Bureau of Elections

Planning a visit?

Cumberland County offices are currently open by appointment only. To visit the Bureau of Elections you can schedule an appointment online or by calling our office at 717-240-6385.

Circulating a Nomination Petition?

To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, you are encouraged to follow these Best Practices for Circulating Petitions when collecting signatures.

Official Notice of Election for Military & Overseas Voters

This is an official notice of a Municipal Primary to be conducted on May 18, 2021 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

Election / Voter Services Functions

  • Registering voters
  • Conducting elections
  • Maintaining the registration of all voters
  • Preparing notices of elections and lists of offices
  • Accepting / verifying nomination petitions
  • Preparing official and specimen ballots
  • Administering the Campaign Expenditure Act

Additional Responsibilities

  • Establishing voting precincts
  • Locating polling places
  • Training election officers to staff the polls on Election Day
  • Preparing all election supplies to be used at the polls on Election Day