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How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in Pennsylvania, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the Pennsylvania Election Website or call (877) 868-3772 to learn more about your states voting details.

Don’t miss your next election!

Your voter registration application must be hand delivered, submitted online, or received by mail on or before Oct. 19th. You can vote in person with an absentee ballot at your county elections office, on Election Day, or vote by mail in Pennsylvania.

Your polling place hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Presidential Primaries

Only registered voters affiliated with a particular party may vote in its primary. See Pennsylvania Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details.

Statewide Primaries

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: Sept. 14th to Oct. 27th

Due to a 2019 change in election law, voters can now cast in-person absentee ballots at their county elections office. This process will open as soon as ballots are released through Oct. 27th.

Applications for a mail-in or absentee ballot must be received by Oct. 27th at 5pm, and your completed ballot must be postmarked by Election Day.

The mail-in ballot application period opens Jan. 1st. You may submit one form annually and select all elections. No excuse required.


Voter ID + Access for Pennsylvania

Do Voters Need ID?

  • No, voters do not need an ID
  • Multiple forms of ID accepted
  • First time voters need ID
  • Student IDs accepted
  • ID needed to vote absentee

More Chances to Register

Your state does not offer additional voter registration options outside of the deadlines listed above.


  • If you are 17 and will be 18 on or before the next election, you may register to vote.
Youth participation is affected by changing state legislation or party rules. If we are not up to date please let us know.

Have you been convicted of a felony?

See what the registration laws are in your state below.

Felon Re-Enfranchisement Laws

Voting and attending college?

Get information on how to vote from Campus Vote Project below.

College Student Voting Info