Elections & Voter Registration

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Welcome to York County Elections and Voter Registration

Per Act 88, York County has received 21,884 mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2023 Municipal Election. 


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The York County Elections and Voter Registration 
office opened a new location. 
As of January 9, 2023, our new office address is:
2401 Pleasant Valley Road
Suite 219
York, PA 17402

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Step 1:      No appointment is needed, but it will be faster as you will have a shorter wait.

Step 2:   Come to the Elections Office located at Pleasant Valley Road Monday - Friday, 8:30AM to 4:00PM beginning September 13, 2023.  Last day for counter voting is October 31st 8:30AM-5:00PM.

Step 3: Receive your ballot and cast your vote(s) within your assigned precinct.

Step 4:  Seal your ballot in the white inner secrecy envelope that indicates "official elections ballot", making sure not to make any marks on the envelope. CAUTION! Your ballot must be enclosed and sealed in the white inner secrecy envelope, or it will not be counted. 

Step 5: Seal the inner secrecy envelope inside the pre-addressed outer return envelope where you must sign. CAUTION! Seal your ballot in both envelopes, or it will not be counted.

Step 6: Complete, sign, and date the voter's declaration on the outside of the outer return envelope. CAUTION! If you do not sign and date the outer return envelope, your ballot will not be counted.

Step 7: Hand in your ballot to the Elections Representative.

Remember: If you return your voted mail-in or absentee ballot, then you cannot vote at your polling place on Election Day.

Our office still has a location in the Administrative Center in York City, our office is still located at:

 28 East Market Street
York, PA 17401

The Administrative Center location is open 9am-2pm Monday through Friday

Both locations can handle your requests, with one exception, the York City office cannot provide reports. Walking lists, street lists, etc. 

The Elections Office is pleased to announce York County will be offering curb-side service for individuals to drop off their completed mail in ballots for the 2023 primary election.

If you a registered voter, you may drop off your ballot in front of 28 E. Market Street, York County Administration Center on:

  • Saturday, October 28th from 10am to 2pm; 
  • Saturday, November 4thth from 10am to 2pm; and, 
  • Election Day, November 7thth from 7am to 8pm.

 The Administrative Center office location will be closed on Election Day, but the drop box will be available by the front steps all day. Ballots can be dropped off there or at the Voters office at 2401 Pleasant Valley Road. 

Voters may also drop off their completed mail in ballots at the Elections counter located at 2401 Pleasant Valley before November 7th between the hours of 8am to 4pm, and between the hours of 8am and 8pm on November 7th. 

For information on registering to vote, obtaining a mail-in or absentee ballot, or how to get started participating in elections, please visit our Voter Services page.

For information on types of elections, upcoming election dates, poll workers, and candidates/running for office, please visit our Election Information page.

For information on who's on my ballot, where do I vote, how to vote, and voting machine demonstrations, please visit our Plan Your Vote page. 

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York County Board of Elections

Felicia Dell, Chair

Mark Derr, Vice-Chair 

Hon. Cristy Fawcett, Member

York County Board of Elections Mission

The mission of York County Elections & Voter Registration Office is to ensure that each citizen of York County who is eligible to register and vote is able to do so; that York County elections are operated with the upmost integrity, transparency, and accountability; and that the department is known for its excellence in customer service and administration of elections.

York County Board of Elections Responsibilities

  • Registering voters and managing elections for York County
  • Processing new registrations, moves, change of political party, etc.
  • Furnishing street lists (alphabetical listing by street of all individuals registered to vote within York County)
  • Distributing and receiving nomination petitions
  • Preparing ballots
  • Retaining/paying local election board members
  • Programming and distributing voting machines to 161 voting precincts throughout York County
  • Distributing and receiving campaign expense statements/reports
  • Certifying election results

Information Regarding Mass-Mailings of Registrations and Mail-in Ballot Applications:

The York County Elections & Voter Registration office is not affiliated with any outside third party organizations. If you have received a registration form or mail-in ballot application from a third party and you no longer wish to receive them, please contact the organization who sent it. Outside organizations may be using old or incomplete voter lists to send their mailings. The documents being sent from these third-party groups are APPLICATIONS, not ballots.  Official ballots are sent from the York County Elections and Voter Registration Office only at the request of the voter.  The Elections & Voter Registration Office is aware of the following organizations sending mass mailings:

Please see the following press release (English) (pdf) presione soltar (en Español) (PDF) for more information.

  1. Elections & Voter Registration

    Physical Address
    2401 Pleasant Valley Road
    Suite 219
    York, PA 17402

    Fax: 717-771-4387

    The Office of Elections and Voter Registration has opened a new location in East York, however, the office has a presence in downtown York. 

    28 East Market Street
    York, PA 17401

    The York City Office can handle most requests, such as:

    Handing in Mail-In and Absentee Ballots

    Updating your registration

    Applying for a ballot

    Handing in campaign finance 

    What you CANNOT do in the downtown location:

    Request or pick up reports 

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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