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Voting for the First Time in a Precinct

Voter ID

New Federal and State laws require voters who appear to vote in a precinct for the first time to provide election officials with proof of identification.

Are you voting in a precinct for the first time?

If you answered YES, then you will be required to provide one of the following approved forms of identification. 

Approved forms of photo identification (ID must be valid):

  • PA driver’s license or ID card issued by PennDOT 
  • ID issued by any other Commonwealth agency 
  • ID issued by the U.S. government 
  • U.S. Passport 
  • U.S. Armed Forces ID 
  • Student ID 
  • Employee ID

Approved forms of non-photo identification (ID must include the name and address of the elector):

  • Voter’s identification card issued by the voter registration commission
  • Non-photo ID issued by the Commonwealth 
  • Non-photo ID issued by the U.S. Government 
  • Firearm permit 
  • Current utility bill 
  • Current bank statement 
  • Current paycheck 
  • Government check