Somerset County Board of Elections in Somerset Pennsylvania

Address and phone number for Somerset County Board of Elections, a Board Of Elections, at North Center Avenue, Somerset PA.


Name
Somerset County Board of Elections
Address
300 North Center Avenue, Somerset, Pennsylvania, 15501
Phone
814-445-1549

About the Somerset County Board of Elections

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

In Somerset, voter registration information, voter records, and election results are public records. The public can request these voter records through the Somerset 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 Somerset County voter records.

Voter Registration

The Board of Elections oversees voter registration in Somerset, 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.

Somerset Elections Planning & Polls

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

Elections Day Activities in Somerset County, Pennsylvania

On Election Day, The Somerset 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 Somerset 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 Somerset County Board of Elections

You may contact the Somerset County Board of Elections by calling 814-445-1549, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Somerset County Board of Elections, 300 North Center Avenue, Somerset, Pennsylvania, 15501.


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