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Things You Need To Know: 

1. Registration Deadline:

  • The deadline to register online to vote is Monday, October 19, 2020.

  • The deadline for registering by mail to vote is (postmarked by) Monday, October 19, 2020.

  • The deadline to register in-person to vote is Monday, October 19, 2020.

  • The deadline to request a ballot by mail is (received by) Tuesday, October 27, 2020.

2. Polling Times:

7 a.m. to 8 p.m

3. Is Early Voting Available:

In-person early (absentee) voting

4. Can I Vote by Mail:

Yes, You can register here.

*All voters can vote by mail without an excuse *

5. ID Needed for Voting:

 First-time voters are required to show some form of ID, but it does not need to be a photo ID. 

Forms of identification (one required)

  • Pennsylvania driver's license or PennDOT ID card

  • ID issued by any Commonwealth agency

  • ID issued by the US Government

  • US Passport

  • US Armed Forces ID

  • Student ID

  • Employee ID

  • Confirmation issued by the County Voter Registration Office

  • Non-photo ID issued by the Commonwealth that shows name and address

  • Non-photo ID issued by the US Government that shows name and address

  • Firearm permit

  • Current utility bill that shows name and address

  • Current bank statement that shows name and address

  • Current paycheck that shows name and address

  • Government check that shows name and address

When you vote for the first time in your election district, you must show a form of identification. For a complete list of acceptable forms of photo and non-photo identification, visit www.votesPA.com/ID or call your County Board of Elections or 1-877-VOTESPA (1-877-868-3772).

No ID requirement for return of absentee or mail-in ballot & No notary or witness requirement for return of absentee or mail-in ballot

6. Voting Without Address

The Pennsylvania voter registration form requests a residential address but includes a designated space for individuals without an address or who are experiencing homelessness to locate where they live. "If you are homeless, use the map to the right to show where you spend most of your time. How to fill in the map: Write the names of the roads or streets nearest to where you live. Draw an X to show where you live. Use a dot to show the location of landmarks, such as schools, churches, or stores, and identify them by name."

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Our Homes, Our Votes: 2020

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Washington, DC  20005

Email: ourhomes@nlihc.org

Phone: 202.662.1530

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