by Natalie Riess
Registering to Vote in Pennsylvania:
Last day to register to vote: Tuesday, October 9th
How to Register:
- Not sure if you’re registered? Check here.
Voting in Pennsylvania:
Voting on Election Day:
Where & When:
- Election Day is Tuesday, November 6th
- Find your polling place here.
- Polling places are open from 7am to 8pm on Election Day. If you are in line by 8pm, you are allowed to vote.
- You should MAKE A PLAN for WHAT TIME you’re going to vote and HOW you’re going to GET THERE.
What You Need to Bring:
You will need to show some proof of ID. Any of these work: PA driver’s license or PennDOT ID card
- Pennsylvania driver’s license or Commonwealth ID card
- Any other ID issued by any Commonwealth agency or the U.S. Government
- U.S. Passport
- U.S. military ID
- Student ID
- Employee ID
- Confirmation issued by the County Voter Registration Office
- Firearm permit
- Current utility bill
- Current bank statement
- Current paycheck
- Government check
Other Important Info:
- If you expect to be unable to get to your polling place on Election Day for a variety of reasons, you can request a mail ballot. Find out more here.
- You can wear campaign buttons or t-shirts to vote if you want.
- You can register and vote where you live, even if you’re an out-of-state student or were previously registered somewhere else (so long as you don’t vote in two places at once.
- People with felony convictions can register & vote! If you are not in prison, you can vote, even if you are on parole or probation.
Check out these great community organizations helping people vote in Pennsylvania
- Find a group near you at the Movement Voter Project.