Who are the Democratic candidates in the upcoming election?
See here for candidates above the local level. Positions that will be on your ballot in 2018 are: Governor, Lieutenant Governor, US Senator, US House PA-06, and PA House 156. Local candidates (for committeeperson and election officials in each precinct) are not yet known.
Who are current Council members and Mayor?
What will my ballot look like?
To see what your ballot will look like, a few weeks before each election click here and download the specimen ballot for your precinct.
HOW TO REGISTER TO VOTE or change parties
In order to register to vote or to change your party or nonpartisan enrollment, you must submit a registration form by the 30th day before the next election.
Pick up the PA Voter Registration Mail Application from your Dem committeeperson or Chester County Voter Services.
Or text the word “PA” to “2Vote” (28683) to get relevant links to register online or download the paper form.
Or download the form from the state site. Then…
- Read “To Register You Must” and GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS on the sheet
- Print out the PDF if you are eligible to register
- Read INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING OUT THIS FORM
- Fill out, sign and date the APPLICATION
- Mail to…
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If you need to request that an absentee ballot application be mailed to you, the deadline is the Tuesday before each election.
The Friday before each election is the deadline for the County Board of Elections to receive your completed civilian absentee ballots in this office.
But try not to push those deadlines!
Request an Absentee Ballot Applications by calling Voter Services at 610-344-6410, or click here for full info and links.
Any registered voter may vote absentee if unable to vote at the polls by reason of
- occupation, business or duties
- observance of religious holiday
- illness or physical disability
- employees of the State or Federal government and their spouses or dependents who are within the territorial limits of the United States and the District of Columbia, but absent from their municipality of residence.
You may personally carry your own filled-out Absentee Ballot to Voter Services, but you may not carry someone else’s unless that person fills out a special form. Or you can mail it. PA does not have online voting.
For more details about registering and voting, see the CCDC site, under REGISTER & VOTE in the menu.