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VOTE on November 5, 2019!

Tuesday, November 5 is Election Day!
Polls are open from 7 AM - 8 PM.

Election Day Resources: You have the right & freedom to vote!

  • Call 866-OUR-VOTE if you have issues voting or have questions about your rights, and you’ll be connected to a nonpartisan trained volunteer who can help you.

Not sure where you vote?

Who can vote in Pennsylvania?

  • Citizens over the age of 18 and who registered on or before October 7, 2019. You can vote if you are on probation or on parole, serving time for a misdemeanor, in jail awaiting trial, on house arrest, or have a previous felony.

Want to know who/what is on the ballot?

  • In Philadelphia, the offices that will appear on the ballot include the Mayor, City Council At-Large, Sheriff, City Commissioners and others. In surrounding counties, the offices that will appear on the ballot include: county commissioner, district attorney, and other local positions. The only statewide office up for election is the Judge of the Superior Court. For a voter guide on all of the races in your district, see Billy Penn's voter guide or enter your address on ballotready.org (a national guide on races across the country).
  • In Philadelphia, there are also three ballot questions. Here is Billy Penn's breakdown of the questions and here are Committee of Seventy's plain-english versions.

New Voting Machines in Philadelphia

  • The City of Philadelphia is rolling out new voting machines for this election. Make sure you allow extra time to vote since everyone will be adjusting to the change. Here is a helpful demo video from the City Commissioners Office on how the machines work: https://new-voting-system.philadelphiavotes.com/

Vote For Homes is a nonpartisan coalition mobilizing thousands of Philadelphians who are living on low incomes, including those who are homeless, formerly homeless, living with disabilities, or are formerly incarcerated.