The deadline for requesting a postal vote for municipal elections is Tuesday, October 26.

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Released: October 21, 2021

Voters can vote by mail by mail, at a drop-off box or at the Voter Service Center

Delaware County Elections must receive completed mail-in ballot applications no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 26 from voters who have not yet applied and prefer to vote by mail or mail for the municipal ballot on the 2nd November 2021. Election.

As there are only a few days left before the deadline, voters are advised to use the online form “Request for ballot” at the address www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/OnlineAbsenteeApplication, or in person at our Delaware County Voter Service Center at the Government Center Building, 201 W. Front St., in Media.

Voters who applied two or more weeks ago and have not received a ballot are advised to visit the Government Center in Media Voter Service Center to request a replacement ballot or to cancel. their postal ballot and vote in the election precinct. Day.

Voters who visit the Voter Service Center can register to vote, request a postal ballot (or the replacement of a missing, damaged, lost or spoiled ballot), receive the ballot, complete and submit it during the same visit.

The Voter Service Center is located in the Government Center Building, 201 W. Front St., in Media, and is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wed. 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sat, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and on election day, Tuesday, November 2, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Voters who are unsure whether they have requested a mail-in ballot for this election – or have submitted a request but need to receive their ballot – are encouraged to contact the Delaware County Election Hotline at (610) 891 -VOTE to confirm the status of their registration and voting. The Delaware County Election Hotline is available Monday through Friday. – Fri. from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Military personnel in uniform, their families, and citizens residing outside the United States must complete a “Federal Postcard Request” Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot Application, available at www.fvap.gov/uploads/FVAP/Forms/fpca.pdf.

Don’t vote naked!

All Pennsylvania mail-in and mail-in ballots that are returned without being included in the “secret” envelope will be disqualified, according to state law. These ballots are called “bare ballots” and will not be counted.

Voters are reminded to carefully follow the postal voting instructions attached to their ballot. Their duly completed ballot paper must first be placed in the smallest secret envelope marked “OFFICIAL BULLETIN”, which must then be sealed. Next, the secret envelope containing the completed ballot paper is then placed in the larger bar-coded return envelope marked “ELECTOR’S STATEMENT”, then signed, dated and sealed.

Voters can return the completed barcode envelope via the US Post Office (return envelope is postage paid); at the Delaware County Vote Service Center in Media, or at one of Delaware County’s more than 40 official ballot boxes.

Voting boxes

All Delaware County ballot boxes, in more than 40 locations across the county, are now open and accepting mail-in ballots. The locations of the dropboxes are listed at delcopa.gov/dropbox. Voters should be aware that by law in the State of Pennsylvania, the return of ballots by a third party is prohibited unless the person returning the ballot is assisting a disabled voter or voter. urgently absent. This assistance requires a declaration signed by the voter and the person providing assistance. Copies of this form can be found on Delco Votes! website at delcopa.gov/vote.



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