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Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania elections are overseen by the Pennsylvania Department of State.

CHECK YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS:

https://www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/pages/voterregistrationstatus.aspx

POLLING PLACE LOOKUP:

https://www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/Pages/PollingPlaceInfo.aspx

REGISTERING TO VOTE IN PENNSYLVANIA:

  • Register online registration with PA ID, by mail, or in person at a local elections office.

  • Voters must register 30 days before an election.

PRIMARY RULES:

  • Closed Primaries, meaning voters must vote in the primary of the party with which they are registered. Unaffiliated voters are unable to vote in primaries.

WAYS TO VOTE:

  • In Person on Election Day

  • Absentee (Ballot applications must be submitted to County Board of Elections by 4:00pm the Tuesday before the election.  Ballots must be returned by 5:00pm the Friday before the election.  You can also apply in person for an absentee ballot.)

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO:

  • ID is required to vote for first-time voters and absentee voters.

    • First-time voters voting in-person must present either a photo ID or a non-photo ID that includes their name and address. Acceptable forms of photo ID include: PA Driver’s License or PennDOT ID card, PA Commonwealth issued ID, U.S. Government issued ID, U.S. Passport, Military ID, Student ID, or 
Employee ID. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID (must include name and address) include: Voter Registration Card, PA Commonwealth issued ID, US Government issued ID, Firearm permit, Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or government check.

    • Absentee ballot applications must include a PA Driver’s License #, Social Security #, OR copy of above-listed ID

    • For more information check out VoteRiders.org.

  • Polling Hours: 7:00am – 8:00pm 

  • PA Voter Hotline: (877) 868-3772