"A Voteless People Is A Hopeless People"
The Brothers of ODL work with local schools, community centers, and legislators to educate our neighborhoods on the power of voting. With voter registration, voter education and voter empowerment, ODL has programs all year around the core mission.
Deadline to register to vote
Last day to apply for a mail-in or absentee ballot
June 2: Election Day
Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted mail-in and civilian absentee ballots
Vote from Home!
In Pennsylvania, you have two options form mail ballots. You can either choose a mail-in-ballot or an absentee ballot to request, complete and return to your county election office.
Eligible residents can register to vote online or by mail. Fill out an application online at register.votespa.com
Once you are registered to vote, you can request your ballot. To apply for mail-in-ballot online visit apps.philadelphiavotes.com
What's a Mail Ballot?
If you are applying for a mail ballot online, you must provide a PA Driver's License or PennDot ID number. In Pennsylvania, you must have two options for mail ballots:
If you plan to be out of the municipality on election day or if you have a disability of illness, you should request an absentee ballot, which still requires you to list a reason for your ballot.
If you aren't an absentee voter, you may apply for a mail-in ballot. You may simple request this ballot.
Once you receive your Ballot
Mark your ballot, following the instructions
Place your ballot in the secrecy envelope and then put the secrecy envelope into the official envelope
Be sure to sign the form, or your ballot may not count
Return your ballot to the Philadelphia County Board of Elections (1400 JFK Blvd, City Hall, Room 142) so it arrives on time. The deadline to submit voted ballots its 8:00 PM on Election Day (Postmarks not honored).
Check or update voter registration - votespa.com
Status of application - https://www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/Pages/BallotTracking.aspx