Tuesday, November 5 is Election Day! Here’s everything you need to know.

Making a plan to vote

The Philadelphia City Commissioners website has plenty of helpful information about preparing for Election Day, including:

  • Polling place locations
  • Polling place accessibility
  • Information on absentee ballots or provisional ballots
  • Help for voters with limited English proficiency
  • Sample ballots

Getting to the polls

Polls are open from 7 a.m to 8 p.m. If you are in line by 8 p.m., you must be allowed to vote. Make sure you allow yourself plenty of time to vote.

If you have any issues at the polls, such as questions about poll locations or registration status, please contact the City Commissioners’ Voter Hotline: 215-686-1590.

The City of Philadelphia is required to ensure that its election process is accessible to people with disabilities. Learn more about polling place accessibility.

Casting your ballot

There will be new voting machines at all polling locations this year. Before you vote, you can familiarize yourself with the new machines by watching this video on using the new voting system. You can also visit the Philadelphia City Commissioners website to learn more about the new machines.

To report any election concerns (such as allegations of illegal voting, candidate write-in issues, intimidation, or illegal electioneering), please contact the District Attorney’s Election Fraud Task Force:

  • 215-686-9641
  • 215-686-9643
  • 215-686-9644

See you at the polls!