Absentee and Mail-In Ballots

In Pennsylvania beginning with the April 28 Primary Election, 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).

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

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November 3  General Election Absentee and Mail-In Voting Deadlines

Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 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 facsimilies or emails)

Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 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.