If you’re concerned your mail ballot is incorrectly dated, lacks a signature, or isn’t enclosed in a secrecy envelope, you can check online.
If you voted by mail or absentee ballot in Philadelphia or Allegheny counties and want to be certain your ballot was not rejected for lacking an accurate, handwritten date, a signature, or not being enclosed in a secrecy envelope, you can visit the Philadelphia City Commissioners website or the Allegheny County website to check.
It is estimated that some 3,500 Pennsylvania ballots are in danger of being rejected for one of the above reasons.
Voters in Philadelphia county whose ballots need to be cured can visit the County Board of Elections office in City Hall Room 140 through 5:00 p.m. Monday or on Election Day from 7:30 a.m. until 7:30 pm to avoid the potential rejection of their ballot. Voters unable to travel to the Board’s office due to a disability may authorize a designated agent to pick up a replacement ballot and/or return a completed ballot using the Designated Agent Form.
Allegheny County voters may come to the Elections Division office, 326 County Office Building (3rd floor), 542 Forbes Avenue in Pittsburgh through 4:30 p.m. on Monday and from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day. Voters unable to travel to the Elections office due to a disability may authorize a designated agent to cure their ballot on their behalf by using a Designated Agent Form.