Registration Deadlines and Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline: 15 days before Election Day.
General Election registration deadline: October 24
General Election: November 8
How Can I Vote?
By Mail/Absentee Ballot
All Pennsylvania voters can vote by mail.
Voters with a Pennsylvania driver's license or ID may request a mail ballot online at:
An application for printing and returning by mail or in person is available at:
To request a mail ballot, you must provide your driver's license number, state-issued ID number, the last 4 digits of your Social Security number, or a photocopy of a current ID that shows your name, photograph, and an expiration date.
For more information, visit:
Voters with disabilities can request a an accessible remote ballot. More information is available at: vote.pa.gov/Voting-in-PA/Pages/Accessible-Remote-Ballot-Marking-Solution-for-Mail-Voting.aspx.
Completed ballots must be received by your county election office before 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.
The state will continue to offer absentee voting alongside mail-in voting. Absentee voting requires an excuse, while mail-in voting does not, but any registered Pennsylvania voters may cast a mail-in ballot (see above). Request and return deadlines are the same for the mail-in ballots.
Any registered voter may request and cast a mail-in or absentee ballot in person at their county election board or another designated location. For early voting locations and hours, please contact your county election board.
Look up your county: vote.pa.gov/Resources/Pages/Contact-Your-Election-Officials.aspx
Voting sites will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day. If you are in line by the closing time then you have the right to vote.
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Fair Elections Center Know Your Rights Guides
Fair Elections Center has created "Know Your Voting Rights" guides for ten states where we have focused our work to help voters if they encounter problems at the polls in the 2022 midterm elections. These guides will help give in-person voters the tools to assert their rights and protect their freedom to vote. Voters have important rights under federal law, but some of these rules at the polling place vary by state. While most voters will likely have a smooth voting experience, we want to make sure that they understand what to do if they do run into challenges or other hurdles at the polls.