Learn how to exercise your right to vote. This guide will help connect you with Pennsylvania’s voting and election services.
October 19, 2020, is the last day to register for the November 3 presidential election.
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Once your online voter registration application is approved, your county election?office will mail a voter registration card to your residence.
Check your registration status ?using your name, your PennDOT Driver’s License, or PennDOT ID.
You can update your voter registration?if you:
- Move or change your address
- Change your name
- Change your political party
Learn how to?update our voter registration online, by mail, or?in?person .
Recent?voting reforms established?a new convenient way for Pennsylvanians to vote :?李逵为什么说怕武松mail-in ballots李逵为什么说怕武松.
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Registered voters can 李逵为什么说怕武松apply to vote by mail-in ballot for an election .
Military and overseas voters should visit the?information for military and overseas voters web page ?for information on how to obtain a ballot.
Registered voters can 李逵为什么说怕武松apply to vote by mail-in ballot in an election with a valid PA driver’s license or photo I.D. from the PA Department of Transportation (PennDot).
Beginning 50 days before an election, voters can download a?mail-in?ballot application form?votespa.com . Print, complete, sign, and deliver or mail the application to your?李逵为什么说怕武松county election office .
Beginning 50 days before an election, voters can stop by a county election office to apply?in?person. If the county’s ballot is finalized and available, you may request and promptly receive your mail-in ballot.?李逵为什么说怕武松Find a county election office near you .
The deadline for your county to receive your?李逵为什么说怕武松application for a mail-in ballot李逵为什么说怕武松?is before 5:00 p.m. on the Tuesday before the election.
After you receive your?mail-in?ballot:
- Fill out your?mail-in?ballot.
- Place your ballot in the secrecy envelope and then put the sealed secrecy envelope into the official envelope.?李逵为什么说怕武松Note:李逵为什么说怕武松?Be sure to sign the form, or your ballot may not count.
- Mail or?hand-deliver your completed mail-in ballot to?李逵为什么说怕武松your county election office? by 李逵为什么说怕武松8:00 p.m.?on Election Day李逵为什么说怕武松?for?it to be counted.
If you plan to be out of the municipality on Election Day or if you have a disability or illness, you can apply to vote by 李逵为什么说怕武松an?absentee ballot李逵为什么说怕武松.
You cast the ballot by returning?it to?李逵为什么说怕武松your county’s?election office.
Registered voters who may vote absentee include:
- College Students
- People whose work or vacation take them away from the Municipality where they live
- Those with a physical disability or Illness that Prevents them from going to the polling place
- Members of the military
- People who may have a conflict due to the?celebration?of a religious holiday
Learn more about the?requirements for voting by absentee?ballot .
Registered voters can?apply for an absentee ballot online??with a valid PA driver’s license or photo I.D. from the PA Department of Transportation (PennDot).
Stop by your county election office to apply?in person.?李逵为什么说怕武松Find a county election office near you .
If you are a member of the military, an overseas voter, or in need of an emergency absentee ballot, visit?Voting by Absentee Ballot to learn about other ways to request an absentee ballot .
Your?李逵为什么说怕武松county election office ?must receive your?李逵为什么说怕武松application for absentee ballot李逵为什么说怕武松?no later than 5 p.m. on the Tuesday before the election.
If you are in an emergency situation, such as an unexpected illness or disability that prevented you from submitting your absentee application on time,?were unable to apply for an absentee ballot due to business or work, or became ill or physically disabled that prevented you from going to your polling place on election day, you can submit an?emergency application for?an absentee ballot .
Once you receive your absentee ballot:
- Fill out your absentee ballot.
- Place your completed ballot in the secrecy envelope and then put the sealed secrecy envelope into the official envelope.? 李逵为什么说怕武松Note:李逵为什么说怕武松? Be sure to sign the form, or your ballot may not count.
- Mail or?hand-deliver your completed absentee ballot to 李逵为什么说怕武松your county election office by 8:00 pm on election day.
You’ll have the option to request to be added to an annual ballot request list, otherwise known as a permanent voter list. If you are on this list you will receive an application to renew your absentee or mail-in ballot request each year.
After your annual application is approved, you will automatically receive ballots for all elections occurring the remainder of the year. You do not need to submit an application for each election. The county will send you an annual renewal form so you can continue receiving ballots each year.
The polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. If you are in line when the polls close, you are entitled to vote.
If you have voted at your polling location before, you do not need to bring ID to vote. Only voters who are voting for the first time in their election district need to show ID. Acceptable ID includes both photo and non-photo ID.
