Voter Information

REVISED 9/29/2020 INFORMATION SUBJECT TO CHANGE -- WILL BE UPDATED AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE

 

Quick updates:

(For information specific to Lehigh and Northampton Counties, please scroll down.)

Please note all links are in purple!

 

IN-PERSON EARLY VOTING -- NEW!! 

Northampton County voting starts October 1st

Location: The Northampton County Elections Office, 

669 Washington St Easton, PA 18042.

When: October 1st-October 27th

Monday-Friday 8:30am-8pm and

Saturday 8am-12pm.

For Directions on how it works, go to Information on Northampton County below.

Lehigh County Start Date to be Announced:  There will be in-person voting at the Lehigh County Board of Elections office, 17 South 7th Street in Allentown.  Please keep checking here.

DROP BOXES

NEW!!   NORTHAMPTON AND LEHIGH COUNTY DROP BOX LOCATIONS now are listed below under SPECIFIC COUNTY INFORMATION for each county!  PLEASE SCROLL DOWN...

Voting at your polling place if you have a mail in Ballot, but have decided you would rather vote in person:  Take the ballot with you -- make sure you have the envelope as well.  Your ballot will be voided and you will be allowed to vote in person.  Do not accept a provisional ballot!  You should be able to vote normally.

There are three flexible ways for you to vote in Pennsylvania—
► By Mail (or deliver your mail ballot to the County Election Office Drop Off)
► Early In-Person
► At Your Polling Place on Election Day

Find information about each easy and convenient option and make an early plan to vote this fall.
Voter Assistance Hotline: 1-833-PAVOTES (833-728-6837)

GO TO PA DEMOCRATS VOTING CENTER FOR DETAILED INFORMATION
THEN Review the Specific Information for Your County On This Page


✰LEHIGH COUNTY OR ✰ NORTHAMPTON COUNTY:  Just scroll down...

Recursos en Español:
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La solicitud por internet de las papeletas de voto por correo y en ausencia del estado de Pensilvania ya están disponibles en español.

Información en español: Si le interesa obtener este formulario en español, llame al 1-877-868-3772.

Information Specific to Lehigh County

Lehigh County Voter Registration Office
Lehigh County Government Center
17 South Seventh Street, Allentown 1810
Call for Information & Assistance 610-782-3194


Email electionboard@lehighcounty.org
Website Lehigh County Voter Registration
FaceBook Lehigh County Voter Office

LEHIGH COUNTY OFFICE HOURS:
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4 pm
Saturday, 10/24 & 10/31, 9 am – 1 pm (extended for election)
(Hours may change -- check with Lehigh County Voter Office)

Reserved parking will be available in front of the Government Center on 17 S 7th St, Allentown during these times. Two spots will be accessible on 7th Street and two spots will be available on Hamilton Street.

Lehigh Valley Polling Places (downloadable PDF)

(subject to change)

Voting by Mail in Lehigh County:
If you requested a mail-in ballot for the Primary Election, you may have signed up to automatically receive a ballot for the General Election. Check your status at votespa.com/mailballotstatus. If your status shows "Pending" you will receive a ballot. If there is no record, you will need to re-apply.


- Apply for a mail-in/absentee ballot at Votes PA.
- Ballots are mailed to you from the County Voter Office
- Ballots will be mailed out by Oct. 5


FILL OUT AND RETURN ASAP, read all of the instructions, read all of the instructions, YOU MUST USE BOTH ENVELOPES whether mailing, using a drop box or going to the Voter Registration office; and YOU MUST SIGN AND DATE THE OUTER ENVELOPE.  Decide how you will return your ballot.

Options for returning your mail ballot in Lehigh County:


1) MAIL YOUR BALLOT (Postage is pre-paid for mail-in and absentee ballots)
2) RETURN YOUR BALLOT TO THE LEHIGH COUNTY VOTER REGISTRATION OFFICE (See Office Hours, above)
3) RETURN YOUR BALLOT TO A DROP BOX (Drop Box Availability Date To Be Announced)

Drop Box Locations & Information

DROP BOX LOCATIONS:  NEW UPDATE!!!

