2017 Election Information

2017 Municipal Election List of Candidates

Official candidates list (in municipal order)

 

Notice of 2017 Municipal Primary

Offices to be Nominated

Notice for Military and Overseas Voters

Official Notice Of Election for Military and Overseas Voters

ELECTION RESULTS

Click here to visit our Election Results page.

IMPORTANT DATES

Click here for a List of Important Dates

2017 MUNICIPAL ELECTION SPECIMEN (SAMPLE) BALLOTS

Click on on one of the categories above for a chart of Polling Places in your District.

1.  Once you have opened the chart, click on the highlighted municipality (on the left side of the chart) for the  Specimen Ballot.

2.  Specimen ballots are typically available approximately 2 to 3 weeks before a given election.

VOTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION

CLICK HERE   to learn more about voter registration, including information for first-time voters, individuals seeking to change their registration and individuals who have recently moved.

POLLING PLACES

CLICK HERE   to view a list of polling places. All polling places are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on election day.

Election Results

 

Please check back after 9 p.m. on November 7th for results from the 2017 Municipal Election.

 

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First-Time Voters

If you’re voting for the first time in an upcoming election, the information below can help you ensure you’re prepared once you arrive at the polls. You’ll want to make sure to:

  • Know the location of your polling place. It is listed on the voter confirmation card you received after registering.
  • Familiarize yourself with the voting system at your polling place by viewing the voting system demonstration. Select "York" from the drop-down list of counties. 
  • If you're a new United States citizen living in Pennsylvania, you might also want to review this Guide For New Citizens, which is produced by the state of Pennsylvania.

Know When Polling Places Open and Close

In Pennsylvania, polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Bring Identification

All voters who appear at a polling place for the first time must show proof of identification.

Approved forms of photo identification (must be valid) include:

  • Pennsylvania driver’s license or PennDOT ID card
  • ID issued by any Commonwealth agency
  • ID issued by the U.S. Government
  • U.S. passport
  • U.S. Armed Forces ID
  • Student ID
  • Employee ID

If you do not have a photo ID, you can use a non-photo identification that includes your name and address. Approved forms of non-photo identification include:

  • Voter's identification card issued by the voter registration commission. 
  • Non-photo ID issued by the U.S. Government
  • Non-photo ID issued by the Commonwealth
  • Firearm permit
  • Current utility bill
  • Current bank statement
  • Current paycheck
  • Government check

If you are voting for the first time and you intend to vote by absentee ballot, please include a copy of a form of identification with your voter registration application. 

If you do not bring your ID on Election Day, vote with a provisional ballot. You will have six days to provide your photo ID and/or affirmation to our office to have your ballot count. 

Confirmation

You are not registered to vote until your application has been processed and accepted by the York County Department of Elections and Voter Registration. If accepted, we will send you, via nonforwardable mail, a confirmation. If you do not receive a confirmation within 14 days of the date you submit the application, contact us.

Getting Assistance While Voting

Voters who have a disability, have physical limitations or have limited English proficiency can ask for assistance at the polling place. Voters may also contact our office before Election Day to ask for assistance.

What To Do If You Have a Complaint

On Election Day, most complaints can be handled by the Judge of Elections at your polling place.

However, for some complaints concerning regulation of Election Day activities, contact the York County Department of Elections & Voter Registration.

If you feel that a violation of Title III of the Help America Vote Act of 2002 has occurred, is occurring, or is about to occur, you may file a formal complaint with the Pennsylvania Department of State.

Any voter who wishes to file a formal complaint may visit the HAVA (Help America Vote Act) site to download a “Title III Complaint Form” or request a complaint form at the polling place.

2017 Election Results

Nov. 15 statement from President Commissioner Susan Byrnes on the counting of Nov. 7 election results:

York County started the count at 10 a.m. and it was completed by 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. A local York County certified public accounting firm is conducting an independent verification to be completed this week. York County remains in constant contact with the Pennsylvania Department of State to make sure we’re taking the proper steps to address the situation. York County continues to prepare for the noon meeting on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, for preliminary certification of election results.

