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May 21st is the primary election for school board candidates. Most of the time, school board members are determined in the primary election. The top 4 vote getters on the Democrat and Republican ballot are the only names that appear on the ballot in November.

To vote in the May 21st primary election, you must be registered by April 22nd as a Democrat or Republican. There are four school board seats up for election and each seat is for a four-year term.

Your vote on May 21st will impact the board’s vote on May 22nd.

How can I find out if I am registered to vote?

  • You can find out if you are registered to vote (and your party affiliation) by clicking here.  You will also be able to find your polling place.
  • You can also call the Allegheny County Elections Division at (412) 350-4510 to confirm your registration.



I’m not registered to vote.  Where can I register?

  • You can register to vote by mail.  Registration-by-mail forms are available online here.
  • You should download, print, complete and sign the form.

Then send it to:
Attn: Voter Registration Section
Division of Elections
Allegheny County
542 Forbes Ave.,
Room 609
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2953

  • Forms can be requested from the Allegheny County Elections Division by calling (412) 350-4510.



What if I want to change my party affiliation from Independent so that I can vote in this primary?

  • You can submit a new voter registration form.  When completing the form, ensure you select the box that says Change of Party [Box 2].



When do I need to register to vote or change my affiliation in order to vote in the primary?

  • Registration-by-mail forms must be postmarked no later than the voter registration deadline in order to be processed for the upcoming primary.  For the primary on May 21, your form must be postmarked by April 22, 2013.
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