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Constitution Day and Voter Registration: Voter Registration

This guide will give you information on Civics, Politics, Voter Registration, and Constitution Day.

Uncle Sam Wants You!

The future of this republic is in the hands of the American voter.

-Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

Register to Vote Online

Here are some places you can register to vote online:

Frequently Asked Questions

                                                

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

 

Am I eligible to vote? 

If you are a U.S. citizen and over the age of 18 you can vote! 

I forget if I’m already registered or not.    

You can verify your voter registration by going HERE. 

I’m not registered yet, but I want to register to vote for this election!

Great!  You can fill out an online form HERE.  Please note that you’ll still be required to print off your registration form and mail it to your state’s election officials. 

Is there a deadline to register to vote? 

Yes!  Make sure you register early enough so you can vote in the upcoming election!  All states have different deadlines, but many, including Pennsylvania, require you to register 30 days before the election.  Check out your state’s requirements HERE.   

 

I am registered to vote in another town or state.  I’m going to be in Phoenixville on Election Day.  Can I go to the polls in Phoenixville? 

You must vote at your own polling place where you are registered.  To find out where your polling place is, go HERE and select "Polling Place Details" and the state where you are registered.   

I won’t be able to make it home to vote on Election Day, since I’ll be on campus.  Can I vote with an absentee ballot? 

Yes!  Being away at college is a legitimate reason for voting with an absentee ballot.  First of all, make sure you are registered, and then go HERE to apply.  Please note that you’ll still be required to print off your registration form and mail it to your state’s election officials. 

Is there a deadline to apply for an absentee ballot? 

Yes!  All states have different deadlines, so check out your state’s requirements HERE (scroll down to the bottom of the page and select your state). 

Is there a deadline to turn in an absentee ballot?

Yes!  All states have different deadlines, so check out your state’s requirements HERE (scroll down to the bottom of the page and select your state). 

Student Voting

These sites give information on specific voting issues that are important to college students, such as absentee ballots, frequently asked questions, and the impact young people can make by voting. 

Voting History