"A Voteless People Is A Hopeless People" 


Program Overview

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. 

Important Dates
May 18: 

Deadline to register to vote

May 26:

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:

Absentee Ballot:

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.

Mail-in 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).

Important Links

Check or update voter registration - votespa.com

Status of application - https://www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/Pages/BallotTracking.aspx

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