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August 28, 2008

Oct. 6 voter deadline looms

The deadline for voter registration for the Nov. 4 general election is Oct. 6. Registration forms must be received in the Allegheny County Board of Elections or postmarked by that date.

Those who are eligible to vote but have not registered before, whose name or address has changed, or who wish to change political party affiliation must submit a voter registration form, which is valid in all Pennsylvania counties.

Forms for voter registration are available at Pitt’s Office of Governmental Relations, 710 Alumni Hall (4-6011). Forms also are available at the Board of Elections, driver’s license centers, state liquor stores, libraries, some banks, municipal buildings, post offices and online at

The Allegheny County Elections Division is located at 604 County Office Building, 542 Forbes Ave., Downtown; 412/350-4510;

Individuals who will not be able to vote at their polling place on Election Day should follow the two-step process to request an absentee ballot application form from the Office of Elections no later than Oct. 28, and complete the absentee ballot and return it no later than Oct. 31.

Additional information on voter registration is available at and a voter registration form may be obtained at

Absentee ballots from military and overseas voters must be postmarked no later than Nov. 3. Abssetnee ballots must be received by Nov. 12.

Filed under: Feature,Volume 41 Issue 1

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