2020 Election Information

RegisterToVote PAPrimary

 2020 Primary Moved to June 2

 

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Election Information

 

 Important Dates

  • Last Day to REGISTER for the Primary - Monday, May 18
  • Last Day to APPLY for a Mail-In or Civilian Absentee ballot - Tuesday, May 26
  • PRIMARY ELECTION - Tuesday, June 2, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Mail-In and Civilian Absentee ballots MUST BE RECEIVED at county office - Tuesday, June 2, 8 p.m. EDT
  • Last Day for voted military and overseas absentee ballots to be received at county office - Tuesday, June 9
  • 2020 Calendar of Important Dates

 

 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.
  • 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 time, 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.

 

Become a Poll Worker

  • Poll Worker Fact Sheet
  • Application Form
  • Elections in Pennsylvania are made possible by thousands of regular citizens serving as poll workers across the Commonwealth. We all depend on responsible workers to run smooth elections. Get involved today!
  • In general, you must be registered to vote in the county where you wish to work.
  • Exceptions exist for 17-year-old high school students, who must meet additional requirements. High school students should contact their county election office for more information.
  • Poll workers generally work for the entire day on election day, from before the time the polls open at 7:00 am, until after the polls close at 8:00 pm.
  • Counties train poll workers on their election day duties. There are also poll worker training videos on the Department of State website.
  • All poll workers are paid for their time on election day!

 

2020 Campaign Finance Reporting Dates