Pennsylvania

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About This State

Pennsylvania is home to so many American heroes: Benjamin Franklin, Rocky Balboa, Gritty. It's also home to big wins: In 2018, you bested gerrymandering and got yourselves some fair representation in Washington. Now grab yourself a Wawa hoagie to fuel up for November. Here’s everything you need to know to be a voter in the Keystone State.

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COVID-19 UPDATE

*Pennsylvania lawmakers and Gov. Tom Wolf have reached agreement to postpone the state’s primary from April 28 until June 2.*

-Pennsylvania has no-excuse vote by mail available and the deadline to request a ballot is April 21.

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Road to Win

electoral college votes

20

delegates for the dnc

125

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Key Dates

Apr 13

Primary Election Registration Deadline

Apr 21

Primary Vote By Mail Deadline

Jun 2

Presidential Primary Election Date (UPDATED)

Jun 2

State Primary Election (UPDATED)

Oct 19

General Election Registration Deadline

Pennsylvania Voter Guide

  • How do I register to vote?

    We're working with Vote.org to make this as easy as possible for you, so don't fuck it up.

    Register Here
  • Can I register at the voting booth?

    Sadly, no. So do it now! Then reward yourself with a cookie.

  • This is my home state, but I won't be home for this election. Can I still vote here?

    Yes you can. Your deadline to request a ballot is April 21 to vote in your primary, and you must return by April 28.

    Request Here
  • Can I vote without leaving my house?

    Yes! Voters in Pennsylvania can now vote by mail. Your deadline to request a ballot is April 21 to vote in your primary, and you must return by April 28. Request your ballot below.

    Request Here
  • Can I vote early? (primary)

    Pretty much, yes. You can go to your county elections office before April 21, request a mail-in or absentee ballot, fill it out, and submit it on the spot. You can find your county election office below.

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  • Do I need an ID?

    Generally no with two exceptions: You have to show ID if you are voting for the first time at your polling place, or if you have been tagged as inactive. A PA license or DOT ID card, PA ID, federal ID, US Passport, military ID, student ID, employee ID, or non-photo ID with name and address are acceptable forms of ID. Get all the details below from VoteRiders.

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Resources

  • Get your absentee ballot here!

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  • Need to show Voter ID? Not sure what kind? Get the specifics in your state here.

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