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Voter Information — Vote: It makes a difference!

Vote.PA.gov is an official, trusted, non-partisan source of election information.  It has answers to questions about registering, mail-in ballots, dates and deadlines, polling locations, the election process, and more.

2023 Election Dates

   Primary:   May 12, 2023 Last day to register:  May 1, 2023
Last day to request a Mail-In Ballot:  May 9, 2023
   General:  November 7, 2023   Last day to register:  October 23, 2023
Last day to request a Mail-In Ballot:  Oct 31, 2023

  Full Calendar of all 2023 election dates:
   absentee ballots, registration deadlines, nomination deadlines, etc.

General information for the Luzerne County elections.

  Information regarding absentee and mail-in ballots is listed below.

Election Results

   County Results    (Tentative until all provisional and mail-in ballots counted)
   Statewide Results

Informed Voter Information

Registration Information

Eligibility Requirements

To Register You Must:

Registration Forms

Click Here for a voter registration application and more information.

Application Information

Pennsylvania Voter Registration Mail Application Forms must be completed and submitted to your county elections office.

Pennsylvania law provides for permanent voter registration, unless the voter’s registration should be canceled in accordance with law.  All electors, except those in the military service of the United States and bedridden or hospitalized war veterans unavoidably absent from their county of residence, must be registered to be eligible to vote.

Once registered to vote, an individual is not required to register again unless he or she changes residence, name, or political party affiliation.

More information may be found on the Vote.PA Resource page.

County Elections Office

Director of Elections
20 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 207
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-3505

Polling Places and Districts

Mail-In and Absentee Ballots

  • Application form for mail-in ballots  (See “Election Dates” above for duedate.)
  • Completed ballots must be received by the Board of Elections by 8 PM on election day.
  • The status of a ballot application may be checked on the PA Voter -Services page.

To obtain a mail-in ballot or absentee ballot, you may apply online or through the county elections office shown above.  The applications page lists the deadlines for applying for and returning the ballots.

More information is available on the Luzerne County web page and the PA State page.

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