Voting & Elections

Welcome to Elections and Voter Registration

 

GENERAL ELECTION - Tuesday, November 3

 registration deadline: October 19

 

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 How to vote with the county's paper ballots and scanners

 

 

York County Board of Elections Responsibilities

  • Register voters and manage elections for York County
  • Processing new registrations, moves, change of political party, etc.
  • Furnishing street lists (alphabetical listing by street of all individuals registered to vote within York County)
  • Distributing and receiving nomination petitions
  • Preparing ballot
  • Retaining / paying local election board members
  • Programming and distributing voting machines to 161 voting precincts throughout York County
  • Distributing and receiving campaign expense statements / reports
  • Certifying election results
  • Receiving and retaining Statements of Financial Interest for candidates, nominees, public officials, public employees, or solicitors

 What's New for 2020

  • Voter registration deadline is now 15 days before the election (General: October 19)
  • Qualified voters may apply for a mail-in or absentee ballot (deadline for general is October 27)
  • Voters may request to be added to a permanent list to receive a mail-in or absentee ballot
  • If a voter has returned a mail-in or absentee ballot, the voter MAY NOT VOTE at her/his polling place
  • If a voter is unsure that the ballot will be received on timet, the voter may return the ballot to the County Board of Elections office by 8 p.m. on Election Night
  • If a voter is still unsure and cannot deliver the ballot, the voter may go to her/his polling place and cast a provisional ballot.

 

County Board of Elections
York County Administrative Center
28 East Market Street 
York, PA 17401-1579

(717) 771-9604