Elections

The Elections Division is responsible for all parts of the administration of an election. Responsibilities include maintaining voter roles and registration, approving requests for mail-in and absentee ballots, and providing support and resources for electoral candidates. The Elections Division also works to secure polling places and voting equipment, and train poll workers for elections.

Members of the military or overseas civilian voters have options for registering and voting in Pennsylvania.
Information for Military or Overseas Civilian Voters

Learn more about mail-in and absentee ballots, Election Day, and other general information.
Frequently Asked Questions 


 


Voter Essentials


Other Election Information


Voting Applications

Voter Registration

Voter registration and changes to current registration, including name, address, or party affiliation, can be completed online, by mail, or in person.

Online application:

Online Voter Registration

Paper application:

Voter Registration Application(PDF, 349KB)

Important Note: The deadline to register to vote is 15 days before a scheduled election.

Voter registration applications are also available in:

Emergency Ballots

To apply for a mail-in or absentee ballot after the deadline has passed due to new circumstances:

Application for Emergency Absentee Ballot

Important Note: If someone needs to submit the application on your behalf, you must also complete a designated agent form to pick up the ballot, and a second one to return it. The Elections Division is required to keep the forms.


More Information

Sample Ballots View your sample ballot by selecting your municipality, ward, and district.

Cancellation of Voter Due to Death Form(PDF, 149KB) To be completed to remove someone from the voter rolls due to death. Must be completed by an immediate family member or the executor of the deceased person's estate.

Complaints File a complaint due to a violation of Title III of the federal Help America Vote Act of 2002.

Designated Agent Form(PDF, 141KB) Use this form to authorize a designated agent to obtain and/or return a mail-in or absentee ballot on your behalf if you have a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Request to Cancel Permanent Absentee or Mail-In Status(PDF, 153KB) To be completed if you are currently receiving an annual application for absentee or mail-in ballots but would like to stop receiving them. It can only be completed by the voter. The status is only valid for one year. All voters will receive new applications for the next calendar year in February.


Candidate and Municipality Resources

Polling Place List(XLSX, 82KB) This is the countywide list of continually updated polling places. Polling places that have changed since the last election are highlighted in yellow.

Voting Districts Find and print a voting district; use this tool for a detailed PDF map of any voting district (courtesy of the county's GIS Team).

Document Portal Under search type, use the drop-down menu to select "Campaign Finance Reports" to review reports for the previous five years. Note: in the search criteria field, the search term must be enclosed by asterisks. For example, enter *Dormont* into the search bar.