YOU ready to vote?
Pennsylvania has made some exciting and historic changes to its voting laws that will make voting easier and more accessible for millions across the Commonwealth.
The Pennsylvania Department of State, along with county commissioners and election officials, is here to provide you with all the information you will need to be an informed voter in the
November 3, 2020, general election and beyond.
Let’s get ready to vote!
Vote by Absentee or Mail-in Ballot
Mail-in and absentee ballots must be received by the county election office by 8 pm, November 3.
Learn about your county's voting system
Select your county from the list and learn about what to expect when you go to vote on election day.
Vote in-person using an Absentee or Mail-in Ballot
If you are registered to vote,
you can vote in person before election day at your
county election office using an
absentee or mail-in ballot.
When you submit your absentee or mail-in ballot application in person, as long as the ballots are ready, you can receive your ballot at the same time. While you are there, you can complete and return the ballot.
Ballots are usually ready 3 - 5 weeks before the election. Contact your
county election office for more information.
If you plan to vote in-person, make sure you know:
Poll Workers NEEDED!
Elections are made possible by thousands of regular citizens, like you, serving as poll workers across Pennsylvania.
Help do your part for election integrity and...
Get involved today!
Help spread the word about election reforms, voter registration deadlines, mail-in and absentee ballots, and what to expect at the polls in 2020.
Get the Ready to Vote Toolkit!
The Department of State has created Ready to Vote webinars to help educate Pennsylvania voters on what to expect this year.
Watch the Webinars
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Register to Vote
The deadline to register or make changes to your registration before the November 3, 2020 General Election was October 19, 2020. Any application submitted now until 11/04/2020 will be held and processed
AFTER the 2020 GENERAL ELECTION.
Learn more about voter registration requirements.