Deadline to register to vote in November municipal election nears

Register now to vote – the last day to register for the municipal election is Monday.

Applicants from Pennsylvanian registering for the first time, changing their address or changing their party affiliation must be postmarked or delivered to the applicant’s county board of elections by the close of business Monday.

In the Nov. 5 municipal election, voters will cast ballots on whether to retain two state Supreme Court justices, a judge of the state Superior Court and a statewide appeals court, and will elect a new member of the state Superior Court.

Voters will also choose judges of the Court of Common Pleas in counties across the state, along with filling important county and municipal offices, such as district attorney, coroner, mayor, city and borough council, township commissioner and supervisor, and school board members.

A photo ID will not be required to vote, but those who are first-time voters will be required to present a form of ID.

Those applying to register to vote must be:

A U.S. citizen for at least one month before the election

A Pennsylvania resident of that election district for at least 30 days before the election

At least 18 years old on or before the election.

For more information, visit or call 1-877-VOTESPA.