Absentee and Mail-In Ballots

  1. 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.

    November 7, 2023 Election Absentee and Mail-In Voting Deadlines

    Tuesday, October 31, 2023, 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 7, 2023, 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.

    How to Return Your Mail-In Ballot InfographicHow 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, date, and return to your county board of elections.  Underneath your signature, fill-in today's date.