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).

March 17 Special Election Absentee Voting Deadlines

Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 5:00 pm:  Last day to apply for civilian absentee ballot. POSTMARKS DO NOT APPLY and original applications must be received (no facsimiles or emails).

Friday, March 13, 2020, 5:00 pm:  All voted civilian absentee ballots must be returned to the County Board of Elections. POSTMARKS DO NOT APPLY.  If hand delivering, only the actual voter may return their ballot.


April 28 Primary Election Absentee and Mail-In Voting Deadlines

Tuesday, April 21, 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, April 28, 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.