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.
- Make sure you are registered to vote at your current address. Use this website to check your registration – http://www.votespa.com/en-us/register-to-vote/Pages/Confirm-Your-Registration.aspx
- If you moved since the last election, update your voter registration with your new address here – www.votespa.com.
- Find your polling place and write down the address. https://www.pavoterservices.state.pa.us/Pages/PollingPlaceInfo.aspx
- Find out if your polling place is accessible. You can find this out on the website of the county where you live. You can also find this information on the Department of State website –https://www.pavoterservices.state.pa.us/Pages/PollingPlaceInfo.aspx.
Please contact Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP) if you have any concerns, questions, or need assistance –
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.