Voting and Citizenship Resources

Voter Registration

April 17, 2017 was the last day to register before the May 16, 2017 primary election. If you missed the deadline but you’re determined to vote, call (412) 350-4500 to learn about your options.

VOTES PA is the online resource for all things related to voting in Pennsylvania.

You can:

Check your registration status

Register to vote

Update your registration

Find your polling place

Apply for an absentee ballot

Contact your local election office


Allegheny County Elections & Voter Registration

Mark Wolosik, Division Manager, Allegheny County Elections

Contact: (412) 350-4500  or  542 Forbes Ave., Suite 604 Pittsburgh PA 15219-2953

Get help regarding:

Polling places

When and where elections will be held

Confirm voter registration

How to register

Absentee voting


Important Dates

  • Monday, April 17     Last day to REGISTER before the primary
  • Tuesday, May 16      PRIMARY ELECTION DAY
  • Tuesday, Oct 10       Last day to REGISTER before the November election
  • Tuesday, Oct 31       Last day to apply for ABSENTEE ballot
  • Friday, Nov 3            Last day for Board of Elections to receive ABSENTEE ballots
  • Tuesday, Nov 7        ELECTION DAY

Democratic Party Links

Pittsburgh Ward 14 Democratic Committee

The Democratic Committee of Pittsburgh’s 14th Ward (this is the official political committee – not the 14WIDC) meets every month at Sixth Presbyterian Church in Squirrel Hill. Sam Hens-Greco is the Chair of the 14th Ward Committee and can be reached at: samhensgreco@gmail.com

Allegheny County Democratic Committee

The Democratic Committee of Allegheny County works in communities, government, and local organizations to build support for our candidates and the Democratic Agenda to benefit all American families. Nancy Patton Mills is the Chair of the Allegheny County Committee. The County Committee can be reached through this email webform or by telephone at (412) 481-5646.

Pennsylvania Democratic Party

The Pennsylvania Democratic Party is dedicated to electing public servants and to fighting for the Democratic Ideal that, in America, everyone has a right to go as far as their natural abilities and perseverance will take them. Marcel Groen is the Chair of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party. The PA Democratic Party can be reached through this email webform or by telephone at (717) 920-8470.

Activism Links

Mondays with Murphy, Mondays Minus Mike (9 AM in Butler), TuesdaysWithToomeyPGH@gmail.com, Where’s Rothfus? Wednesdays. Each with a thoughtful agenda and intent toward timely policy action. Join fellow dedicated Democrats and REAL advocates for the people!

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