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National Voter Registration Day is September 19

Make a Plan

Make a Plan to Vote in Pennsylvania

This guide contains voter information resources designed for Duquesne University students, faculty, and staff voting in Pennsylvania in the 2023 elections. These resources include, but are not limited to registering to vote, updating your voter address, voting options, finding your voting location, and resources for learning more about your candidates. 

Registration Deadlines:

egistration Deadlines:

By Mail: Tuesday, October 31, 2023 (received)

In Person: Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Online: Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Get Registered!

Voting Overview

 Dates to Remember

Voting By Mail

  • Your mail-in ballot must be postmarked and received by your county election office by 8 p.m. on the day of the election.
  • In Allegheny County, the last chance to drop-off your mail-in or absentee ballot is between 7am - 8pm on Election Day, (always on Tuesday) at County Office Building, 542 Forbes Ave, Room 605, Downtown Pittsburgh, 15219.
    • You can always drop it off sooner.
  • Didn't get your ballot? Simply go to your polling place on election day. You will receive a ballot or provisional ballot.
  • Pennsylvania voters can now track the status of their Mail-in Ballot application or Mail-in Ballot.

Voting In-Person

  • Voting in-person? Find your polling place.
  • Bring your registration card with you and a form of ID if it's your first time voting at that polling place.
  • Waiting in a long line to vote? Get free food by reporting long lines to Pizza to the Polls. 

Emergency Voting

Voter Resources

Not Voting in Pennsylvania?

Learn how to register to vote in your state.

Work the Polls, Get Paid

  •  Poll workers, aka election officers, earn from $150 to $175 for the day. New poll workers will also receive paid training.
    • Learn more or sign up here.