Pennsylvania Voter Resources

Hotlines

Dates

  • October 9, 2018: Last day to register to vote in the November election
  • October 30, 2018: Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot (To vote by absentee ballot you must be registered to vote.)
  • November 2, 2018: Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots
  • November 6, 2018: General Election

General Voting Information and Forms

Pennsylvania Department of State

Your registration is not complete until processed and accepted by your county voter registration office.

USA.gov


Disability-Focused Voting Resources

Disability Rights PA

Disability Voting Coalition of Pennsylvania (a project of Disability Rights PA)

"The focus of our work is to promote voter registration, voting and civic engagement by people with disabilities, our families and allies. We have a strong focus on voting rights, access to voting, accessible polling places, and voter education."

Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Voter Resources

RevUp Campaign and Resources

AAPD's REV UP Campaign coordinates National Disability Voter Registration Week (NDVRW) yearly, with a goal of increasing the political power of people with disabilities while also engaging candidates and the media to recognize the disability community. REV UP stands for Register! Educate! Vote! Use your Power!

Resources include Issues Guide and Election Accessibility Toolkit.

ADA Compliance

  • ADA Checklist for Polling Places (Technical assistance publication on polling place accessibility for voters with disabilities includes a survey to guide election officials in evaluating the accessibility of facilities used or being considered for use as polling places.)
  • Voter Accessibility via Committee of 70 (voters with disabilities, language access, Voter Rights and Responsibilities for Philadelphia (includes Chinese, Chinese Simplied, English, Khmer, Korean, Spanish and Vietnamese), bilingual voter protection hotlines)

Research and Publications


Election Protection | Voter Education | Election Day Help

Election Protection (866 Our Vote)

Administered by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Website includes voter helplines, voter protection field programs, and digital tools. "The national, nonpartisan Election Protection coalition was formed to ensure that all voters have an equal opportunity to participate in the political process. Made up of more than 100 local, state and national partners, Election Protection works year-round to advance and defend the right to vote."

Committee of 70

Nonprofit, nonpartisan group has moved over time from watchdog to comprehensive good government organization.

Other


Nonpartisan Candidate and Election Information


Voter ID


Philadelphia Voters