Voter Registration – Eligibility
In order to register to vote in Pennsylvania, you must be:
- A citizen of the United States for at least one month before the next election
- A resident of Pennsylvania and your election district for at least 30 days before the next election
- At least 18 years of age on the day of the next election
If you are currently registered to vote, you do not have to re-register unless you have moved, or wish to change your name or political party affiliation.
Voter Registration – Online
Voter registration is available online in Pennsylvania. Follow this link to complete the online registration form.
Voter Registration – By Mail
Follow this link to print out a voter registration form. You can also call the Allegheny County Division of Elections (412-350-4510), and they will send you a form.
Send the complete and signed form to:
Attn: Voter Registration Section
Division of Elections
542 Forbes Ave., Room 609
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2953
Voter Registration – In Person
You may register to vote at:
Consumer Health Coalition! We have voter registration forms at our offices. We are happy to help you complete the application! Please call us at (412) 456-1877 to schedule your visit.
Allegheny County Elections Division
Room 609 of the County Office Building, corner of Ross Street and Forbes Avenue
Hours are 8:30 am – 4:30 pm weekdays
PennDOT Drivers License Centers when applying for or renewing your drivers license.
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services when applying for state benefit programs and services.
On Election Day
Know your poll.
Find your voting location. All locations are open 7 am–8 pm on Voting Day. If you’re in line at your voting location by 8 pm, you’re allowed to vote. If you’re voting for the first time at your voting location, bring an accepted form of identification with you.
Check your ballot.
You can see your exact ballot and decide on candidates ahead of time. It’s a good idea to write down your voting decisions and take this into the polls with you.
Get to the polls.
Polls are open 7 am – 8 pm on Voting Day. Some workplaces will offer accommodations so workers have time to vote. Some transportation options offer special discounts and offers to get to the polls.
Tell your friends.
Share that you voted in-person and using social media. Encourage friends to vote too!