Voting In Pennsylvania

GENERAL ELECTION (MIDTERM)
November 6, 2018
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE
October 9, 2018

 

 
VOTER REGISTRATION

ID required to register?

YES. Voters are requested to provide their Pennsylvania Driver's License or PennDOT ID Number OR the last four digits of their social security number. Voters who have never been issued these documents may still register to vote.

Online Registration?

YES. Voters can register to vote and update their information ONLINE.

You do not need a Pennsylvania driver’s license or PennDOT ID card to register online. Applicants with no PennDOT number may upload a digital signature or submit their signature by mail to complete the registration process.

DEADLINE: Thirty (30) days before any Election.

Paper Form Registration

Voters can download and print a form that can be mailed or hand delivered to their County Elections Office.

DEADLINE: Thirty (30) days before any Election.

Election Day Registration

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all Pennsylvania voters to register to vote at their polling place on Election Day.

Automatic Registration?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to enact automatic voter registration in Pennsylvania.

Pre-Register Youth?

LIMITED. Voters who will be eighteen (18) before the end of the calendar year and on or before Election Day may register.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow voters to pre-register to vote after they turn sixteen (16).

Registration Portability?

NO. Voters who move to a new address covered by the same polling place as your old address can vote at that polling place after confirming your new address at the polling place.

Voters who move to a new address within the same county but with a different polling place can vote at the polling place associated with their old address after confirming your new address in writing.

Voters who move to a new address that is in a different county can vote at the polling place associated with their old address after confirming your new address in writing.

Click HERE to find your Polling Place.

VOTING

ID required to vote?

YES. First time voters must provide ID from a list of approved IDs.

Absentee Voting?

LIMITED. Only QUALIFIED voters may vote by absentee ballot. Check HERE to see if you qualify.

Eligible voters can download and print an application which can be mailed or hand delivered to their County Elections Office. ID is required to apply.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the Tuesday before Election Day.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow "No-Excuse Absentee Voting" for all Pennsylvania voters.

Vote-by-Mail?

LIMITED. Only Absentee Voters may Vote-by-Mail. See ABSENTEE VOTING for more info.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to expand Vote-by-Mail to all voters in Pennsylvania.

Early Voting?

LIMITED. Only Absentee Voters may vote early In-Person. They may apply for an absentee ballot In-Person at their County Elections Office and vote that ballot in the same trip. See ABSENTEE VOTING for more info.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to expand In-Person Early Voting to more locations and to all Pennsylvania voters.

Youth Vote in Primary?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all voters who will be eighteen (18) on or before any Election to vote in the preceding Primary Election.

 

 

Student Voters

Students attending college in Pennsylvania can check out Pennsylvania's official page or visit the CAMPUS PROJECT for more information on registering to vote and voting in Pennsylvania.

Military/Overseas

Military and Overseas Voters should go HERE for more information on registering to vote and voting.

Felon Voting Rights

Voting rights are automatically restored after a voter has completed their sentence. Ex-felons on probation or parole may vote. Ex-felons MUST re-register. Go HERE for more information.

Voters With Disabilities

Voters with disabilities should go HERE for more information.

 

 

DISCLAIMER: We try to have the most current and complete information. But, if you think something is incorrect or incomplete, please feel free to LET US KNOW so we can correct it. Furthermore, we encourage voters to contact their state election officials if they have any questions.