2017 PENNSYLVANIA ELECTIONS IMPORTANT DATES FOR CANDIDATES:
|Candidates: First day to circulate petitions: First Day for Candidates to collect signatures on their nominating Petitions||February 14,2017|
|Candidates: Last day to circulate petitions: Last Day for Candidates to collect signatures on their nominating Petitions||March 7, 2017|
|Candidates: First day to file nominating papers: First Day for Candidates to file their nominating Papers||March 8, 2017|
|Candidates: Last day to withdraw before the Election: Last Day for Withdrawal by Candidates who Filed Nomination Petitions||March 22, 2017|
|Voter Registration Ends: Last day to REGISTER before the Primary Election||April 17, 2017|
|Absentee Ballot Request deadline: Last Day to Apply for Civilian Absentee Ballot||May 9, 2017|
|Absentee Ballot return deadline : Last Day for County Board of Elections to Receive Voted Civilian Absentee Ballots||May 12, 2017|
|Absentee Ballot return deadline- UOCAVA citizens: Last Day for County Board of Elections to receive voted Military and Overseas Absentee Ballots (submitted for delivery no later than 11:59 P.M. on May 15)||May 23, 2017|
|Candidates: Last day to withdraw before the Election: Last Day to withdrawal by Candidates nominated by nomination papers||August 8, 2017|
|Voter Registration Ends: Last Day to REGISTER before the NOVEMBER General Election||October 10, 2017|
|Absentee Ballot Request deadline: Last Day to Apply for a Civilian Absentee Ballot||October 31, 2017|
|Absentee Ballot return deadline : Last Day for County Board of Elections to Receive voted Civilian Absentee Ballots||November 3, 2017|
You can register online at www.register.votespa.com. Fill out the form and submit your application. Use the application number to track your submission.
You can register in person at your county voter registration office, 1 Quaker Plaza, Room 105, Stroudsburg, weekdays 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed weekends and holidays; or at the Department of Transportation photo license centers when applying for or renewing your driver’s license.
You can register by mail. Voter registration mail applications are available at your county voter registration office; and at many other locations within each county including public libraries, universities, political party committees, and many service organizations.
No matter how you register, you will get your voter registration card in the mail. Bring this card with you, along with a photo ID, the first time you vote.
If you are unable to vote at your polling place due to mobility issues or a absence from your precinct, you can vote by absentee ballot. Get a Pennsylvania Absentee Ballot Application or picked up at the county voter registration office ( 1 Quaker Plaza, Room 105, Stroudsburg, weekdays 8:30am - 4:30pm )
After submitting an absentee ballot, if you are able to attend your polling place in person on Election Day, you must vote in person and have election officials invalidate your absentee ballot.
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