Everything you need to know about voting in montgomery county, pa
If you applied for your Absentee or Mail-In Ballot more than 6 days ago and have not received it you can:
- Have your ballot re-issued by completing the "Request to Cancel A Mail-In Ballot and Issue A Replacement Mail-In Ballot". This form can be emailed to us and will be processed promptly. Click here to access the form.
- Visit our office to have your ballot re-issued. Our office is located at 425 Swede St, Norristown PA. We are open on weekdays from 8:00 AM until 7:00 PM and on weekends from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM from 10/28/2020 - 11/2/2020. Click here for more information.
- Vote In-Person at your polling location using a provisional ballot on Election Day. Click here to find your polling location.
Emergency absentee ballots
The deadline to apply for an absentee or mail in ballot has passed. If any of the following situations apply to you, you qualify for an Emergency Absentee Ballot and may designate a representative to pick up & return your ballot from our office in Norristown:
- I have or had an illness or physical disability that prevented me from applying for a non-emergency absentee ballot prior to the application deadline.
- I was unable to apply for a non-emergency absentee ballot or mail-in ballot by the deadline due to my business, duties, or occupation.
- I became physically ill or disabled after the deadline to submit an application for a non-emergency absentee ballot.
- I expect to be absent from my municipality on election day and I did not know that I would be absent prior to the application deadline for a non-emergency absentee ballot.
Click here to access the Emergency Absentee Application Packet.
- When are ballots being mailed to people who applied to vote by mail?
- Why isn’t the Mail-In Ballot Status Tracker showing that my ballot was received?
- I did not receive a secrecy envelope in my ballot package – what should I do?
- Can I vote in person after requesting a ballot?
- My ballot has a black box on the address - is this ok?
- My ballot arrived and the envelope is sealed shut. What do I do?
- What safety and security measures are in place at polling locations on election day?
- I do not want to mail my ballot back using the USPS. What are my options?
- Will the County be setting up drop boxes for the General Election?
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The 2020 General Election will be held Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Polls will be open from 7am-8pm. Read on...
The 2020 General Election will take place on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
Voters have several options to cast their ballot:
- Vote by Absentee Ballot
- Vote by Mail-In Ballot
- Vote In Person
No matter which option you choose, you must be registered to vote by Monday, October 19th, 2020.
The pre-canvass of mail-in and absentee votes cast in the various election districts of the County of Montgomery at the General Election of November 3, 2020 will begin at 7:00 a.m. and end at 8:00 p.m., prevailing time, on Tuesday November 3, 2020 at the Human Services Center located at 1430 Dekalb Street in Norristown.
The canvass of mail-in and absentee votes cast in the various election districts of the County of Montgomery at the General Election of November 3, 2020 will begin at 8:00 p.m., prevailing time, on Tuesday November 3, 2020 at the Human Services Center located at 1430 Dekalb Street in Norristown and will continue until finished.
Mail-In & Absentee Ballot Applications:
If you wish to vote by mail, you must complete an Absentee or Mail-In Ballot application.
The last day to apply for a Mail-In or Absentee Ballot is:
October 27th by 5:00 PM.
We have begun mailing ballots to voters who have applied & been approved to vote by mail. Please allow up to 10 business days to receive your ballot.
Voting In Person:
For those who wish to vote in person, polling places will be open on November 3rd, 2020 from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
All Montgomery County polling locations for the 2020 general election have been finalized and approved.
We are taking every precaution recommended by the Centers for Disease Control to reduce the transmission of COVID-19 including:
- Physical & Social Distancing
- Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Frequent disinfection of surfaces
The last day to register to vote for the 2020 General Election is:
October 19th, 2020
Postmarks do not apply- your registration must be received by October 19th, 2020.
Or, you can complete this form and mail it to our office.