Voting & Elections

Welcome to Elections and Voter Registration

2020 Primary Moved to June 2

With nearly 55,000 ballots distributed, the possibility exists that your ballot has been delayed in transit. We ask for your patience and understanding.

You may hand-deliver your completed ballot to:

1. Walk in to the lobby of the York County Administrative Center - 28 East Market Street - in downtown York (get directions)

2. (Tuesday ONLY) Walk in to the lobby of York County at Pleasant Valley Road, 2401 Pleasant Valley Road, York. (get directions)

3. (Tuesday ONLY) Drive-up in front of the York County Administrative Center. Pull up to parking meters, which will be bagged, off the right lane of Market Street.


Deadline: Tuesday, June 2 - 8 p.m. EDT.




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


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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 (Primary: May 18; General: October 19)
  • Qualified voters may apply for a mail-in or absentee ballot (deadline for primary was May 26)
  • 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