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How to Register to Vote in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware

Want to vote in the Nov. 5 general election?

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    What to Know

    • Oct. 15 is the deadline date to get registered to vote for the Nov. 5 general election in New Jersey.

    • The registration deadline has already passed in Pennsylvania.

    • Below you will find instructions on how to get registered in your state.

    Local and national elections are quickly approaching, which means it's time to start thinking about how to vote and where.

    If you live in New Jersey and plan to vote in the upcoming election in November, you have until Oct. 15 to register.

    The registration deadline has already passed in Pennsylvania.

    There are no local elections in Delaware coming up in 2019.

    Check below for everything else you need to know to cast your ballot.

    How do I register to vote?

    New Jersey voters can find their county's registration forms here. They must be mailed in at least 21 days before an upcoming election if you want to vote in that contest. You can be 17 years old to register but must be 18 years old at the time of the election to cast your ballot.

    Pennsylvania voters can register online by clicking here.

    Active duty military service members, or service members who are a hospitalized or bedridden veterans, can register at any time here.

    Delaware does not have a local election coming up in 2019. But if you want to register to vote in the 2020 national election, click here to download your registration application.

    What are the deadlines?

    Pennsylvanians must have registered by Oct. 7 if they plan to vote in the November local elections. New Jersey residents have until Oct. 15 to register for local contests. People in Delaware have until mid 2020 to register for the national election.

    Who can register?

    American citizens who have established at least 30 days residency in their counties. You must be 18 years old to cast a ballot.

    Can I vote by mail?

    Yes. Each state has their own form to fill out. Click here for Pennsylvania, here for New Jersey and here for Delaware.

    I don't know if I'm registered to vote. Where can I check my status?

    Pennsylvania voters can find their status here, New Jersey residents should click here and Delaware voters can look here.