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  The Voters’ Guide for the Nov 2021 General Election


Voter Information — Vote: It makes a difference!

2021 Election Dates

   PA Primary:   May 18, 2021 Last day to register:  May 3, 2021
Last day to request a Mail-In Ballot:  May 11, 2021
   General:  November 2, 2021   Last day to register:  October 18, 2021
Last day to request a Mail-In Ballot:  October 26, 2021

  Full Calendar of all 2021 election dates:
   absentee ballots, registration deadlines, nomination deadlines, etc.

General information for the Luzerne County elections.

  Information regarding absentee and mail-in ballots is listed below.
 

Election Results

   County Results    (Tentative until all provisional and mail-in ballots counted)
   Statewide Results

Informed Voter Information

Registration Information

Eligibility Requirements

To Register You Must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States for at least one month before the next election
  • Be at least 18 years of age on the day of the next election
  • Have been a resident of Pennsylvania and your election district for at least 30 days before the next election

Registration Forms

Click Here for a voter registration application and more information.

Application Information

Pennsylvania Voter Registration Mail Application Forms must be completed and submitted to your county elections office.

Pennsylvania law provides for permanent voter registration, unless the voter’s registration should be canceled in accordance with law.  All electors, except those in the military service of the United States and bedridden or hospitalized war veterans unavoidably absent from their county of residence, must be registered to be eligible to vote.

Once registered to vote, an individual is not required to register again unless he or she changes residence, name, or political party affiliation.

More information may be found on the Vote.PA Resource page.

County Elections Office

Director of Elections
20 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 207
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-3505
570-825-1715


Polling Places and Districts

Mail-In and Absentee Ballots

  • Application form for mail-in ballots  (See “Election Dates” above for duedate.)
  • Completed ballots must be received by the Board of Elections by 8 PM on election day.
  • The status of a ballot application may be checked on the PA Voter -Services page.

To obtain a mail-in ballot or absentee ballot, you may apply online or through the county elections office shown above.  The applications page lists the deadlines for applying for and returning the ballots.

More information is available on the Luzerne County web page and the PA State page.
 

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