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Pennsylvania Voting Guide

Voting is a critical aspect of a functioning democracy. Pennsylvania has taken many steps to make voting accessible for residents, but casting your ballot can be confusing if you are unfamiliar with the local process. Take some time to familiarize yourself with the voting process in this Pennsylvania voting guide.

Am I eligible to vote in Pennsylvania?

You are eligible to vote in Pennsylvania if you are:

  • A citizen of the United States of America for at least one month prior to the election
  • A resident of Pennsylvania for at least 30 days prior to the election
  • At least 18 years of age on Election Day

However, you are ineligible to vote in Pennsylvania if you:

  • Have been convicted of a felony and are currently incarcerated
  • Have violated the Pennsylvania Election Code within the last four years

Where Do I Vote?

You can find your local polling place with the Pennsylvania Department of State Polling Place Search Tool.

How to Register in Pennsylvania

There are several ways to register to vote in Pennsylvania. This includes registering:

In Person

Deliver the Voter Registration Application to your county's voter registration office.


You can register to vote online using the Pennsylvania accessible online form.

At the DMV

Register at any Department of Transportation location while applying for your driver's license/permit.

By Mail

Send your Voter Registration Application to your local county voter registration office.

Pennsylvania Voting Resources

Your vote counts. Take the time to learn how and when to vote.


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