How To Register

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You must register to vote at the address where you actually live – your residence address.
Owning property or a business in a county does not make you a resident of that county.To register to vote:

  1. Fill out a voter registration application form. 
  2. Your county voter registration office reviews the form.  
  3. If your registration is accepted, you will get a voter registration card in the mail. The voter registration card will show your name, address, party affiliation, and the address where you will vote. 

 You have 4 ways to register to vote. You can register:

  • Online
    • Fill in the form on a laptop, tablet or mobile device
    • The County Elections Office will review your application.
    • When your registration is complete, you will receive your voter registration card in the mail.
    • If your card does not come in the mail within 14 days, please contact us at 717-771-9604.
  • by Mail
    • Fill in the paper application. Be sure to sign your name at the bottom.
    • Address and stamp the envelope before you mail it.
    • Elections and Voter Registration, York County Administrative Center, 28 E. Market Street, York, PA 17401
    • The County Elections Office will review your application.
    • When your registration is complete, you will receive your voter registration card in the mail.
    • Voter Application: English  |  Spanish  | Chinese Simplified  |  Chinese Traditional  |  Vietnamese (coming soon)
  • In Person at the York County voter registration office
    • Elections and Voter Registration, York County Administrative Center, 28 E. Market Street, York, PA 17401
    • Fill in the paper application. Be sure to sign your name at the bottom.
    • Give the completed form to the clerk.
    • The clerk will check the information on your application.
    • When your registration is complete, you will receive your voter registration card in the mail.
  • at PennDOT and some other government agencies.
    • 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 Mental Health and Mental Retardation offices
    • Student disability services offices of the State System of Higher Education
    • Offices of Special Education
    • DA Complementary Paratransit offices
    • Any agency using the Compass application