Voting by mail in allegheny county 

Voting by mail is now an option in Pennsylvania. It’s an easy, convenient, and secure way to cast your ballot. Apply online by October 27, 2020.

How to Vote by Mail

Step 1: Apply for a Mail-In Ballot

Apply Online

Registered voters can apply for a mail-in ballot online with a valid PA driver’s license or photo I.D.

Apply by Mail

Registered voters can download and print a mail-in ballot application.

Apply in Person

Registered voters can apply in person at the County Elections office Mon.-Fri., 8:30 am-4:30 pm.

Step 2: Vote and Send

Mark Your Ballot

Fill in the oval next to a candidates name. You must darken the oval completely, and do not make any marks outside of the oval. Use a black or blue ballpoint pen only.


Sign Your Declaration

Place your ballot in the secrecy envelope and then put the secrecy envelope into the official envelope. Be sure to sign the declaration, or your ballot may not count.

Return Your Ballot

Return your ballot so it arrives at the County Elections office by 8:00 pm on November 3. 

mail-in ballot application deadline