Tuesday is deadline to register to vote for November election

Tuesday is the final day to register to vote in the Nov. 6 general election, according to a Department of State news release.

Applications from Pennsylvanians registering for the first time, changing their address or changing their party affiliation must be postmarked or delivered to the applicant’s county board of elections by the close of business on Tuesday, according to the release.

The Department of State says people applying to register to vote for the Nov. 6 election must be: a citizen of the United States for at least one month before the election; a resident of Pennsylvania and the election district in which the person wants to register and vote for at least 30 days before the election; and at least 18 years of age on or before Nov. 6.

More details from the release:

Residents may apply in person at a county voter registration office; the state departments of Public Welfare or Health; PennDOT photo and driver license centers; Armed Forces recruitment centers; county clerk of orphan’s courts or marriage license centers; area agencies on aging; county mental health and mental retardation offices; student disability services offices of the State System of Higher Education; offices of special education in high schools; and Americans with Disabilities Act-mandated complimentary paratransit providers.

For more information, visit www.votesPA.com or call  1-877-VOTESPA (1-877-868-3772).

About Ed Mahon

County government and politics reporter at York Daily Record/Sunday News.
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