November 7, 2023 is the General Election. Are you ready to vote?
September 19, 2023 is National Voter Registration Day—a nonpartisan civic holiday celebrating our democracy. The deadline to register or make changes to your registration is 15 days before an election. October 23, 2023, is the last day to register before the November 7, 2023, General Election.
You can check your voter registration status by name or driver’s license number/PennDOT ID.
How to Register
You can submit a registration form or update your registration by using the links below. Complete the online application through the Department of State or submit a paper copy by printing off one of the registration forms below or requesting one from your library.
In Pennsylvania, you have two options for mail ballots.
- Mail-in ballot – Any qualified voter may apply for a mail-in ballot. You may simply request this ballot without a reason.
- Absentee ballot – If you plan to be out of the municipality on election day or if you have a disability or illness that prevents you from going to your polling place on election day, you can request this ballot type, which still requires you to list a reason for your ballot.
In order to request either ballot type, you must be registered to vote. Applications for a mail-in or absentee ballot must be received by your county election board by October 31, 2023 at 5 p.m.
Registered voters can submit an application one of three ways: