Pennsylvania’s general election is fast approaching. Here’s what you should know before you vote.
Below are deadlines specific to voting in the general election.
Deadline to register to vote: Monday, Oct. 23
Deadline to apply for a mail or absentee ballot: 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31
Deadline to return mail or absentee ballot: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7
Anyone can register to vote, so long as they will have been a U.S. citizen for at least 30 days before the election, are a resident of Pennsylvania, and are going to be at least 18 on or before Election Day.
People who are incarcerated for felonies can’t vote under state law. People who are serving time for lesser charges or are out on probation, parole, or house arrest are eligible.
Yes. Those eligible may apply for a Pennsylvania mail or absentee ballot through 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31.
Here’s everything you need to know about requesting, filling it out, and returning it.
If you are a registered Pennsylvania voter, you may choose to vote early in person.
The last day to vote early in person is Tuesday, Nov. 1.