voting-absentee-deadline-is-today

civic duty, a Creative Commons Attribution (2.0) image from Brenda Anderson’s photostream

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ABSENTEE VOTING

If you’re planning to vote using an absentee ballot for the May 21 Primary Election, here is what you need to know.

Today is the Deadline to Apply for an Absentee Ballot.

Completed Absentee Ballot applications must be received in the office of the Elections Division no later than 5 p.m. TODAY.

How to Apply for an Absentee Ballot:

Applications for Absentee Ballots are available at the Allegheny County Elections Division, Room 601 of the County Office Building, located at the corner of Forbes Avenue and Ross Street, downtown Pittsburgh, PA, 15219. Need a ride to the county Election Division? Call us at 412-294-VOTE (8683).

Wait! Are you eligible?

In order to vote by Absentee Ballot, you must be a registered voter, (unless you are a member of the Armed Forces or a hospitalized or bedridden veteran outside your county of residence). You must also either be:

• Unable to attend your polling place due to illness or physical disability

• Absent from your municipality of residence on the day of the election during the time the polls are open due to duties, occupation or business; or

• Not attending your polling place on the day of the election during the time the polls are open due to your observance of a religious holiday.

voting-absentee-i-voted

voted [1406], a Creative Commons Attribution (2.0) image from brianjmatis’ photostream