Pennsylvania will elect a U.S. Senator in 2012.
Presidential and State Primary registration deadline – March 23, 2012
Presidential and State Primary date – April 24, 2012
General Election registration deadline – October 5, 2012
Election information phone number – 1-877-868-3772
State election website –
In person – Not permitted.
By mail – Only permitted for
specified reasons, including: absence from your municipality of residence
throughout Election Day because of business, occupation, or election duties;
physical illness or disability prevents you from going to the polls; or
observance of a religious holiday prevents you from going to the polls.
Requests for absentee ballots for the Primary must be
made by April 17, 2012 and ballots must be returned by April 20, 2012.
Requests for absentee ballots for the General
Election must be made by October 30, 2012 and ballots must be returned by
November 2, 2012.
Absentee voting by mail – Begins October 23