Absentee and Mail-In Ballots

In Pennsylvania there are two options for mail ballots to request, complete and return to the County Board of Elections:  

Absentee or Mail-In Ballots

Not sure which one to use? Learn more about Absentee and Mail-In Voting or

Begin Online Application for either (also includes links to download paper applications).

Unable to pick up and/or return your emergency absentee ballot yourself?

This form allows you to designate an agent to do it for you.

How to return your voted ballot:

  • Seal your voted ballot in the white inner secrecy envelope that indicates “official” ballot.  Do not write or mark anything on the secrecy envelope.
  • Seal the secrecy envelope in the pre-addressed outer return envelope where the voter signs.
  • Sign and return to your county board of elections.  Underneath your signature, fill-in the current date, NOT your date of birth.
How to Return Your Mail-In Ballot Infographic

Westmoreland County Election Bureau Mailing Address

2 N. Main Street
Suite 109
Greensburg, PA 15601

Westmoreland County Locations


November 2 Municipal Primary Absentee and Mail-In Voting Deadlines

Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 5:00 pm:  Last day to apply for a civilian absentee or mail-in ballot.  POSTMARKS DO NOT APPLY and original applications must be received (no facsimiles or emails)

Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 8:00 pm:  All voted civilian absentee or mail-in ballots must be received by the County Board of Elections.  If hand delivering, only the actual voter may return their ballot.