Lancaster County Board of Elections in Lancaster Pennsylvania

Address and phone number for Lancaster County Board of Elections, a Board Of Elections, at North Queen Street, Lancaster PA.


Name
Lancaster County Board of Elections
Address
150 North Queen Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17603
Phone
717-295-3558

About the Lancaster County Board of Elections

The Lancaster County Board of Elections, located in Lancaster, PA, is a government office that oversees local elections in Lancaster. The Board of Elections holds general elections, caucuses, primaries, and special elections, including elections for Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania state, and federal offices. The Lancaster Elections Department, also known as the Board of Registrars, manages poll locations, certifies election results, and promotes fair and legal elections.

You may contact the Board of Elections for questions about:
  • Lancaster election results
  • Registering to vote in Lancaster, PA
  • Election poll locations
  • Applying for an absentee ballot
  • Voter records
  • Learning about upcoming elections
  • Volunteering on election day
Lancaster Elections Board Responsibilities
  1. Lancaster Voter Registration
  2. Election Planning and Preparedness
  3. Election Day Activities in Lancaster County
Lancaster Voter Records

In Lancaster, voter registration information, voter records, and election results are public records. The public can request these voter records through the Lancaster County Board of Elections. These voter records also include information such as party affiliation and elections in which the voter participated. Contact the Board of Elections for more information on accessing Lancaster County voter records.

Voter Registration

The Board of Elections oversees voter registration in Lancaster, including maintaining a list of registered voters and checking the accuracy of voter registration information. While other offices, including the Department of Motor Vehicles, may accept voter registration forms, the Board of Elections processes and verifies these applications to ensure accurate voter registration.

Lancaster Elections Planning & Polls

The Lancaster County Board of Elections is charged with planning and carrying out elections. To prepare for elections, the Board of Elections maintains records on Lancaster County voting districts and establishes polling locations within the district for early voting and in-person voting on election day. The Board of Elections also designs Lancaster election ballots, checking the accuracy of candidates' names, the wording of referendums, and the clarity of ballot questions. This includes PA absentee or mail-in ballots. In addition, the Board of Elections trains Lancaster poll workers and volunteers, maintains voting machines, and follows Pennsylvania state regulations and deadlines on voting.

Elections Day Activities in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

On Election Day, The Lancaster Elections Board staffs polling places, provides ballots and voting machines, or picks up drop-off or mail-in ballots. The Board of Elections oversees vote counting and communicates with Pennsylvania state officials on issues or irregularities in voting. When polls close, the Board of Elections tallies the results and reports the outcome to state officials and the public.

Election Information

The Lancaster Board of Elections provides information about upcoming elections, including candidates that qualify for the election, referendums and initiatives on the ballot, and volunteering opportunities. The Board also provides voter pamphlets and candidate position statements to inform voters.

Contact the Lancaster County Board of Elections

You may contact the Lancaster County Board of Elections by calling 717-295-3558, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Lancaster County Board of Elections, 150 North Queen Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17603.


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