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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.

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Important Dates - General Election

General Election Date
Mail Registration Deadline (postmarked by)

Voting Information for Pennsylvania

Don’t miss your next election!

The voter registration deadline for Pennsylvania is Oct. 19th. If you would prefer to vote by mail, you must request your ballot by Oct. 27th. We recommend getting your application in as soon as possible.

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.

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Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: N/A

If you would only like to vote by mail for any reason (click here). Pennsylvania has absentee and mail-in voting. If you have an excuse you should select absentee, if you do not have an excuse you may still vote by mail. In either case your application for a mail-in or absentee ballot must be received by Oct. 27th at 5pm, and your completed ballot must be received by 8pm on Election Day.

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


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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.