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Get Ready to Vote on November 7th

Tuesday, November 7, 2023 is Election Day. We hope you’ll exercise your civic duty. Voting is a fundamental right and a cornerstone of our democratic process. To help you make the most of this opportunity, here’s some essential information about this year’s election.

When and Where to Vote

On Tuesday, November 7th, polling locations will be open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM. It’s important to note that if you’re in line prior to 8:00 PM, you are permitted to vote and cannot be turned away. To find your specific polling location, enter your address here.

Mail-in Voting

If you prefer to vote by mail-in ballot, there are crucial deadlines to keep in mind. The deadline to request a mail-in ballot has passed. If you requested a mail-in ballot and received it, your mail-in ballot must be returned to the county elections office by 8 PM on November 7th. Even if it’s postmarked before the 7th, it may not be counted, so make sure to turn the ballot in on time. If you’re considering voting in person instead, you’ll need to surrender your mail-in ballot at your voting location to cast your vote in person. For more information on mail-in ballots, including drop-off locations in Chester County, visit

Sample Ballots

In Chester County, it’s essential to be aware that there may be two sides to your ballot. Don’t miss any offices or ballot questions by ensuring you flip over the ballot. If you’d like to preview your sample ballot in Chester County, go here.

Offices on the Ballot for this Election

This election cycle presents a range of important offices and positions to vote on, including:

1. Pennsylvania Supreme Court

2. Pennsylvania Superior Court

3. Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court

4. Court of Common Pleas

5. County Offices (such as Commissioner, District Attorney, Recorder of Deeds, Sheriff, etc.)

6. School Board

7. Borough Council, Township Supervisor, Mayor

Your vote in these races will shape the future of our community and the state. It’s a chance to make your voice heard on the important issues.

Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in this crucial election. Remember, your vote matters, and it’s your way of influencing the future of our community and state. Make a plan to vote on November 7th, and ensure your voice is heard. Let’s make democracy work!

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