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Voter Education Toolkit

The Department of State (DOS) is working to promote public confidence in elections and educate voters about the elections in 2022. The Ready to Vote initiative aims to inform voters about key information, including:

  • How the passage of election reforms in PA will impact elections this year and beyond.
  • What voters can expect when they use the more secure voting systems in place in every PA county.

How You Can Help

As a partner of DOS, you can help spread the word about the changes via your communications channels, including social media, websites, newsletters, emails, etc. Specifically:

  1. Explain how voting is now easier and more accessible for millions of Pennsylvanians. Voters now have more options, including:
  2. Highlight the fact that new voting systems are secure, accessible and auditable (
  3. Position the PA Department of State as the trusted sources for election information:

General #ReadyToVotePA Material

You can use general #ReadyToVotePA material to let people know the voting experience in PA has changed and to direct them to for an easy-to-follow checklist. Here's a timeline of suggested actions to focus on:

February 2023

  • Voter registration
  • Request your mail-in or absentee ballot

April 2023

  • Register to Vote
  • Request your mail-in or absentee ballot
  • Promote voter registration deadline (May 1, 2023)

May 2023

  • Return your mail-in or absentee ballot as soon as possible
  • Learn about your county's voting system
  • Municipal Primary – May 16, 2023

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  • 📅 Mark your calendars with these important dates for the Municipal Primary on May 16, 2023. Visit to learn about mail-in voting, your voting systems and how you can get involved.  #ReadytoVotePA

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  • Mail-in Voting (PNG)
  • Votar por correo (PNG)
  • 線上申請郵寄選票 (PNG)
    • PA voters can request a mail-in ballot without providing a reason. Voters can skip the lines on election day with mail-in voting. Read more about this convenient way to vote: #ReadyToVotePA

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