October 7 is the Last Day to Register to Vote in the 2019 General Election

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Residents are reminded of several important dates regarding the November 5 General Election.

The last day to register to vote in the General Election is Tuesday, October 7, 2019. Citizens can register to vote at the Voter Registration Commission located in the lobby of the Delaware County Government Center, adjacent to the Courthouse (201. W. Front Street, Media, PA.) Regular office hours are from 8:30a.m.- 4:30p.m. Monday-Friday.

Residents can also register to vote online: https://www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/Pages/VoterRegistrationApplication.aspx

Voter registration forms are also available at all municipal buildings, libraries and wine and spirit stores throughout the county.

To be eligible to vote, an American citizen must be 18-years-old by Election Day. Therefore, citizens who turn 18 no later than November 5, 2019 are eligible, if registered in time, to vote.  An eligible voter can learn if he or she is registered by going to the website: www.votespa.com    

Residents with questions can contact the Voter Registration Commission: 610-891-4659.  Hearing impaired residents can call the TDD line: 610-891-4306.

Information on Voter Registration in Delaware County can be found: https://www.delcopa.gov/departments/voterregistration.html

The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot for the General Election is 5:00p.m. Tuesday, October 29, 2019.  The application must physically be in the Bureau of Elections by 5:00p.m., not just postmarked.  After 4:30p.m. voters must enter the Government Center Building by the door off of Orange Street.

The deadline to submit regular civilian voted absentee ballots is 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 1, 2019.  The voted ballot must physically be in the Bureau of Elections by 5:00 p.m., not just postmarked. 

The Bureau of Elections is located on the ground floor of the Delaware County Government Center Building, adjacent to the Court House (201. W. Front Street, Media, PA.) Regular office hours are from 8:30a.m.- 4:30p.m. Monday-Friday.

Information on Absentee Ballots in Delaware County can be found: https://www.delcopa.gov/electionsbureau/index.html


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