Pennsylvania

54% of 18-29 year olds voted in Pennsylvania in 2020*

*Source CIRCLE - Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

Your voter registration application must be received on or by October 18, 2021, in order to be eligible to vote in the 2021 General Election.

Pennsylvania will hold its General Election on November 2, 2021.

Check Registration Status

Check your Pennsylvania voter registration status here.

Eligibility

In order to register to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen for at least one month before Election Day, a resident of Pennsylvania and the election district in which you want to register and vote for at least 30 days before Election Day, and at least 18 years of age on or before Election Day.

  • College students have a choice of whether they want to vote in Pennsylvania or vote in their home state. You may only be registered and vote at one location.

Deadline

The deadline to register to vote in Pennsylvania for the General Election (November 2, 2021) is October 18, 2021.

Voter Registration Process

There are four primary methods of registering to vote in Pennsylvania: online registration, by mailing in a printable application, in-person registration at your county voter registration office, or at Pennsylvania Department of Transportation locations and some other government agencies.

  • Further voter registration information for Pennsylvania can be found here.

This page was last updated on July 21, 2021.

Questions? Contact us here.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

All registered Pennsylvania voters are eligible to vote by mail. Click here to access Pennsylvania’s printable by-mail voting application and here for Pennsylvania’s online by-mail voting application.

  • The deadline to request a mail-in ballot is October 26, 2021 at 5pm.
  • Your completed mail-in ballot must be received by your County Election Office before 8pm on Election Day (November 2, 2021) in order to be counted.
  • Further absentee and by-mail voting information for Pennsylvania is listed here.

Early Voting

Pennsylvania offers early voting.

  • You can vote early in-peson beginning 50 days before an election (September 13, 2021). You can request, receive, vote and cast your mail-in or absentee ballot all in one visit to your county election board. Learn more here.

Poll Finder

Locate your polling place here.

Election Day Practices

On Election Day, the polls are open 7am-8pm.

  • If you are voting for the first time at a Pennsylvania polling location, you will need to show a form of photo or non-photo ID. More information about acceptable forms of ID can be found here.
  • Further Pennsylvania voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated on July 21, 2021.

Questions? Contact us here.