Elections

Pennsylvania’s New Online Absentee Ballot Application now Available

Pennsylvania voters have a new option to apply online for their absentee ballot, Governor Tom Wolf announced. The mobile-friendly application site is at votesPA.com/ApplyAbsentee. Voters...

Pennsylvania to Launch Online Application for Absentee Ballots

As part of Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to making voting more convenient, Pennsylvania is launching a new option for voters to apply online for...

U.S. Presidential Candidates’ Positions on Mental Health and Addiction

Mental Health for US released survey responses from the top presidential candidates concerning our nation's growing mental health and addiction crises. The survey, which...

Senate Approves Boscola’s Bill to Eliminate Straight Party Voting

The state Senate voted 30 to 20 in favor of Sen. Lisa Boscola’s Senate bill 421, which would do away with straight party voting. “Straight-ticket...

Senate, House Members Unveil Election Reform Proposals

State Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) and Rep. Sara Innamorato (D-Pittsburgh) led House and Senate Democrats in announcing several voting reform proposals in the Main...

AG Shapiro Provides Voting Resources ahead of Primary Election Day

Ahead of Primary Election Day in Pennsylvania, Attorney General Josh Shapiro is providing resources for Pennsylvania voters about their voting rights and where to...

Pennsylvania Department of State Moves Election Day Operations to PEMA

To further strengthen election security, the Department of State (DOS) is moving its election-day operations for the May 21 primary to the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) facility. For...

Pennsylvanians Can Get First Look at Vote Count at Election Returns...

Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar reminded Pennsylvanians that the Department of State's election night returns website offers up-to-the-minute results. "The public, candidates and the press...

VotesPA.com Provides Comprehensive Voting Information for Primary

In preparation for Pennsylvania's municipal primary election on May 21, Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar reminds Pennsylvanians they can find comprehensive voting information at votesPA.com. "The votesPA site is a...

Pennsylvania’s Centre County Poll Workers Train with Upgraded Voting System

With the May 21 primary less than a month away, Centre County elections staff is preparing voters and poll workers for the rollout of new voting machines that...

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