mail-in ballot generic

Pennsylvania residents choosing to vote by mail must complete a new application every year. The Elections Office is reminding everyone that the deadline to apply for a mail-in ballot is May 11th.

You must register for a mail-in ballot by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11th. Voters may also fill out the application at VotesPA.com.

Officials say that voters signed up on the Permanent/Annual list to vote by mail must fill out a new application every year. Applications for voters on the Permanent/Annual list were mailed out in February.

The Elections Office must receive a completed application by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, May 11th in order to send out a mail-in ballot.

Mail-in ballots must meet the following criteria to be counted.

The ballot must be sealed inside of the secrecy envelope.

The secrecy envelope must not contains any text, marks or symbols.

The voter must sign and date the outer return envelope.

The ballot must be received by the Elections Office by 8:00 p.m. on May 18th. 

They can be turned in at secure dropbox locations.

All precincts will be open on May 18th for in-person voting.

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