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Voter Registration Deadline Quickly Approaching

Voters will choose nominees for mayor of Pittsburgh, four city council seats and in seven Allegheny County council districts in the May 21st primary.

If you want to vote in that primary election, you must submit your registration forms by the close of business Monday. Registered voters who have moved or changed their name or party affiliation must also notify the Allegheny County Elections Division by that same deadline.

Mark Wolosik, division manager of Allegheny County Elections, said people can still to register to vote in person or can mail in registration forms downloaded at www.votespa.com.

“When you get onto that link, you can download a voter registration application," he said. "It still has to be printed out on paper and completed on paper and signed. And it must be postmarked not later than by this coming Monday.”

The Elections Office will accept voter registration forms in person from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Monday at the County Office Building in downtown Pittsburgh.

Approved applicants will receive a certificate of voter registration showing municipality, ward and/or election district, and assigned polling place.

Individuals must be registered in a political party in order to vote in that party’s primary.

Wolosik encourages residents who have questions or would like to verify their registration status to call the Elections Division at (412) 350-4510 or visit the Elections Division website.

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