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Vote by Mail - Joe Rodgers

The Postal Service will play a vital role in the upcoming general election taking place on November 3, 2020. More vote-by-mail ballots will be cast then ever before in American history. Is the Postal Service ready for the general election in 2020? If not, what can we do to guarantee that our mail-in ballot is counted? What can we do to safeguard our most sacred democratic process, the right to vote?

In Pennsylvania, you can apply for a mail-in / absentee ballot, now. You can do so by applying online at Option 2: You can contact your "county election office" directly and request a paper application. Option 3: You can contact the Department of State to request an application by emailing: or calling 1-877-VOTESPA.

The most important factor in making sure your vote is counted is to vote early. Apply for your vote-by-mail application early and get you ballot in right away.

The following dates are extremely important:

  • 5pm October 27, 2020 – APPLICATIONS must be RECEIVED by your county election office.
  • 8pm November 3, 2020 – VOTED BALLOTS must be RECEIVED by your county election office. Postmarks are not enough.

Branch 157 is willing and able to help any of our members needing help in obtaining a vote-by-mail ballot. All you have to do is give us a call. Remember, too many Americans have made the ultimate sacrifice to secure our right to vote. We cannot permit anyone to stop us now.