On October 31, 2019, the Pennsylvania legislature and Governor passed Act 77, which, among other important reforms, allowed for no-excuse mail-in ballot voting across the state. Thus, if you are registered to vote in Pennsylvania, you are eligible to request, complete, and vote by mail-in ballot. For additional guidance and FAQs from the PA Secretary of State, click here.
Mail-In Ballot Deadlines
The current mail-in ballot request deadline is 5:00 PM on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. The current deadline to return your voted mail-in ballot is 5:00 PM on Friday, November 6, 2020. The ballot must be received by the county election office by this time, and it must be postmarked no later than Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
Mail both your Mail-In Ballot Request form and your Mail-In Ballot using a stamp and envelope to:
142 City Hall
1400 John F. Kennedy Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19107
To request your PA mail-in ballot and learn more about the process, click here. You can request your mail-in ballot online by clicking here. In order to request a mail-in ballot, you must use either a PennDOT (Department of Transportation) ID, or your Social Security number (SSN) and a picture of your signature. Alternatively, you can download, print, complete, and mail your form by clicking here. No Printer? Scroll down and fill out the embedded form below.
How to Vote by Mail in Pennsylvania
Ballot Return Map
Pennsylvania voters have the opportunity to return their mail-in ballots via the Post Office as well as at a ballot drop box, their county board of election, and at other officially designated locations. Click here to find a map of ballot return sites in PA.
Philadelphia Ballot Replacement
For Philadelphia voters: If, for any reason, you have already applied for a mail-in or absentee ballot but need it replaced or have applied for a mail-in or absentee ballot but are concerned that you have not received it yet, click here to request a replacement ballot. Keep in mind that once you do so, any ballot that you already have or has been sent to you will be considered void.