critics of the new maps, like Victor Martinez, say they reduced the number of Latinos in some districts.
The Legislative Reapportionment Commission approved the updated maps 4-1 and now the public will weigh in on the maps.