Voter Registration Deadline Is Monday, April 18

From Potter County Today

voterregMonday, April 18, is the last day to register to vote in Pennsylvania’s May 17 primary election. Primary voters will cast ballots for candidates for a variety of judicial, county, and municipal offices. Applications from Pennsylvanians 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.

Individuals must be registered in a major political party to vote in that party’s primary. Electors wishing to vote who are not currently registered with one of the major parties must register by April 18 as either a Democrat or Republican in order to participate in the May 17 primary.

Those applying to register to vote for the May 17 primary 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 primary;
  • At least 18 years of age on or before the primary.

For more information on voter registration, call 1-877-868-3772.

Potter County Today is a timely information site courtesy of the Potter County Commissioners. Reprinted with Permission.


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