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The Pennsylvania Primary Election
is May 18th!

Remember these important dates!
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May 3     Last day to register to vote before the Primary Election
You can register to vote at
See our Make a Plan to Vote page for detailed information.
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May 11      Last day to request a Mail-in Ballot or vote Over-the-Counter
You can request a ballot at 
See our Mail-in Voting page for detailed information.

Welcome to the League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh!

For 100 years, the League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, has encouraged informed and active participation in government, worked to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influenced public policy through education and advocacy.  Our hundreds of volunteers and members serve the voters in the Pittsburgh area with candidate forums, voter registration, civic education, and advocacy!

Won't you join us?    Join the League!  

Members, Need Help Logging in?   Member Login Help

View the Pennsylvania Superior Court Candidate Forum, which was held on April 6th.

Visit our Candidate Forums page for more recordings, and information about upcoming events.
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Why Vote in the May 18 Primary?

1.  The 2021 Primary is for every voter!   There are several  ballot questions for all registered voters.  You do not have to be registered as a Democrat or Republican to vote on these important questions, which include: 

2.  In some races, the Primary result is the final result.  This happens when all candidates running for an office are members of the same party, and is true of many municipal races, including the Pittsburgh Mayor's race. 

3.  In local, municipal elections, the results are close to home. 
Mayors, sheriffs, judges, town councils and school boards set your local taxes, and make and enforce decisions that affect your daily life.

 Your Vote is Your Voice!  Vote in the May 18 Primary, and in Every Election!

In the May 18 Primary, ALL registered PA voters can vote on 
3 Proposed Amendments to the PA Constitution

Two amendments propose changes to the Governor's authority to make and manage emergency declarations. 

One addresses discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity.

Learn more in this infographic.

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Know Your Ballot -- Your Vote is Your Voice!

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From our Voter Resource Library... 

        ...Information to help you, your classroom or community group prepare for the May Primary.

Municipal Elections

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Understanding Municipal Elections

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Closed Primary Elections

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Harrisburg Watch
Learn about the issues we're following at the state level, and how you can get involved, on our Harrisburg Watch page.  Harrisburg Watch

The Elections are over, your new Elected Officials are sworn in, and it's time for your government to get to work for YOU!

The 2021 edition of "Facts For Citizens" is available in digital format!

"Facts for Citizens" is a directory of election information and government officials for residents of Allegheny County. It contains :

  • contact information for key officials in National, State, County, and City of Pittsburgh government,
  • election dates and information for 2021, and
  • live links to PA voter registration and voter service forms.
Visit the Facts for Citizens page at  to download or view the directory!  

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