Voting at the Polls: What to Expect 

Exercising your right to vote is a powerful part of our democracy, but if you’ve never voted before, you might not know what to expect. Learn what it’s like to vote in person at your polling location.

November 8th is the PA General Election!

While this might not be a “big” election year, it’s important to have your voice reflected in all levels of government, including local offices. The best way to do that is simply to vote! The following guide provides details on the voting process (both in-person and by mail), along with links to candidate forums and ballot questions for more context. 

Voting By Mail-In Ballot: What to Expect

Voting by mail is now an option in Pennsylvania. It’s an easy, convenient and secure way to cast your ballot. Apply online, and you’ll receive a ballot in the mail. Mark your ballot and return it by the specified deadline. It’s that simple! 

2022 CivicCLP Speaker Series Lineup

This year’s CivicCLP Speaker Series features voices who will inspire, excite and challenge the community with fresh ideas and perspectives on the importance of difficult dialogue, social infrastructure, record transparency and more!

May 17th is the PA Primary Election!

It’s election season once again! Primary elections allow community members to choose local and statewide candidates for office and to vote for local legislation.

A Special Election Year in Allegheny County

A Special Election will be held on April 5, 2022 to fill two seats in the PA General Assembly for the 19th and 24th Legislative Districts. These seats were previously held by Ed Gainey and Jake Wheatley, and were left vacant when Ed Gainey became Mayor of Pittsburgh, and Jake Wheatley was selected as his Chief of Staff.