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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:

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 voting information. Here's a timeline of suggested actions to focus on:

September 2023

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

October 2023

  • Register to Vote
  • Request your mail-in or absentee ballot
  • Promote voter registration deadline (October 23, 2023)

November 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

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  • Are you #ReadyToVotePA? Find out if you’re all set to cast your vote in the November 7 Municipal Election:

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  • 📅 Mark your calendars with these important dates for the Municipal Election on November 7, 2023. Visit to learn about mail-in voting, your voting systems and how you can get involved.  #ReadytoVotePA

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  • 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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  • 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.

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  • 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: #ReadyToVotePA