Vote in Municipal Election at a Ballot Drop Box (24/7) – click here to open

The Municipal Primary is on Tuesday, May 18. On the ballot: Judges, District Attorney, Controller, and three ballot questions. Voters who requested mail ballots are receiving them now.

The Philadelphia County Board of Elections office in City Hall 140 is open for in-person mail-ballot voting. Enter through the south gate of City Hall. You may request a mail-in ballot in-person, receive it, vote, and return it all at the same visit. The City Hall 140 office will be open from 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday. More locations are listed here.

Find nonpartisan information about the election here.

Planning to Vote by Mail? Take Action Now!

QVNA helps promote civic engagement and voting in elections. To prepare for the November 3rd General Election, we have a few fact to share:

There’s no physical difference between the mail-in ballot (in Pennsylvania). The difference is WHY the ballot is used:
  • Mail-in ballots do not require a reason to use it. 
  • Absentee ballots are traditionally allotted to people who won’t be home during an election.
For all voter registration needs, to go www.VotesPa.com (or call 1-877-877-3772)
  • October 19th is the deadline for voter registration
To apply for mail-in ballot, to go www.VotesPa.com (or call 1-877-877-3772)
  • October 27th at 5:00 p.m. is the deadline for mail-in or absentee ballot applications. 
    • You must have a valid PA driver’s license or a photo I.D. 
    • Apply early to receive your ballot before the election. 
If you voted by mail in the primaries and want to see if you will automatically receive your November 3rd election ballot, go to https://bit.ly/PA-Mail-In-Ballot-Status.
  • Ballots will be mailed to voters in early October.
  • Complete your ballot and mail it as soon as possible. Officials and politicians in Philadelphia are urging voters to postmark their ballots at least two weeks before the election.
Vote in the November 3 General Election:
  • Mail-in ballots MUST be received by the Board of Elections by November 3, 8:00 p.m. 
  • An alternative to mailing your ballot is using the dedicated drop-off box at City Hall (located between the Octavius Catto statue and the south entrance) or find another location at www.philadelphiavotes.com.
  • To vote in person between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., find your polling place at http://bit.ly/QV-vote-here.