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Today is the deadline to register to vote in Pennsylvania

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Do you want to vote in next month’s election? Pennsylvanians have to register to vote or update their voter registration for the Nov. 4 general election by the end of today.

Voters  registering for the first time, changing their address or changing their party affiliation must be postmarked or delivered to the applicant’s county board of elections by the close of business on Monday, Oct. 6.

Individuals applying to register to vote for the election must be:

  • A citizen of the United States for at least one month before the primary;
  • A resident of Pennsylvania and the election district in which the individual desires to register and vote for at least 30 days before the election; and
  • At least 18 years of age on or before Election Day.

For more information on voter registration, call the Department of State’s toll-free hotline at 1-877-VOTESPA (1-877-868-3772) or visit www.VotesPA.com.