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29 Sep 2017

Senator Vincent Hughes introduces voter registration resolution

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September 29, 2017 Category: Local Posted by:

There are 8.6 million registered voters in Pennsylvania, but another 1.5 million Pennsylvanians are of voting age but not registered.

The right to vote — and the participation in that right — is one of those most fundamental aspects of our democracy. Yet, it continues to come under attack through efforts in some states to suppress voters’ rights. To register to vote anywhere in the country, visit

If you’re eligible to vote in Pennsylvania, don’t miss the opportunity to participate in the next election, which takes place on Tuesday, November 7.

There are a few ways you can register to vote in Pennsylvania or learn more:

Important PA Deadlines

  • October 10: Last day to register to vote for the 2017 General Election.
  • October 31: Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot.     
  • November 7: General Election Day
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