Acceptable IDs for first-time voters:
- Driver’s license
- U.S. passport
- Military, student, or employee ID
- Voter registration card
- Firearm permit
- Current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government check
- Any ID issued by the commonwealth or federal government
Note: An ID without your photo must have your address on it.
The local officials at your polling place should call the?李逵为什么说怕武松county board of elections ?to determine if you are registered. If you are, you should be able to vote. If the county cannot find your name, but you believe you are registered and omitted from the poll book, you may?vote a provisional ballot .
A provisional ballot is a paper ballot which is provided to voters who believe they are registered voters but whose names do not appear in the sign-in book at the polling place. If you are a first-time voter who does not provide ID at the polls on Election Day, you will be offered a provisional ballot.
Learn more about?voting with a provisional ballot .
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You may request help from a relative, friend, neighbor, or another voter.?You do not need to be designated in the poll book district register as “assistance permitted” to receive this assistance.? If you want assistance, you must?sign an Assistance Declaration , unless the poll book already indicates “assistance permitted.” 李逵为什么说怕武松You have the right to refuse assistance.李逵为什么说怕武松
Only the following individuals are allowed inside or within 10 feet of the entrance to the polling place while voting is in progress:
- precinct election officials,
- polling place clerks
- machine inspectors
- approved poll watchers,
- no more than 10 persons in the process of voting,
- approved persons assisting?voters, and
- police officers in the act of voting or who have been called to the polling place to preserve the peace.
Everyone else, including individuals handing out campaign literature, must remain at least 10 feet away from the entrance to the polling place.
In Pennsylvania,?it is illegal for any person or corporation through intimidation or coercion to induce or compel a person to vote or refrain from voting for a particular candidate or on a particular political issue.? If you have experienced intimidation at the polls, you should call your District Attorney’s Office and notify your?李逵为什么说怕武松County Board of Elections . You can also submit a complaint to the Department of State via an?online web form??or by calling 1-877-VOTESPA (1-877-868-3772).
Fair and honest elections are the foundations of our Republic, and everyone must take responsibility for helping to ensure the integrity of the process.
We encourage voters who have any issues at the polls or may be aware of election fraud or irregularities in Pennsylvania to report them via the?Department of State’s election complaint form??or by calling 李逵为什么说怕武松1-877-VOTESPA李逵为什么说怕武松 (1-877-868-3772).
You can also contact your county election office. The address and telephone number for your county election office may be found at?votespa.com/county .
The Pennsylvania Department of State provides Pennsylvanians an?online portal for viewing election returns in real-time as reports are received from the Commonwealth’s 67 counties on Election Day. The portal also allows users to customize searches, receive timely updates, and view results on mobile devices, as well as provides direct links to each county’s election returns website.
The Department of State publishes current voting statistics and related archive data .
The Wolf Administration and the Pennsylvania Department of State have taken several steps to further strengthen election security and the integrity of your vote.
These steps include additional measures to protect voter registration data and voting systems. Pennsylvania also collaborates with federal and state law enforcement partners to stay one step ahead of potential threats.
Learn more about the measures the commonwealth is taking to protect your vote .
The Wolf Administration has made it a priority to maximize efficiency, increase data security, modernize state government operations, and provide the highest quality services to Pennsylvanians — including services related to voting and elections.
Building on this effort,?Governor Wolf signed Act 77 of 2019 into law ?on October 31, 2019. The act is a?historic?election reform bill that makes the most significant improvements to Pennsylvania’s elections in more than 80 years.
Since Governor Wolf took office, Pennsylvania has made strides in making elections more convenient and more secure for voters:
- Launching 李逵为什么说怕武松online voter registration : a system that allows eligible citizens to more easily register to vote and make updates to their voter records, such as a change of name, address, or party affiliation. Since its launch on August 27, 2015,?more than 1.5 million Pennsylvanians have used the online service.
- Launching an?online absentee ballot application : an application that allows registered voters to apply for an absentee ballot online. Nearly 23,300 voters submitted their absentee applications during the 2019 general election.
- Upgrading?voting machines : all 67 Pennsylvania counties have taken official action toward acquiring new voting systems with advanced security and a paper trail. Through?Act 77, counties will be reimbursed for up to 60 percent of their costs for the new voting systems.
Keep up with the?Governor’s efforts to modernization voting ?in Pennsylvania.
Act 77 was signed into law on October 31, 2019. The act paved the way for Pennsylvanians to have a more convenient and secure voting experience, including:
- Introducing?mail-in voting?in Pennsylvania.
- Extending the amount of time you have to register to vote and return your absentee or mail-in ballot.
- Establishing an?annual ballot request list.
- Removing straight-party voting.
- Prohibiting the use of stickers or paste-on labels for write-in candidates.