Election Day! (municipal primary)
TUESDAY MAY 21st! 7am-8pm!
Let's get the vote out South Philly!
Check your Voter Registration Status:
Find your Polling Place: https://www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/Pages/PollingPlaceInfo.aspx
Absentee Ballot Info:
Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at 5 pm is the deadline to apply for an absentee ballot for the November 6, 2018 general election.
Absentee ballot must be received by Friday, November 2, at 5 pm.
Learn more here:
Know Your Voter Rights!
On Tuesday, November 6th, all registered voters in Pennsylvania, regardless of party affiliation have the right to vote.
Learn more about voter rights: https://seventy.org/publications/elections-voting/voter-rights-and-responsibilities4
The polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. If you are in line when the polls close, you are entitled to vote.
If you have voted at your polling location before, you do not need to bring ID to vote. Only voters who are voting for the first time in their election district need to show ID. Acceptable ID includes both photo and non-photo ID.
Acceptable IDs for first-time voters
Military, student, or employee ID
Voter registration card
Current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government check
Any ID issued by the commonwealth or federal government
Note: An ID without your photo must have your address on it.
Cast a Provisional Ballot:
A provisional ballot is a paper ballot which should be provided to voters who believe they are registered voters but whose names are not on the rolls, or first-time voters who do not provide ID at the polls on Election Day.
Learn more about voting by provisional ballot:
Right to Assistance:
You have the right to assistance if you cannot read or write; cannot read the names on the ballots; have difficulty understanding English; or are blind, disabled, or unable to operate the voting machine.
You may request help from a relative, friend, neighbor, or another voter.You do not need to be designated in the poll book district register as “assistance permitted” to receive this assistance.
If you want assistance, you must sign an Assistance Declaration, unless the poll book already indicates “assistance permitted.” You also have the right to refuse assistance.
More info on voter assistance: https://seventy.org/publications/elections-voting/voter-rights-and-accessibility
Report Election Issues:
Report election complaints to the Department of State by phone at 1-877-VOTESPA or online at https://www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/pages/ReportElectionComplaints.aspx.
Contact our county election office
Lisa M Deeley, Chairwoman - 215-686-3460
Al Schmidt, Vice Chair - 215-686-3464
Anthony Clark, Commissioner - 215-686-3462
Voter Registration Issues 215-686-1590
Voting Machine Issues 215-686-7800
Polling Place Issues 215-686-1523
Poll Worker Issues 215-685-4811
Missing Election Materials 215-686-1530
Absentee Ballot Issues 215-686-3469
Provisional Ballot Issues 215-686-1530
(Only the Judge of Election can request additional provisional ballot supplies)
Watchers Certificates 215-686-1530
Complaints & All Other Issues 215-686-1590
Police, Fire & Rescue 911
City Hall Operator 311
District Attorney 215-686-9641,9643,9644
Democratic City Committee 215-241-7800
Committee of Seventy's (nonpartisan, nonprofit) hotline for questions about the voting process or to report an issue: 1-866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683)