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Many races are won by just a few votes. YOUR vote is essential!

Election Calendar

2018 Important Election Dates

2017 Detailed Election Calendar

Information on the November General Election in Delaware County. Learn about the "Mechanics of Voting" and the Offices needing to be filled on November 7th.

Voter Information

Are you ready to vote?

1-Are you registered? October 10, 2017 is the last day to register before the November Election.

2-You must be registered to vote in the November 7the Election.
Need an absentee ballot because you won't be home on November 7th. This is a 2 step process:

  • 1- Apply to receive an absentee ballot onlineor go to the Delaware County Election Bureau, 201 W. Front St.Media, PA 19063-5337, 610-891-4673

  • 2- Fill out the absentee ballot mailed to you with the list of candidates running for office and return to Election Bureau by 5 pm November 3.

You do NOT need an ID unless you voting for the first time at your polling place. Visit First Time Voter for more information.

Voting Machine Online Demo

Important dates: The last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot is October 31.

  • The last day for the County Board of Elections to receive civilian absentee ballots is Nov. 3.
  • The last day for the Election Board to receive military and overseas absentee ballots is Nov. 14.
  • For information, ballots and polling places, contact:

Learn more about the candidates you can vote for on

For more information, contact:
Delaware County Government Center Bldg.
201 W. Front St.
Media, PA 19063-5337

Learn more about Provisional Ballots and how they are handled in Delaware County.

Register to Vote