Voter Registration

Find Your Voter Registration Status

You can check your current voter registration status on the Department of State’s website using the link below, or by calling or visiting our office in-person.

Find Your Voter Registration Status Online 

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 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. 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.

Deadline to Register

The deadline for voter registration is 15 days prior to each primary and/or election, with the following exception:

  • 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.

Postmarks will NOT be accepted.

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 or emailed to:

Request to Cancel Voter Registration

The Lifecycle of a Voter

A citizen of Pennsylvania can register to vote, vote on election day and remain registered until removed from the voter rolls. 

The Lifecycle of a Voter