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The Board of Elections:
Commissioner Charles H. Martin, Chairman; Commissioner Robert G. Loughery; and Commissioner Diane M. Ellis-Marseglia, LCSW
Nomination Petitions and Instructions for Circulating - Municipal Primary 2017
Schedule of Offices and Number to be Nominated - Municipal Primary 2017
2017 Municipal Primary: Official Notice for Military and Overseas Voters
The Board of Elections Office:
- Prepares and furnishes all material used at elections
- Receives petitions for placement of candidates on the primary ballot
- Registers new voters
- Maintains voter registration files, including name, address and political party changes
- Processes and mails absentee ballots
- Instructs election officials
- Prepares and delivers all voting machines in 304 voting districts
- Receives the returns of all primaries and elections from each precinct; canvasses, computes and certifies results
- Responds to daily questions and requests over the counter and via telephone.
Find Voter Registration Status
Register to Vote!
Last Day to Register to vote or make changes to registration for the Municipal Primary is April 17, 2017.
Where to Register:
Online or at the Registration Office in the Bucks County Courthouse, Doylestown, or pick up a Voter Registration Application at any Post Office, Wine & Spirit Shoppe, Municipal Building or Library, or download a Voter Registration Application below. In addition, the Department of Transportation provides for voter registration with their driver's license application, renewal or change of name or address.
To register, you must:
- Be a citizen of the United States for at least one month before the next election;
- Be a resident of Pennsylvania and of your election district for at least 30 days before the next election; and
- Be eighteen (18) years of age on the day of the next election.
Online Voter Registration
You can register to vote through the Pennsylvania Department of State’s online application. Before you begin, be sure to have your Pennsylvania driver’s license or PennDOT ID card handy. If you don’t have one, there are other options. Once you submit your online application, it will be forwarded to the county voter registration office for processing.
Download a Voter Registration Application
The Voter Registration Application may be typed on-screen, printed, signed, and must be mailed or hand-delivered to the Board of Elections. The county must have a signed original form in its files. Faxed copies are not permitted by law (there are exceptions for military voters and overseas civilian voters - please contact our office or visit http://www.fvap.gov/ for further information). All voter registration forms being mailed in must be postmarked no later than April 17, 2017.
Absentee Ballot Application
The Absentee Ballot Application may be typed on-screen, printed, signed, and must be mailed or hand-delivered to the Board of Elections. The county must have a signed original form in its files. Faxed copies are not permitted by law (there are exceptions for military voters and overseas civilian voters - please contact our office or visit http://www.fvap.gov/ for further information).
Bucks County Board of Elections
55 E. Court St.
Doylestown, PA 18901
Board of Elections - 215-348-6154
Last day to register to vote for the 2017 Municipal Primary: Monday, April 17, 2017
Some services are also available at the
Government Services Centers (Register to vote, absentee ballot applications...):
Lower Bucks County
7321 New Falls Road
Levittown, PA 19055
Upper Bucks County
Quakertown PA 18951