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2017 Primary Election:
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - Voting hours are 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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PA Voter ID:
New voters only must show an acceptable proof of identification
Election Day in Lancaster County:
Visit the Lancaster County Board of Elections website
for information about local elections and How to Vote in Lancaster County
For local questions related to voting, please call the Lancaster County Board of Elections at (717) 299-8293, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
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Register to Vote
Register to vote or change your party, address, or name here: VotesPa.com
If you want to verify that you are registered, click here.
Primary Voter Registration Deadline: April 17, 2017
Primary Election: May 16, 2017
General Voter Registration Deadline: October 10, 2017
General Election: November 7, 2017
Questions: For local questions related to voter registration, please call the Lancaster County Board of Elections at (717) 299-8293, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
LWVLC Policy for Inclusion of Write-In Candidates
The LWVLC will invite write-in candidates to participate in Voter Service programs (such as Candidates Nights or Voters Guides, for example) only if such candidates are legally qualified to hold the office being sought and if they meet two or more of these criteria:
*Public announcement of the candidacy
*Existence of a campaign committee and position papers
*Evidence of fundraising for the campaign
*Evidence of campaign literature and campaign appearances
*Demonstration of significant voter interest and support
The burden of proof rests with the candidate who must submit the required evidence in writing six weeks before the League activity.
Notification should be sent by certified mail to the League of Women Voters of Lancaster County, P.O. Box 1261, Lancaster, PA 17608.