Saturday, July 4, 2015

Voter registration deadline approaches

Voter registration deadline approaches

0 comments

 

If you are a reader of Commonwealth Confidential, chances are that you are political savvy and already are registered to vote.


But, we also remember what our mother told us about ASSUMING anything. So, we are sharing this public service reminder from the good people at the Pennsylvania Department of State:

Secretary of the Commonwealth Pedro A. Cortés today reminded all eligible Pennsylvanians that the deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 3 municipal election is Monday, Oct. 5.


“I encourage all eligible residents to register to vote and to take an active role in shaping the future of their communities and our state,” Cortés said. “To find registration materials and to prepare for this important municipal election, please visit the Department of State’s voter education Web site, VotesPA.com.”

The municipal election, the press release continued, will feature a variety of local and county races, as well as candidates for supreme, superior, common pleas and municipal court seats.


To be eligible to register to vote in Pennsylvania, you must be:
• a citizen of the United States for at least one month before the next primary, special, municipal, or general election;
• a resident of Pennsylvania and of the election district in which you want to register and vote for at least 30 days before the next primary, special, municipal, or general election; and
• at least 18 years of age on or before the day of the next primary, special, municipal, or general election.

 

Click here for Philly.com's politics page.

0 comments
We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue.
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines.

Comment policy:

Philly.com comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by Philly.com staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Read 0 comments
 
comments powered by Disqus
About this blog

Commonwealth Confidential gives you regularly updated coverage of the state legislature, the governor and the workings of the state bureaucracy. It is written by Angela Couloumbis in the Inquirer's Harrisburg bureau, based in the statehouse, and by the newspaper's far-flung campaign reporters.



Commonwealth Confidential
Also on Philly.com
letter icon Newsletter