Luzerne County Board of Elections in Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania

Address and phone number for Luzerne County Board of Elections, a Board Of Elections, at North Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilkes-Barre PA.


Name
Luzerne County Board of Elections
Address
20 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 18701
Phone
570-825-1715
Fax
570-820-6399

About the Luzerne County Board of Elections

The Luzerne County Board of Elections, located in Wilkes-Barre, PA, is a government office that oversees local elections in Wilkes-Barre. The Board of Elections holds general elections, caucuses, primaries, and special elections, including elections for Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania state, and federal offices. The Wilkes-Barre 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:
  • Wilkes-Barre election results
  • Registering to vote in Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Election poll locations
  • Applying for an absentee ballot
  • Voter records
  • Learning about upcoming elections
  • Volunteering on election day
Wilkes-Barre Elections Board Responsibilities
  1. Wilkes-Barre Voter Registration
  2. Election Planning and Preparedness
  3. Election Day Activities in Luzerne County
Wilkes-Barre Voter Records

In Wilkes-Barre, voter registration information, voter records, and election results are public records. The public can request these voter records through the Luzerne 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 Luzerne County voter records.

Voter Registration

The Board of Elections oversees voter registration in Wilkes-Barre, 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.

Wilkes-Barre Elections Planning & Polls

The Luzerne County Board of Elections is charged with planning and carrying out elections. To prepare for elections, the Board of Elections maintains records on Luzerne 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 Wilkes-Barre 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 Wilkes-Barre poll workers and volunteers, maintains voting machines, and follows Pennsylvania state regulations and deadlines on voting.

Elections Day Activities in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

On Election Day, The Wilkes-Barre 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 Wilkes-Barre 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 Luzerne County Board of Elections

You may contact the Luzerne County Board of Elections by calling 570-825-1715, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Luzerne County Board of Elections, 20 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 18701.


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