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.
Have more questions about voting?
Read our voting FAQ
Important Dates - Presidential Primary
Voting Information for Pennsylvania
Don’t miss your next election!
Due to COVID-19, Pennsylvania has moved its closed presidential primary to June 2nd. The new deadline to register to vote is now May 18th. The state is requesting that all voters use its new mail-in ballot system. Your application for a mail-in ballot must be received by May 26th at 5 pm and your ballot must be received by 5pm on June 2nd.
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.Find Your Representatives
Early Voting + Absentee Voting
Early Voting Dates: N/A
If you would only like to vote absentee by-mail for one election because you are out of town, you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here). If you would like to participate in Pennsylvania’s new mail-in ballot system for the year, you need to apply (click here). In either case your deadline for the request is April 21st at 5:00 p.m. Then, when you complete your ballot, it must be received by April 28th at 8 pm.
The mail-in ballot application period opens Jan. 1st. You may submit one form annually and select all elections. No excuse required.
Voter ID + Eligibility for Pennsylvania
Do Voters Need ID?
- Yes, voters need an ID
- Multiple forms of ID accepted
- First time voters need ID
- Student IDs accepted
Find out more about your rights in Pennsylvania.
- 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.