Absentee Ballots

  1. Absentee Voting Deadlines

    Applications: The first day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot:  Monday, September 16, 2019.  The last day to apply is 5:00 PM on Tuesday, October 29, 2019- please note that POSTMARKS DO NOT APPLY and original applications must be received (no facsimiles or emails).

    NEW!  You can now apply for an absentee ballot online.  Learn more...

    Voted Ballots: All civilian voted ballots must be returned to the County Board of Elections Office by 5:00 PM on Friday, November 1, 2019 - please note that POSTMARKS DO NOT APPLY. If hand delivering, only the actual voter may return their ballot.

Instructions for Paper Applications

Once you have printed the

Absentee Ballot Application:
  • Complete all required information on the application
  • You must supply your PA Driver's License number or PennDOT issued Pennsylvania photo identification card (PennDOT photo ID) number in the blocks provided. If you do not have a driver's license number or PennDOT photo ID number you must supply the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number.
  • If you do not have either of these types of identification please check the box entitled, I DO NOT have a PA Driver's License, PennDOT ID# or SS#. You must enclose a photocopy of an acceptable ID. Please see www.VotesPA.com, call 1-877-VotesPA (1-877-863-3772) or contact your county board of elections regarding acceptable ID's.
  • Return the application to Westmoreland County Election Bureau, 2 N. Main Street, Suite 109, Greensburg, PA 15601. Additional information is available at County Information Link at www.VotesPA.com