Mail-In Ballot Drop Boxes To Be Available In All Lehigh County Commissioner Districts

Lehigh County residents now have access to five drop boxes for their mail-in ballots.

Allentown, PA-

Drop boxes for mail-in ballots will be available for residents at five select municipal buildings in Lehigh County. Last Thursday, September 17th, 2020, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled that drop boxes will be allowed for the upcoming 2020 General Election. As a result, the Lehigh County Election Board finalized that five boxes will be available at the following locations.

District#1

North Whitehall Township

Building

• 3256 Levans Road,

Coplay, PA 18037

• 610-799-3411

• M-F 7:30AM- 4PM

 

District #2

Upper Macungie Township

Building

• 8330 Schantz Road,

Breinigsville, PA 18031

• 610-395-4892

• M-F 7:30AM- 4PM

 

District #3

Catasauqua Municipal

Building

• 90 Bridge Street,

Catasauqua, PA

18032

• 610-264-0571

• M-F 8AM- 4PM

 

District #4

Lehigh County Government

Center

• 17 South 7th Street,

Allentown, PA 18101

• 610 782-3194

• 24/7 Night Drop Box at

Voter Office

 

District #5

Emmaus Borough Office

• 28 South 4th Street, Emmaus, PA 18049

• 610-965-9292 • M-F 8AM-3PM

All locations will have drop boxes inside the building and will be available for use during normal municipal business hour. Ballots can be dropped off at these locations instead of by mail or by handing them to a Voter Registration Office employee. Each drop box location will be monitored via electronic surveillance and by the presence of a municipal worker.

NOTE:  All ballots must be enclosed in the security mailing envelope before being sealed in the mailing envelope. Any ballots that fail to do this will not be counted.

Please be advised that current legislation is subject to change. This press release is up to date and current with federal and state legislation as of September 24th, 2020.

For more information, please contact the Lehigh County Voter Registration Office at 610-782-3194

- Check the Status of Your Mail-In or Absentee Ballot on votespa.com/mailballotstatus

DETAILED INFORMATION Lehigh County Voter Registration Office


VIDEO from PA GOV How to Complete a Pennsylvania Mail-in Ballot

Early In-Person Voting in Lehigh County:

Voters may vote in person at the Lehigh County Voter Registration Office after mail-in ballots have been distributed. Go to the Lehigh County Voter Office and request a mail ballot in person, fill it out and submit.

Note: If you applied for a mail-in ballot but did not receive your ballot in the mail, you may vote in person at the Voter Registration Office.

Deadline to Apply to Vote at the Lehigh County Office is Tuesday, October 27th at 5 pm.

Voting at the Polls in Lehigh County

POLLS ARE OPEN NOV 3, 7 AM - 8 PM


STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS How to Vote Using a Hand-Marked Paper Ballot

VIDEO Using the New Voting Machines

LEHIGH COUNTY BALLOT MARKING DEVICE Details from Votes Pa

Find My Polling Place:

PA VOTER SERVICES POLLING PLACE FINDER


LEHIGH COUNTY POLLING PLACE FINDER 


LOOK FOR POLLING PLACE UPDATES HERE (Full List of Polling Places Document)
If the polling place is not found, contact the County Voter Office.

Lehigh County FAQ Elections

Information Specific to Northampton County

Northampton County Election and Voter Registration Office
Election Division
669 Washington St. Rm. 1211
Easton, PA 18042
Call for Information and Assistance (610) 829-6260


Email elections@northamptoncounty.org
Website Northampton County Elections
FaceBook Northampton County Department of Elections

NORTHAMPTON COUNTY OFFICE HOURS:  
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Hours will be extended after October 1

October 1st-October 27th

Monday-Friday 8:30am-8pm and

Saturday 8am-12pm.

