Election Day Alert

Election Day Alert
Tuesday, November 7, 2017


This year, Election Day is Tuesday, November 7, 2017. You must register to vote by Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Click here to learn how to register to vote.

You can vote by Absentee Ballot if you can’t make it to the polls on Election Day. You can download an Absentee Ballot application form on votespa.com/absentee.

Your county Board of Elections must receive your VOTED absentee ballot by 5:00 p.m. on November 3, 2017 which is the Friday before Election Day. Keep in mind that a postmark is not sufficient. In emergency situations (such as an unexpected illness or disability), you can submit an Emergency Application for an Absentee Ballot, which must be received by your county Board of Elections no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 3, 2017, which is the Friday before Election Day. In an emergency situation that occurs after 5:00 p.m. on November 3, 2017, the Friday before Election Day, you can submit an Emergency Application for Absentee Ballot to your County Court.

Click here to learn more about voting by absentee ballot including important deadlines.

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Please contact Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP)  if you have any concerns, questions, or need assistance –

1-800-692-7443 (voice)
1-877-375-7139 (TDD)
1-717-236-0192 (fax) or

ON ELECTION DAY voters with disabilities who have a problem at their polling place may call Disability Rights Pennsylvania’s (DRP) ELECTION DAY HOTLINE between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. at -717-839-5227 or email DRP at electionday@disabilityrightspa.org

If you cannot reach Disability Rights Pennsylvania on Election Day, call the Election Protection Hotline: 1-866-687-8683. The Department of State also has a Voter Hotline and that number is 1-877-868-3772.



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