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How to register to vote, check your registration and change your party

Matt Rourke

The deadline to register to vote for the general election is Oct. 24, 2022. In order to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, 18 years old, and a Pennsylvania resident for at least 30 days before the election.

Check your voter registration

Pennsylvania voters can check their voter registration status with the Department of State; submit your name, address, and date of birth.

How to register to vote or change your address/party

There are several ways to register or to update your address or party affiliation, including:

Online: The quickest way. Find the application here.

Mail: Download this form and mail it to your county election office. (All the addresses are listed on page 2 of the form).

  • Allegheny County: 542 Forbes Ave, Suite 609, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2913

In Person: Visit your county election office for a form and to register.

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