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:
Explain how voting is now easier and more accessible for millions of Pennsylvanians. Voters now have more options, including:
Highlight the fact that new voting systems are secure, accessible and auditable (vote.pa.gov/Security).
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 vote.pa.gov for voting information. Here's a timeline of suggested actions to focus on:
- Voter registration
Request your mail-in or absentee ballot
- Register to Vote
- Request your mail-in or absentee ballot
- Promote voter registration deadline (October 23, 2023)
- Return your mail ballot as soon as possible
Learn about your county's voting system
Election – November 7, 2023
Download the Ready to Vote Toolkit
Poster and Flyer
Newsletter Graphics & Content
Social Media Graphics & Posts
Are you #ReadyToVotePA? Find out if you’re all set to cast your vote in the November 7 Municipal Election: vote.pa.gov
📅 Mark your calendars with these important dates for the Municipal Election on November 7, 2023. Visit vote.pa.gov to learn about mail-in voting, your voting systems and how you can get involved. #ReadytoVotePA
- 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: vote.pa.gov/MailBallot #ReadyToVotePA
- Mail ballots must be RECEIVED by your county board of elections by 8 pm, November 7. Your ballot must be in the inner secrecy envelope & the pre-addressed outer return envelope where the voter must sign & date.
- The deadline to register to vote is now 15 days before an election. The voter registration deadline for the November Municipal Election is October 23. Register today: vote.pa.gov/Register #ReadyToVotePA