The Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania is on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
Find your polling place + make a plan to vote ASAP.
*Note: The last day to register to vote in the Tuesday, May 17 primary was May 2, 2022. You MUST be have registered to vote as a Democrat in Pennsylvania by May 2 in order to vote for John Fetterman in the May 17 primary.
2022 Primary Election Dates
- Monday May 2, 2022: Voter Registration deadline for the primary
- Tuesday May 10, 2022: Deadline to apply for Absentee or Mail-In Ballot
- May 17, 2022: Primary Election Day
- May 17, 2022: Vote By Mail and Absentee Ballots MUST be physically received in your county Election Office by 8:00 PM ET. Postmarked by 8:00 PM ET does not count
URGENT: Return Absentee + Mail-In Ballots
The deadline to apply for a Mail-in Ballot was Tuesday, May 10, 2022.
Step 1: Read the instructions carefully and mark your Ballot. Be sure to complete the front and back of each page.
Step 2: Seal your Ballot in the inner secrecy envelope that indicates “Official Election Ballot.” Do not make any marks on the inner secrecy envelope. Your Ballot must be enclosed and sealed in the inner secrecy envelope that indicates “Official Election Ballot” or it will not be counted.
Step 3: Seal the inner secrecy envelope in the pre-addressed outer return envelope. Complete, sign and date the voter’s declaration on the outside of the outer return envelope. If you do not sign and date below the declaration on the return envelope your Ballot will not be counted.
Step 4: Return your voted Ballot to the county election board. Absentee and Mail-in Ballots must be received by 8:00 PM ET on Election Day at your County Election Office. To ensure your Ballot is received by the deadline, return it as soon as possible.
Mail Your Ballot using the return envelope supplied with your Ballot, make sure you use the proper postage (if needed) and that it arrives at your County Election Office by 8:00 PM on Election Day. Postmarks do not count. If your Ballot is not received by the county election board by 8:00 PM ET on Election Day, it will not be counted.
Or, you can Hand Deliver Your Ballot before 8:00 PM ET on Election Day to your County Election Office or other officially designated site. Additionally, some counties are providing drop-boxes for Mail-In Ballots.
In Person Voting on Tuesday, May 17
You can vote anytime on Election Day from 7:00 AM ET – 8:00 PM ET. In addition, any Mail-In Ballots must be physically received in the County Election Office by 8:00 PM ET. Postmarked by 8:00 PM ET does not count.
The Pennsylvania Board of Elections has a special tool so Pennsylvanians can find their poll site for Election Day.
In order to vote for John Fetterman in the May 17 Democratic primary, you MUST have registered to vote as a Democrat by May 2, 2022.
Unsure of your voter registration, or simply need to register to vote in the first place? You can confirm your voter information below (hey, it never hurts to check)!