Voter Registration

Registering Online

Please visit the Department of State's website, using the link below to register to vote or to update your registration online. 


Online Voter Registration



Registering in Person


You may register to vote (or make changes to an existing record) at the Cumberland County Elections Office during regular business hours between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm at:

1601 Ritner Highway
Suite 201
Carlisle, PA 17013

Registering by Mail


Forms to register by mail are available at most Cumberland County post offices, libraries, state liquor stores, municipal buildings, and party headquarters. These forms require postage for adequate delivery to the County office.

Voter Registration Form (pdf)
**This form serves to register for the first time or to make changes to an existing voter record.** 
        

Registering to Vote through the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)


You may apply for voter registration when you apply for or renew a drivers license, which can serve as an application for voter registration or an update to a previous voter registration. Ask about it at your local DMV.
 


Registering to Vote at Various Government Agencies


You can apply for voter registration at the Department of Public Welfare, Health, Labor, and Industry, the County Clerk of Orphans Court, and all armed forces recruitment centers. All forms submitted at these agencies are forwarded to proper voter registration commissions.
  


Deadline to Register


The deadline for voter registration is 30 days prior to each election, with the following exceptions:
  • Mailed applications must be postmarked no later than the registration deadline.
  • If the application is submitted to the Department of Transportation or agencies designated for registration before the deadline, the proper voter registration commission must process the application.


Canceling Your Voter Registration

You can cancel your Pennsylvania Voter Registration at any time by completing the Request to Cancel Voter Registration form. The signed and completed form should be returned to: Cumberland County Bureau of Elections, 1601 Ritner Highway, Suite 201, Carlisle, PA 17013.
Request to Cancel Voter Registration