2017 Final Vote Totals Including Write-In Winners
Overvotes Court of Common Pleas
Overvotes Central York School District School Director (4 Year Term)
Overvotes West York School Distric School Director (4 Year Term)
Overvotes Glen Rock Borough Council (4 Year Term)
Overvotes North York Borough Council (4 Year Term)
Overvotes North York Borough Council (Unexpired 2 Year Term)
Overvotes Red Lion Borough Council (4 Year Term)
Overvotes West York Borough Council (4 Year Term)

Thank you for visiting our Election Results page. Records are listed below.

The "Official District Results" chart reflects election totals by polling place.

Countywide counts are in the chart named "Official County Results." 

Please select the "County Live Results" or "District Live Results" button after approximately 9 p.m. on Election Day to track unofficial tallies real-time. 

For election results on a statewide basis, please visit the Pennsylvania Department of State by clicking here.   

                     Unofficial Results: 2017 Municipal Election

November 7th Countywide Results                                   November 7th District Results

 

November 7, 2017 County Write-In Results

Official District-By-District Results

Year

Primary

General

Special

2017 PDF    
2016 PDF PDF  
2015 PDF PDF  
2014 PDF PDF PDF
2013 PDF PDF  
2012 PDF PDF  
2011 PDF PDF  
2010 PDF PDF  
2009 PDF PDF  
2008 PDF PDF  
2007 PDF PDF  
2006 PDF PDF  

 

Official Countywide Results

Year

Primary

General

Special

2017 PDF    
2016 PDF PDF  
2015 PDF PDF  
2014 PDF PDF PDF
2013 PDF PDF  
2012 PDF PDF  
2011 PDF PDF  
2010 PDF PDF  
2009 PDF PDF  
2008 PDF PDF  
2007 PDF PDF  
2006 PDF PDF  

How To Register

Once you know you are eligible to vote, the next step is to register. In Pennsylvania, you can register in person, by mail and at various government agencies. 

Individuals who have moved, undergone a name change or wish to change party affiliation will need to register again and provide the applicable new information on the registration form. 

Register to Vote in Person

You can register to vote in person at the York County Department of Elections and Voter Registration, located in the basement of the York County Administrative Center. The Administrative Center, the former county courthouse, is located at 28. E. Market St. in York City.  

Register to Vote by Mail

You can register to vote by mail in two ways:

Get a Voter Registration Mail Application form from our office, the state or federal government. The Secretary of the Commonwealth and all county election offices supply Voter Registration Mail Applications to all persons and organizations who request them, including candidates, political parties and political bodies and other federal, state and municipal offices.

Download the Voter Registration Application. print, complete, sign and deliver to the York County Department of Elections & Voter Registration by mail or in person. Download the English version by clicking here. The Spanish version is here.

Register to Vote Online

You can register to vote through the Pennsylvania Department of State’s online application by clicking here. 

Register to Vote at PennDOT

You can register to vote at a PA Department of Transportation photo license center when you obtain or update your driver's license.

Register to Vote at Other State Agencies

In addition to PennDOT, you can register to vote at many other state government offices, including:

  • State offices that provide public assistance and services to persons with disabilities
  • Armed Forces Recruitment Centers
  • County Clerk of Orphans' Court offices, including each Marriage License Bureau
  • Area Agencies on Aging
  • Centers for Independent Living
  • County MH-IDD
  • Student disability services offices of the State System of Higher Education
  • Offices of Special Education
  • DA Complementary Paratransit offices

Voter Registration Forms

Below are links to different voter registration forms and applications. Remember that the deadline for registering is 30 days prior to each election.

Pennsylvania Voter Registration Mail Application Form (English)

Pennsylvania Voter Registration Mail Application Form (Spanish)

Although you may register in person at our office or the state/federal offices listed above, Pennsylvania Voter Registration Mail Application Forms must be submitted to our office. 

To request that Pennsylvania Voter Registration Mail Applications be sent to you, please provide your full name and mailing address via email to: ST-VOTERREG@pa.gov. Remember to indicate the number of voter registration forms that you require.

To request multiple Pennsylvania Voter Registration Mail Applications for voter registration drives, please call 1-800-552-VOTE.

Pennsylvania law provides for permanent voter registration, unless the voter's registration should be cancelled in accordance with law. All electors, except those in the military service of the United States and bedridden or hospitalized war veterans unavoidably absent from their county of residence, must be registered to be eligible to vote.