League of Women Voters of Lehigh County

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VOTERS GUIDE FOR 2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTION IS AVAILABLE

The digital version of the Voters Guide is available here.

A hardcopy of the Voters Guide is available at most local libraries.

THANK YOU TO THE MORNING CALL FOR PUBLISHING THE VOTERS GUIDE AND MAKING ADDITIONAL PAPER COPIES AVAILABLE FOR THE COMMUNITY.


LEHIGH COUNTY POLLING PLACE CHANGES FOR NOVEMBER 2ND ELECTION

  • ALLENTOWN 8TH WARD, 2ND DISTRICT: Changed from John T. Gross Towers, 1339 West Allen Street, Allentown to Luis A. Ramos Elementary, 1430 Allen Street, Allentown
  • ALLENTOWN 8TH WARD, 4TH DISTRICT: Changed from Agricultural Hall, 302 N 17th Street, Allentown to Luis A. Ramos Elementary, 1430 Allen Street, Allentown
  • NORTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP, 1ST DISTRICT: Changed from Schnecksville Fire Company, 4550 Old Packhouse Road, Schnecksville to Union Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5500 Route 873, Schnecksville
  • UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP 7TH AND 8TH DISTRICTS: Changed from Stone Run Winery, 150 Independent Road, Breinigsville to Lighthouse Baptist Church LV, 2096 Independent Road, Breinigsville

VOLUNTEER TO BE A POLL WORKER

Lehigh County is in need of poll workers for the November 2nd election. Call the Lehigh County Office of Voter Registration at 610-782-3194 to sign up to become a poll worker.


HELP GET THE FREEDOM TO VOTE ACT ENACTED

Time is now running out to get the FREEDOM TO VOTE ACT enacted to prevent voter suppression, gerrymandering and dark money in next year’s election.   

Please call Sen. Casey at 202-224-6342 and Sen. Toomey at 202-224-4254 and tell them to reform the filibuster and pass the Freedom to Vote Act.  Also call President Biden at 202-456-1111 and tell him to do everything in his power to overcome the filibuster and enact the Freedom to Vote Act.


LEHIGH COUNTY DROP BOXES AVAILABLE FOR NOVEMBER 2, 2021 ELECTION

Drop boxes for mail ballots will be available for residents at five select municipal buildings in Lehigh County beginning October 18, 2021. On September 17th, 2020, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled that drop boxes will be allowed for the upcoming Elections. As a result, the Lehigh County Election Board finalized that five boxes will be available at the following locations.

Voters can find them at the following district locations:

  • District #1, North Whitehall Township Building, 3256 LevansRoad, Coplay,PA 18037, 610-799-3411, M-F 7:30AM- 4PM
  • District #2, Lehigh County Authority (LCA) Lobby, 1053 Spruce Road,Allentown, PA 18106, 610-398-2503, M-F 8:15AM- 4:45PM. NOTE THAT THIS IS A NEW LOCATION FOR THE DISTRICT #2 DROP BOX.
  • District #3, Fountain Hill Borough Building, 941 Long Street, Fountain Hill, PA 18015, 610-867-0301, M-F 8:30AM-4:30PM
  • District #4, Lehigh County Government Center, 17 South 7th Street, Allentown,PA 18101, 610 782-3194, 24/7 Drop Box Main Entrance
  • District #5, Emmaus Borough Office, 28 South 4th Street, Emmaus, PA 18049, 610-965-9292, M-F 8AM-4PM

Ballots can be dropped off at these locations instead of by mail or by handing them to a Voter Registration Office employee. You may only drop off your ballot. Certificate of Designated Agent forms can be found at www.vote.pa.gov This will allow you to drop off someone else’s ballot if they are physically unable to do so. Each drop box location will be monitored via electronic surveillance.

All ballots must be enclosed in the Secrecy mailing envelope before being sealed in the mailing envelope. Secrecy envelopes cannot have any identifying marks. Mailing envelope must be signed & dated. Any ballots that fail to do this will not be counted.