Voter and Election Information
See also Political Parties
How and Where to Vote
In Greater Pittsburgh
Allegheny County Department of Elections
The website has information on what you need to vote.
City of Pittsburgh Wards and Voting Districts
Use this city site in conjunction with the county site to find out what county district you are in.
Pennsylvania Department of Motor Vehicles Photo ID Card
You will be required to have a valid photo ID in 2013 elections. There are 4 locations in Allegheny County for obtaining a photo ID: Smithfield Street in downtown Pittsburgh, Allison Park, Penn Hills and Bridgeville.
American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania: Voter ID Law
Check here for updated information on the law and challenges to it.
Can I Vote?
Need help with voting? This nonpartisan web site was created by state election officials (National Association of Secretaries of State) to help eligible voters figure out how and where to go vote.
Federal Voting Assistance Program
For active-duty members of the Armed Forces, Merchant Marine, Public Health Service, NOAA, and their family members. Or for United States citizens who are living outside the U.S. for work, school or other reasons.
Long Distance Voter
Can't vote in person on Election Day? Long Distance Voter will help you get your absentee ballot in three easy steps.
Get information about registering to vote, where and when to vote, candidates and elections in your state. Provided by the League of Women Voters.
Southwestern Pennsylvania Counties
- Armstrong County Elections and Voter Registration
- Beaver County Bureau of Elections
- Butler County Bureau of Elections
- Fayette County Election Bureau
- Greene County Office of Elections and Voter Registration
- Washington County Election Office
- Westmoreland Election Bureau
Election Coverage & Returns
Allegheny County Division of Elections
After an election, the county posts the election results by municipality, ward and district.
Pennsylvania Department of State: Election Returns
Check here for ballot information and election returns.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Politics
Read about the latest election news and results.
Read the latest election news and get information about the candidates in your voting district.
Candidate & Issue Information
The League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh
The League is a non-partisan organization and does not endorse or oppose any political party or candidate. Its purpose is to promote political responsibility through informed participation of citizens. It produces an online voter guide for each election in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the New Pittsburgh Courier.
Pennsylvania Department of State
- Voting Rights of Convicted Felons, Convicted Misdemeanants, and Pretrial Detainees
Campaign Finance Reporting
Through this web site, a user can view contribution and expenditure information reported by candidates running for statewide office and their authorized committees during the most recent reporting period only.
Bureau of Commissions, Elections, and Legislation
Candidates for office and voter registration statistics.
Franklin and Marshall College Poll
Formerly the Keystone Poll at Millersville University, this surveys the voting preferences of fellow Pennsylvanians. Check out the Profile of Pennsylvania's Registered Voters, favorability ratings for candidates, and more. From the Franklin and Marshall College Center for Politics and Public Affairs.
League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania
Includes Election Information and a list of Local Leagues in Pennsylvania.
The Annenberg Political Fact Check monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the media. FactCheck is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.
League of Conservation Voters Environmental Score Card
Search by state, member name, or zip code to see the environmental scorecard of your Representative and Senators. The higher the score, the more environmentally supportive.
Money in politics. See who's giving and who's getting.
Project Vote Smart
Find out how your elected officials voted.
Brennan Center for Justice: Voting Rights & Elections
This center at the New York University School of Law offers reports and information on the problem of enfranchisement in the United States.
Federal Election Commission
Includes FAQ's About Voter Registration and Voting
United States Election Assistance Commission
Includes voter registration information for all states
Last updated Thursday December 06 2012.