Election Rules

Primary Election Voter Registration Deadline: March 30

Primary Election Date: April 28

General Election Voter Registration Deadline: October 5

ID Requirements for Voting: ID only required for first-time voters

Absentee Voting: Any registered Pennsylvania voter can request an absentee ballot, no excuse is required. Voters can apply for the ballot online and mail the application at least 7 days before the election, or submit it online or in-person at least 4 days before the election. Access the application here.

Gender Gaps in Representation

Pennsylvania ranks 32nd in the country for women’s representation in the State Legislature.

Pennsylvania Congressional Delegation

Pennsylvania State Legislature

Voter Turnout

Percent Voter Turnout by Gender

Percent Voter Turnout by Race

Other races not shown due to population size