Are you registered to vote? Do you know where your polling place is? Do you need an absentee ballot?

Voting in Pennsylvania

Cartoon image of ballot box

Pennsylvania residents can find answers to all of these questions and more at On this official website from the Pennsylvania Department of State, you can:

  • Register to vote
  • Check your registration status
  • Apply for an absentee ballot
  • Apply for a mail-in ballot
  • Find your polling place
  • Contact your Election Office

Allegheny County Elections

Looking for specific voting information for Allegheny County? Visit the Allegheny County Elections page where you can find County-specific election information, view ballot questions, sign up to be a poll worker, and other information unique to Allegheny County voters.

2023 Election Important Dates

Important Election Dates 2023 Oct. 23 – Voter registration deadlineOct. 31 – Last day to apply for a mail ballot.Election Day, Nov. 7 – Polls are open 7 AM to 8 PM. Your county must RECEIVE your completed mail ballot by 8 PM.

Need help? Visit the Reference Desk at the library! Staff can help you get paper registration and absentee ballot request forms, find your polling place, register to vote online, and more. The librarians at the Sewickley Public Library are always happy to get you the forms you need and/or help you navigate online election sites.

Additional Election Resources:

Civic CLP

CivicCLP (from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh) is your place to learn about civic life and the importance of the First Amendment through Library programs, services, and information resources.

League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

WESA Voter Guide

A primer on voting information and who is running in the 2022 election for Pennsylvania and the Pittsburgh metro area.