The Pennsylvania primary election is now on June 2, 2020. To apply for your vote by mail ballot, please visit VotesPA.com/ApplyMailBallot.
Q: Will I receive my ballot immediately?
A: No, it takes a few weeks for ballots to be processed and approved. Fortunately, You can track the status of your application here to see whether or not your application has been processed.
Q: What if something goes wrong with my request, or I made a mistake?
A: Contact your county’s Bureau of Elections and they’ll be able to help sort out any issues with your ballot.
Q: How is this ballot different than an absentee ballot?
A: Absentee ballots are required by the Pennsylvania Constitution to make sure everyone has access to the ballot box regardless of physical ability to get to the polls on Election Day. Mail-in voting is an additional option — it’s for those of us who could go to our polling place but would prefer to vote from home.
Q: I, or my child, applied for a ballot at a college address but have since moved home. What should I do?
A. Contact your county’s Bureau of Elections.