Check your registration
Register to vote
Be a U.S. citizen 30 days before Election Day
Be 18 years old on Election Day
Be a resident of Pennsylvania and your election district 30 days before Election Day
Not be confined in a penal institution, community confinement facility, or other alternative correctional facility for conviction of a felony unless you will be released prior to the election
Have not been convicted of violating any provision of the Pennsylvania Election Code within the last four years
Vote by mail
Find your polling place
You generally do not need to show ID if voting in person.
But if you are voting at your polling place for the first time, you will need to show ID. You can use any of the following forms of ID:
Pennsylvania drivers license or PennDOT ID card
ID issued by the US Government or any Commonwealth agency
US Armed Forces ID
If you do not have a photo ID, you can use a non-photo identification that includes your name and address.
Confirmation issued by the County Voter Registration Office
Non-photo ID issued by the Commonwealth or US Government
Current utility bill, bank statement, or paycheck
If you applied to vote on a mail-in or absentee ballot and did not provide either a state-issued ID number or the last four digits of your Social Security Number, you may be required to show proof of identification. You can use any of the following forms of ID:
U.S. Military ID (active duty and retired military ID may designate an expiration date that is indefinite). Military dependents’ ID must contain a current expiration date
Employee photo identification issued by federal, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania county, or Pennsylvania municipal government
Photo identification issued by an accredited Pennsylvania public or private institution of higher learning
Photo identification issued by a Pennsylvania care facility, including long-term care facilities, assisted living residences and personal care homes
Overseas and military voting
Voting as a student
Voting as a person with disabilities
Your Federal Voting Rights
As a Voter with a Disability, you have the right to:
Vote privately and independently
Have an accessible polling place with voting machines for voters with disabilities
You may either:
1. Seek assistance from workers at the polling place who have been trained to use the accessible voting machine, or
2. Bring someone to help you vote
You may request your local election officials to tell you about any voting aids, voting assistance, and absentee ballot procedures that are available.
Ensure your right to accessible elections!
For more information, contact the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
By phone at 866-747-1471
By email at firstname.lastname@example.org