Upper Perkiomen Democratic Club - Voter Information

VOTER INFORMATION
Upper Perkiomen Valley Polling Places

PA VOTER ID LAW STRUCK DOWN BY COURTS ON JANUARY 17, 2014

You can check your voter registration status online.


Congressional District 6 - East Greenville, Pennsburg, Red Hill, Hereford, and UH3 are in 6th Congressional District.

Congressional District 8 - Marlborough, Green Lane, UH1 and UH2 are in the 8th Congressional District.

Find your state legistlator (and district) by entering your address or viewing the map here.


Registration requirements for PA: You must be 18 years of age by the day of the election, and a resident of the county for 30 days before the election.

PA Primary Election - May 20, 2014

Election Day - November 4, 2014


Voter Registration forms can be obtained at The Open Line, 452 Penn Street, Pennsburg, Pa., at East Greenville Borough Hall, at the county board of elections, at driver's license centers, by calling 1-800-552-8683, or through the following website:(these mail-in forms may be used for a new registration, change of name, change of address, absentee ballot, or change of party affiliation.)
Pennsylvania Department of State -voter registration form

Absentee Ballot Information
If you will be away from your municipality of residence because of occupation, business or duties or you will be unable to go to the polls because of illness or disability, you may vote by absentee ballot. Here are some other reasons you might need an absentee ballot:
must observe a religious holiday
are away from home at a school, college, or university
are prevented from voting by the hours and nature of your employment
are a county employee with duties on election day relating to the conduction of the election.

Applications for absentee ballots are available from your county Bureau of Elections . Public Libraries, and The Open Line County Information Desk, also have applications for absentee ballots. Pick up application any time. You may also submit a written request for absentee ballot containing name, voting residence and signature

If you plan on voting by absentee ballot in the general election instead of at a polling place, you will need to provide a drivers license number, the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number, or a copy of an accepted photo ID when applying for an absentee ballot.

OR Download absentee ballot from PA Department of State

Applications for the ballot must be received by the Department of Elections no earlier than 50 days before the election, and no later than 7 days before the election.

After this deadline, an emergency application may be obtained from the Board of Elections.

Emergency Applications: If an emergency (an unexpected trip or illness, for example) arises after the deadline for applications, an "emergency application" may be obtained from the Department of Elections, either in person, or by mail or messenger. The applicant must attest to the fact of the emergency before a notary public. These provisions apply until 5:00 pm the Friday before the election.

The Election Bureau will send you a ballot as soon as it is printed.
Complete your vote on the absentee ballot AT ONCE and mail to the Election Bureau.

In Pennsylvania, the County Board of Elections must receive your application for absentee ballot no later than 5 p.m. on the Tuesday before the election. In emergency situations (such as an unexpected illness or disability) you can submit an Emergency Application for Absentee Ballot, which must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on the Friday before Election Day. Completed non-emergency absentee ballots must be received by 5 p.m. on the Friday before Election Day.

In presidential election years, absentee ballots received by the close of the polls on election day will be counted for the offices of president and vice president.

If you find you are in town and can vote in person, you are required to go to the polls. Tell them you filed an absentee ballot and they will destroy it.

(above information on absentee voting from the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Dept of State)

more information available at the Pennsylvania Department of State's online voting information and resource center


red, white, and blue donkeyI am a Democrat with out prefix, suffix, or apology.    Sam Rayburn

 

 

 

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