How to Register to Vote in Pennsylvania

FILE - A canvas observer photographs Lehigh County provisional ballots as vote counting in the general election continues, Nov. 6, 2020, in Allentown, Pa. A review by The Associated Press in the six battleground states disputed by former President Trump has found fewer than 475 cases of potential voter fraud, a minuscule number that would have made no difference in the 2020 presidential election. Democrat Joe Biden won Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin and their 79 Electoral College votes by a combined 311,257 votes out of 25.5 million ballots cast for president. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file)

By Ashley Adams

August 17, 2022

You must be registered to vote by Oct. 24 to be eligible to vote in the November general election.

Still not registered to vote in Pennsylvania? Here’s how to fix that.

Fill out a voter registration application form:

  • Online

  • By mail
  • In person at your county voter registration office. You can find your county office here.

  • At PennDOT and other government agencies, including:
    • State offices that provide public assistance and services to persons with disabilities
    • Armed forces recruitment centers
    • County Clerk of Orphans’ Court offices
    • Area Agencies on Aging
    • Centers for Independent Living
    • County Mental Health and Intellectual Disability offices
    • Student disability services offices of the State System of Higher Education
    • Offices of Special Education
    • DA Complementary Paratransit offices
    • Any agency using the Compass application

Your county voter registration office will then review the form.

If your registration is accepted, you will get a voter registration card in the mail. 

The voter registration card will include your name, address, party affiliation, and your voting location.

The last day to register to vote for the November election is Oct. 24.


  • Ashley Adams

    In her 16 years in the communications industry, Ashley Adams has worn many hats, including news reporter, public relations writer, marketing specialist, copy editor and technical writer. Ashley grew up in Berks County and has since returned to her roots to raise her three children.

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