PENNSYLVANIA ELECTION INFORMATION:
Deadlines & Dates
Federal and State Primary Election: April 26, 2016
General Election: November 8, 2016
The voter registration deadline in Pennsylvania is 30 days before the election for all elections.
You can apply for absentee voting if you are registered to vote and if you qualify. The County Board of Elections must receive absentee voting applications no later than 5PM on the Tuesday before Election Day.
On Election Day, polls are open from 7 AM to 8 PM EST.
Voter ID Requirements
Only first time voters must bring a photo ID to the polls. Acceptable IDs include:
If you do not have a photo ID, you can use ID that includes your name and address. Accepted forms of non-photo ID include:
On Your Ballot
Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act requires certain jurisdicutions to provide in-language voting materials in areas with a significant number of limited English proficient voters.
Section 208 of the Voting Rights Act states that, "Any voter who requires assistance to vote by reason of blindness, disability, or inability to read or write may be given assistance by a person of the voter’s choice, other than the voter’s employer or agent of the employer or office or agent of the voter’s union.”
It is your right to bring your own interpreter to the polls, if you so choose.
NQAPIA created a voter guide that shows the views of Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump on LGBTQ equality, trans* justice, racial justice, AAPI issues, and immigrants’ rights. Our research came from the candidates’ official policy statements and quotes from news media. View their voter guide, and click the links below for PDF copies:
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