The general election is just a few short weeks away – Tuesday, November 7th, 2017. If you haven’t already developed a plan to vote, here are a few resources that will help you find your polling location and check your registration before the big day.
Check your Voter Registration
If you’re not sure whether you are registered to vote or if you haven’t voted in an election for more than five years, it’s a good idea to check your registration. You can do that through the county’s voter registration status page here: https://www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/Pages/VoterRegistrationApplication.aspx.
Enter some basic information and the portal will return your registration information.
If you’re not yet registered or you’d like to change registration details the fastest and easiest way to do that is to register again online using the information below.
Register to Vote
Registering to vote in PA is easy and can be done online via the state voter registration portal here: https://www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/Pages/VoterRegistrationApplication.aspx.
Note: The last day to register for this upcoming election is Tuesday, October 10th.
Polling Place Locator
When you’re ready to head to the polls on November 7th, make sure you know where to go. You can use the polling place locator here: https://www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/Pages/PollingPlaceInfo.aspx.
Enter your address and it will tell you the address of the polling place for your community.
Can’t Make it to the Polls?
If you can’t make it to the polls on November 7th you may be able to file an absentee ballot. For more information on whether you are eligible, please visit the state’s absentee voter information page at: http://www.votespa.com/en-us/voting-and-elections/types-of-voting/Pages/Absentee-Ballot.aspx.
There, you’ll find information on who can vote absentee, how to obtain an absentee ballot, and when the ballot needs to be returned to count in this election.