How To Vote By Absentee Ballot   |   2016 Absentee Ballot Deadlines

Pennsylvania allows voters who can’t make it to the polls on Election Day to vote by absentee ballot.

How To Vote By Absentee Ballot

  1. Download and print the absentee ballot application
  2. Complete the application
  3. Mail or hand deliver your absentee ballot application so that it will be received by your county Board of Elections by 5 pm on the Tuesday before Election Day
  4. Complete your absentee ballot as soon as you receive it
  5. Mail or hand deliver your absentee ballot so that it will be received your county Board of Elections by 5 pm on the Friday before Election Day

Learn more about voting by absentee ballot here.

2017 Absentee Ballot Deadlines

Absentee ballot applications and completed absentee ballot must be received by your county Board of Elections by the deadline.

Primary Election Civilian Absentee Ballot Deadlines

  • Request Deadline: Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at 5 pm
  • Return Deadline: Friday, May 12, 2017, at 5 pm

General Election Civilian Absentee Ballot Deadlines

  • Request Deadline: Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at 5 pm
  • Return Deadline: Friday, November 3, 2017, at 5 pm