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Primary DatesGeneral Election Dates
Register by: Monday, April 22, 2019
Absentee Registration: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 by 5 PM (Postmarks DO NOT apply)
Absentee Vote: Friday, May 17, 2019 by 5 PM (Postmarks DO NOT apply)
Vote: Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Register by: October 7, 2019
Absentee Registration: October 29, 2019
Vote: November 5

See more dates at:
https://www.montcopa.org/DocumentCenter/View/20035/2018-important-dates


Absentee Voting

https://www.montcopa.org/754/Absentee-Voting

Qualifications to use Absentee ballot

An individual who expects to be absent from his/her municipality on Election Day during the entire period the polls are open for voting (7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.) is eligible to apply for an absentee ballot. In addition, any voter who, because of illness or physical disability, is unable to attend his/her polling place or operate a voting machine may apply for an absentee ballot. 

Requesting an Absentee ballot

You can fill out and print the Absentee ballot request form online. Once the request application is complete, please mail your ballot:

US POSTAL SERVICE MAIL
A single first-class stamp is sufficient to cover the postage cost

Election Board
Montgomery County Court House
P.O. Box 311
Norristown, PA 19404-0311

UPS OR FEDEX SHIPPING OR HAND DELIVERY

Election Board
One Montgomery Plaza
Suite 602
425 Swede Street
Norristown, PA 19401-0311

Deadlines

CIVILIAN ABSENTEE VOTING DEADLINES

Applications: The last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot is 5 p.m. on the Tuesday before the election (May 14, 2019). Please note that postmarks do not apply and original applications must be received (no facsimiles or emails).

Voted Ballots: All civilian voted ballots must be returned to the County Board of Elections Office by 5 p.m. on the Friday before the election (May 17, 2019). Please note that postmarks do not apply.

MILITARY & CIVILIAN OVERSEAS VOTING DEADLINES

Applications: Military voters may apply until 8 p.m. on Election Day. Civilian overseas voters may apply until 5 p.m. on the Tuesday before the election. Please note that postmarks do not apply.

Voted Ballots: All military and civilian overseas ballots must be post marked no later than the day before the election and must be received in the office by 5 p.m. on the Tuesday (seventh day) after the election.

Qualified military and overseas voters are exempt from photo ID requirements. Furthermore, they may apply for and receive their ballots electronically if so desired; these ballots must be printed, voted and returned by the voter. Please visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program for more information regarding military and overseas voting.


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