Absentee ballots ensure your vote is counted even if you can’t personally get to the polls on Election Day or Primary Day. If you think you might be unable to vote in person, please apply for an absentee ballot by clicking here or printing out a paper application below. When it arrives by mail, fill out the ballot and return it back to the Montgomery County Board of Elections, PO Box 311, Norristown, PA 19404, before the required deadline (5PM Friday before voting day).
Absentee ballot applications also are available at municipal buildings, libraries, state liquor stores, and your state legislators’ offices.
To UPS or FedEx your ballot, send to Montgomery County Board of Elections, 1 Montgomery Plaza, Suite 602, 425 Swede Street, Norristown, PA 19401. This also is the place you would go if you want to get the ballot in person and fill it out on the spot.
If you have voted absentee but later wish to go to the polls in person, you may do so; just notify the Judge of Elections, who will then tear up your absentee ballot and issue you a slip to vote in the booth.
Deadline to submit an application for an absentee ballot for the November 2019 General Election is by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Your finished ballot must be received in the Board of Elections office by 5 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2019.
Please note this deadline means the ballot must be in the office, not simply postmarked. Please also note that the U.S. Postal Service can take up to five days or more to deliver regular mail, so if you are close to the deadline, we suggest you visit the Board of Elections office in person. One Montgomery Plaza, Suite 602, on Swede Street in Norristown. In-person submissions must be made b the individual casting the vote.