Pennsylvania Voter Resources

Voter Hotlines

  • Disability Rights Pennsylvania - Election Day Hotline: 717-839-5227
  • State of Pennsylvania - official answers from the PA Department of State, interpreters available: 1-877-868-3772
  • For issues at Philadelphia polling places: Philadelphia County Board of Elections: 215-686-1590
  • Election Protection Hotline: 1-866-OUR-VOTE (1-866-687-8683)
  • National Association of the Deaf ASL Voter Hotline: 301-818-VOTE (301-818-8683)

Important Dates in Pennsylvania

  • May 21, 2019: Primary election
  • April 22, 2019: Last day to register to vote in May 21 primary
  • May 14, 2019: Last day to request an absentee ballot for May 21 primary
  • November 5, 2019: General Election
  • October 7, 2019: Last day to register to vote in November 5 general election
  • October 29, 2019: Last day to request an absentee ballot for November 5 general election

General Voting Information and Forms

Pennsylvania Department of State

Your registration is not complete until processed and accepted by your county voter registration office.

USA.gov


Disability-Focused Voting Resources

Disability Rights PA

Disability Voting Coalition of Pennsylvania (a project of Disability Rights PA)

"The focus of our work is to promote voter registration, voting and civic engagement by people with disabilities, our families and allies. We have a strong focus on voting rights, access to voting, accessible polling places, and voter education."

Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Voter Resources

Self-Advocacy

RevUp Campaign and Resources

AAPD's REV UP Campaign coordinates National Disability Voter Registration Week (NDVRW) yearly, with a goal of increasing the political power of people with disabilities while also engaging candidates and the media to recognize the disability community. REV UP stands for Register! Educate! Vote! Use your Power!

Resources include Issues Guide and Election Accessibility Toolkit.

ADA Compliance

  • ADA Checklist for Polling Places (Technical assistance publication on polling place accessibility for voters with disabilities includes a survey to guide election officials in evaluating the accessibility of facilities used or being considered for use as polling places.)
  • Voter Accessibility via Committee of 70 (voters with disabilities, language access, Voter Rights and Responsibilities for Philadelphia (includes Chinese, Chinese Simplied, English, Khmer, Korean, Spanish and Vietnamese), bilingual voter protection hotlines)

Research and Publications


Election Protection | Voter Education | Election Day Help

Election Protection (866 Our Vote)

Administered by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Website includes voter helplines, voter protection field programs, and digital tools. "The national, nonpartisan Election Protection coalition was formed to ensure that all voters have an equal opportunity to participate in the political process. Made up of more than 100 local, state and national partners, Election Protection works year-round to advance and defend the right to vote."

Committee of 70

Nonprofit, nonpartisan group has moved over time from watchdog to comprehensive good government organization.

Other


Nonpartisan Candidate and Election Information


Voter ID


Philadelphia Voters