For more information: Northampton County Elections

Northampton County Polling Places (Downloadable PDF)

(Subject to change)

Voting by Mail in Northampton County:

If you requested a mail-in ballot for the Primary Election, you may have signed up to automatically receive a ballot for the General Election. Check your status at votespa.com/mailballotstatus. If your status shows "Pending" you will receive a ballot. If there is no record, you will need to re-apply.


DETAILED INFORMATION Northampton County Elections Office
VIDEO from PA GOV "How to Complete a Pennsylvania Mail-in Ballot"

 

Early In-Person Voting in Northampton County -- NEW!
In-person voting is now available for Northampton County for residents who have not already applied for a mail-in or absentee ballot. Go to the Northampton County Voter Office and request a mail ballot in person, fill it out and submit.

Location:

The Northampton County Elections Office, 

669 Washington St Easton, PA 18042.

When:

October 1st-October 27th

Monday-Friday 8:30am-8pm and

Saturday 8am-12pm.

DETAILED INFORMATION: Northampton County Elections Office

How does it work?

  • You will fill out an application for a mail-in ballot. 

  • An election official will process your application right away. 

  • You will be asked for identification. 

  • Your balloting materials will be handed to you. 

  • You can take your ballot to one of our voting booths and complete your ballot. 

  • Seal your ballot in the secrecy envelope and do not make any marks on the envelope. 

  • Seal your secrecy envelope inside the return envelope. 

  • Sign and date the back of the return envelope. 

  • Return your ballot to an election official. 

  • Proudly sport your "I voted" sticker.

Voting at the Polls in Northampton County:

POLLS ARE OPEN NOV 3, 7 AM - 8 PM

INSTRUCTIONS: How to Vote Using the Ballot Marking Device (New Voting Machines)
VIDEO:  How to Use the New Voting Machines

Find My Polling Place
PA VOTER SERVICES POLLING PLACE FINDER
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY POLLING PLACE FINDER
If the polling place is not found, contact the County Election Office.

Northampton FAQ Elections

Options for returning your mail ballot in Northampton County:

1) MAIL YOUR BALLOT All postage is pre-paid for mail-in and absentee ballots.
2) RETURN YOUR BALLOT TO THE NORTHAMPTON COUNTY VOTER REGISTRATION OFFICE or a DROP BOX --Locations for Dropbox are listed  and highlighted below.

- Track the Status of Your On-Line Request for a Mail-In or Absentee Ballot on votespa.com/mailballotstatus

 

FILL OUT AND RETURN ASAP, read all of the instructions,

YOU MUST USE BOTH ENVELOPES whether mailing, using a drop box or going to the Voter Registration office;

and YOU MUST SIGN AND DATE THE OUTER ENVELOPE. Decide how you will return your ballot.
 

VIDEO from PA GOV "How to Complete a Pennsylvania Mail-in Ballot"

DETAILED INFORMATION Northampton County Elections Office

Drop Box Locations & Hours:  NEW!!  

Northampton County Courthouse
669 Washington St
Easton, PA 18042
(Starting Oct. 1st) M-F 8:30am-8:00pm Saturday 8:00am-12:00pm

 

Northampton County Human Services Building
2801 Emrick Blvd
Bethlehem, PA 18020
M-F 8:30am-7:00pm

 

Northampton County 911 Center
100 Gracedale Ave.
Nazareth, PA 18064
M-F 8:30am-4:30pm

 

Bethlehem City Hall
10 E. Church St
Bethlehem, PA 18018
M-F 8:00am-4:00pm

NOTE:  All ballots must be enclosed in the security mailing envelope before being sealed in the mailing envelope. Any ballots that fail to do this will not be counted.

Voting at the Polls in Northampton County

POLLS ARE OPEN NOV 3, 7 AM - 8 PM


INSTRUCTIONS How to Vote Using the Ballot Marking Device (New Voting Machines)


VIDEO How to Use the New Voting Machines

Find My Polling Place:
PA VOTER SERVICES POLLING PLACE FINDER


NORTHAMPTON COUNTY POLLING PLACE FINDER


If the polling place is not found, contact the County Election Office.

Northampton FAQ Elections

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